Ultimate Guide to Swords

person holding a samurai

From katanas to samurais, the presence of swords in almost every legend, story, movie, book, or game is a testament to how much they have saturated our fantasies. Most swords are truly remarkable. But when a hero demonstrates authentic swordsmanship using a majestic sword, you will be able to understand more why … Read more

An Introduction to Final Fantasy’s Buster Sword

The cover art of the game, featuring Cloud Strife holding the Buster Sword

Swords are no doubt one of the most known weapons since ancient times, wherein people used them during wars, as well as to maintain peace and order in one nation.  Throughout the years, different countries made their versions of the sword to fit their combat styles, and this includes a variety of … Read more

The Interesting History of the Kusanagi-no-Tsurugi from Japanese Mythology

The Imperial Regalia of Japan, based on an artist's impression

What is the Kusanagi-no-Tsurugi? Kusanagi-no-Tsurugi is a legendary sword that is one of the three Imperial Regalia of Japan. Although the sword was initially named Ameno-no-Murakumo-no-Tsurugi (Heavenly Sword of Gathering Clouds), the name was later changed to Kusanagi-no-Tsurugi (Grass-Cutting Sword). This sword, along with the two sacred treasures, represents the three primary … Read more