A Masterpiece Japanese sword Embellished with Japanese Mythology
Experience the mesmerizing allure of the Oni Katana, a blade that goes beyond simple craftsmanship to encapsulate the intricate richness of Japanese myth and legend. This isn't just another sword; it serves as a powerful testament to the fusion of artistic excellence and mythological depth, forging an unparalleled bond between you and the legendary Oni, one of the most fascinating yōkai or supernatural entities in Japanese folklore.
Much like other katanas, the blade remains the essential core of the Oni Katana. This sword is indeed a stand-out example of how artistry and functional mastery can coexist in a single, extraordinary weapon. Created with extreme care and the finest materials, the blade exemplifies a perfect balance between durability and sharpness. It's designed to withstand rigorous use, whether for martial arts practice or ceremonial purposes, making it an indispensable asset for any katana enthusiast.
Mystical Oni Artwork on the Saya
Elevating this katana to a work of art is the Oni figure meticulously painted on its black saya (scabbard). Oni, part of the yōkai family in Japanese folklore, are often considered demons or ogres. Traditionally seen as protectors against evil spirits or as punishers of the wicked, Oni hold a significant place in Japanese cultural beliefs. The Oni figure on the saya serves not just as an aesthetic feature, but as a symbol of protection and power.
Oni Symbolism and Yōkai Beliefs
The concept of yōkai encompasses a variety of supernatural creatures in Japanese folklore, and Oni are among the most iconic. Oni are often depicted as fearsome demons, but they also have a protective aspect, guarding against malevolent spirits and serving as cautionary figures in moral tales. The Oni imagery on this katana captures this dual nature—intimidating yet protective, terrifying yet fascinating. The depiction adds a layer of spiritual and cultural depth to the Oni Katana, making it a unique piece of functional art.
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Average delivery time:
- USA & Canada: 7-14 days
- Europe: 7-14 days
- Rest of the World: 12-21 days
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Please note that our katanas are hand forged according to the Japanese tradition and know-how. Depending on the complexity of the model, our blacksmiths may require additional time to forge your Japanese sword.
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Are katanas legal
It is perfectly legal to own a katana in the United States from the age of 18. Please note that each country has its own laws regarding the legality of owning a Katana. Please check your country's laws for more information.
Are katanas full tang
Yes, all our katanas are full tang, which means that the blade of the sword extends all the way through the handle and is secured with pegs or rivets. This construction provides a strong and balanced sword with good handling and durability.
Are katanas sharp
The katanas are sharpened by default. If you want a blunt katana, do not hesitate to contact our team.
Do you ship worldwide
We take great pride in crafting high-quality katanas and making them available to customers around the world. We offer worldwide shipping, so customers can order a katana from us no matter where they live.
To ensure a smooth delivery, we always recommend that our customers check the import regulations for katanas in their country before placing an order.
Any other question
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How the Oni Katana is forged
This iconic Japanese sword is traditionally forged using a meticulous and time-intensive process. The blade is typically made from a combination of iron sands and charcoal that has been smelted in a traditional furnace. The steel is then repeatedly heated, folded, and hammered to remove impurities and create a strong, durable blade with a sharp edge.
The resulting sword is not only a functional weapon, but also a work of art that embodies the rich cultural history of Japan.