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for sword length calculator - work out traditional Japanese measurements from mm, cm, or inches and visa versa.
measurements and terms
Five traditions and 8 roads
, a brief explanation on the relationship of sword forging methods due to the 8 highways and the interchange of ideas during the Koto times.
Changes in sword shape
from Jokoto to Gendaito.
for the anatomy of 47 Ronin prints and close ups of the
used on the original prints.
47 Ronin comparisons
and research of print states and editions.
The 69 stations of the Kosikaido
series by Kuniyoshi.