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The 3 Most Popular Traditional Japanese Swords

Japan is a country popular for its swords. Swords vary in size, shape, functionality and style of manufacturing. Each period produced a different type of sword. The ancient swords were seen during the Jokoto(上古刀)period while newly-made swords flourished in the Shinto(新刀)period Among these, there are only 3 types of swords which became very popular: katana,…