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The ninjato is the popular straight ninja sword that has become the emblem of these elite troops of feudal Japan. It has a long, straight blade with a menacing, pointed tip (Kiriha Zukuri). It is usually depicted as black as night.
It is one of the most famous swords of ancient Japan. And yet, what we know about it is relatively little.
What was the ninjato used for? What advantage does it offer as opposed to other swords? Was it really the ninja’s weapon of choice?
In this post you will find all the answers to all the questions you have about this famous ninja sword.