Limited edition publication showcasing the ninja sword collection of Bujinkan founder Masaaki Hatsumi.
Length: 64 pages
Born in Chiba prefecture in 1931. He found his life's mentor, Toshitsugu Takamatsu who was the last real Ninja and was so called ''Mongolian tiger'', and studied under him for the next fifteen years, becoming the 34th Soke of Togakure Ryu Ninpo Taijutsu and eight other arts (Takagi Yoshin Ryu Jyutai Jutsu, Koto Ryu Koppo Jutsu, Gyokko Ryu Kosshi Jutsu,Kumogakure Ryu Ninpo,Gyokushin Ryu Ninpo, Gigan Ryu Koppo Jutsu, Shindenfudo Ryu Daken Taijutsu and Kukishinden Ryu Happo Biken ) which he unified into the Bujinkan Dojo. There are lots of disciples all over the world.
Excellent book! Unusual swords, not the standard pristine examples; they look used!!!
So much beautiful!!!
Book of Photos of ninja swords collection of Masaaki Hatumi
Beautiful Photos of Nagao Susumu .
It's really cool to see Hatsumi sensei's private sword collection. It's like being a guest in his house getting to see all these treasures.