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All himo and chichikawa are included in the bogu set?
Yes. Men and Do himo, Tenugui towel, and Chichikawa are all included in the bogu set.
Can I order Saya individually? My Saya has been broken.
We supply the Saya individually but because the hole of Saya is adjusted according to the each blade, you may need to adjust it by yourself.
Can I pay by Western Union?
Western Union no longer have a collection branch in Kyoto, and the minimum withdrawal limit in Japan is 800,000 JPY. Therefore we are unable to accept payment by Western Union.
Can I pay in cash?
You can make payment for your order in Cash, in the currency of your choosing. Simply send it to us by recorded mail to the address below. However, this is done at your own risk and we are NOT respons
Can I place a customized order for kamon?
We provide various Kamon embroidery of traditional Japanese family clan. If you like to embroider your own Kamon or calligraphy other than our selections, please send us the file and preferable size.
Can I request to change some features of original iaito?
Yes, we accept modificatios of iaito. Fisrt please inquire us about availability for that model. And when ordering you can leave order comments to notify us of the modifications.
Can you make Iaito with two Mekugi?
Yes we can. You may specify so in Comments box when checking out the shopping cart. There is no additional cost required.
Can you repair my Kendo Bogu?
We certainly can. There are always several Bogu-expertising craftsman standing by at Tozando Bogu workshop. Regardless of where you got your Bogu from, we repair it. The repair fee differs from the de
Can you translate my name into Kanji?
Our staff are also able to translate your name into Japanese Kanji, this is generally done by selecting Kanji which use the same phonetic sound (Ateji). However, if you wanted to use a particualr set
Do I need a license to import Iaito sword to my country?
Because the Iaito sword is declared as an imtiation sword, no license is needed in many countries. However, the UK customer need to obtain the certificate from BKA due to the UK's law.
Do you deliver to P.O. Box?
Only EMS does. Please select EMS for shipping method when filling in the order form.
Do you ship to US Army Bases?
Please choose EMS or if you prefer to ship by UPS, write the local address. UPS cannot ship to the APO address of US army bases.
Does your iaito have bo-hi?
Yes. All of our iaito on the website has bo-hi. Howevere no bo-hi option is also available for limited models.
How do I maintain Bokken?
Wipe the surface of Bokken with a dry and soft cloth after each use. Once in a few month, you may apply a very small amount of such natural oil as camellia oil, walnut oil, or even vegetable oil, and
How do I maintain Iaito sword ?
After each use, clean the blade surface with a soft cloth or a tissue paper by removing dusts, fingerprints and any marks. Wipe the blade upward, one way, starting from the base to avoid any injury.
How do I wash Gi and Hakama ?
Hand-washing and drying in the shade is strongly recommended. If you would like to machine-wash the Gi and Hakama, please make sure to choose the gentlest cycle and use a neutral detergent. Please be
How do I wash Gi and Hakama ?
Hand-washing and drying in the shade is strongly recommended. If you would like to machine-wash the Gi and Hakama, please make sure to choose the gentlest cycle and use a neutral detergent. Please be
How is Yoroi Kote different from normal Kote?
Yoroi Kote is softer and flexible compared to ordinary Kote which make them more suitable when you use straight after the purchase.
How long UPS and EMS take to deliver?
UPS normally takes 2-4 business days from Japan to your place. And EMS takes 4-7 business days. Although there is a chance a delay is caused by customs office's inspection.
How much is the shipping?
You can instantly calculate the price of shipping to your country by simply placing an item in your shopping cart!