On October 19, 2013, a critically acclaimed Samurai movie titled SHUNDOU(the international title will be BUSHIDOU) is released nationwide in Japan, and with the collaboration with the director/writer of the movie, Mikami Yasuo, Tozando is proud to introduce the new practical Iaito sword, SHUNDOU Iaito. This SHUNDOU Iaito was actually used by the leading character, Harada Daihachiro, played by Hira Takehiro, and the sword plays a great supporting role in the film to the climax.
SHUNDOU Iaito is a Tozando exclusive and offers the perfect choice for those looking for the ultimate in practical efficiency and elegant design. Not only is this SHUNDOU Iaito great for a Samurai film lover as a commemorative but perfect for Iaidoka of all levels, who are looking for a practical and elegant Iaito.
Comes as standard with black cotton Tsuka wrapping and deluxe quality cotton Sageo, deluxe Menuki, Fuchi and Kashira featuring a beautiful Dragon design and Suguha Hamon.
Features a sand-casted, bubble-free zinc/aluminum alloy blade available up to
*A zinc/aluminum alloy blade is not constructed for cutting and/or hitting any objects, further it cannot be sharpened. Please do not attempt these actions.
If you would like a set of a long sword, a short sword and a sword rack, please click here to order the Daisho Set
A sand-casted zinc/aluminum alloy blade with Suguha Hamon
Brass Fuchi/Kashira with dragon theme
Brass Menuki with dragon theme
Blackened iron rounded Muji Tsuba
Black cotton Tsuka wrapping over a white Tsukasame
Deluxe quality black cotton Sageo
| Guide Chart|
| Height|| up to 150cm|| up to 155cm|| up to 160cm ||up to 165cm || up to 170 cm||175cm and over |
| Blade Length (Shaku)|| 2.20|| 2.25||2.30 || 2.35|| 2.40|| 2.45|
| Blade Length (cm)|| 66.6|| 68.2|| 69.6|| 71.2|| 72.7|| 74.2|
| Approximate Weight|| 675g|| 700g|| 725g|| 750g|| 775g|| 800g|
*This comparative chart is a simple reference for those who are unsure
of what size to choose. The exact dimention can be determined by the each
individual body frame as the arm length, torso, and style practiced. If you would like
to make sure what you choose is the most suitable, please have the consultation
with your instructor. In general, a female practitioner is recommended
to choose the 0.05 shorter than the above comparative chart. Please note, the weights listed are strictly for guidance purposes only.