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Musashi Film Exclusive - Yoshioka Seijuro Koshirae Daito

Musashi Film Exclusive - Yoshioka Seijuro Koshirae Daito


 
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Tozando is proud to present a new series of iaito specifically made for Mikami Yasuo's latest film Musashi. This series of iaito are exact replicas of the swords used by the principle characters in the film.

This koshirae is the katana used by Miyamoto Musashi's adversary Yoshioka Seijuro in the film. Seijuro was heir to the famous Yoshioka clan of Kyoto, a renowned kenjutsu school that can trace its roots back to the Heian era and enjoyed the favour of various shogun. However they would fall into a feud with Miyamoto Musashi's father that would come to its conclusion with his son.

This is not a prop, it has been made to be used as a true iaito. The blade is made from a reinforced zinc and aluminium alloy whilst the tsuka, tsukamaki, saya and metal fittings have all been made in the traditional manner. Like all our iaito, this an authentic piece of Japanese craftsmanship that is meant to be used in Iaido training.

The film Musashi is an ambitious piece directed by Mikami Yasuo (he also directed Shundou in 2013). Mikami strives to capture true authenticity in his works and consequently films entirely on location. This commitment to a genuine atmosphere led the director to choose Tozando to develop and provide the swords for the film.

Made to exacting specifications and featuring unique fittings and designs; this iaito is not only a splendid example of craftsmanship, but also wonderully balanced and prepared for training.

Like all our iaito, it is shipped internationally for free and comes under our 1-year warranty for a tsuka-maki re-wrap. The specifications are as listed below.

Daito Specifications
  • Blade: 2.45 shaku reinforced zinc/aluminium alloy
  • Habaki: Brass
  • Tsuba: Iron Bamboo design
  • Fuchi/Kashira: Brass Raging Waves design with a black finish
  • Menuki: Sakura Blossom
  • Tsuka-maki: Pure cotton brown ito, hineri-maki
  • Tsuka Length: 8.5 sun
  • Saya: Kuroro
  • Sageo: Pure cotton brown sageo

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