Functional Samurai Swords

Our hand picked selection of Japanese styled swords are primarily geared towards providing serviceable martial arts grade swords for experienced backyard cutters and martial artists. Every sword is fully functional, from basic entry level to high end art swords. 

SAMURAI SWORDS BY BRAND

Entry level, Mid and High end Katana

A handpicked selection of some of our very best fully functional Samurai Swords to suit almost every taste and budget. Click the brand icons above to see each manufacturers entire range.

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Ryujin LIMITED EDITION T10 Tool Steel Dragon Katana #1
$179.99 $279.99

IN STOCK & ON SPECIAL

LIMITED EDITION RUN Year of the Dragon Ryujin T10 Tool Steel, Differentially hardened Katana with Dragon horimono engraving (two styles, one per model). Fast in the hand and optimally balanced with tightly wrapped black ito, real rayskin, glossy black saya and steel Fuchigashira and Musashi tsuba set.

Truly amazing value and priced to sell out FAST, if you like one or both of these designs, get them before they are gone.


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Ryujin LIMITED EDITION T10 Tool Steel Dragon Katana #2
$179.99 $279.99

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LIMITED EDITION RUN Year of the Dragon Ryujin T10 Tool Steel, Differentially hardened Katana with Dragon horimono engraving (two styles, one per model). Fast in the hand and optimally balanced with tightly wrapped black ito, real rayskin, glossy black saya and steel Fuchigashira and Musashi tsuba set.

Truly amazing value and priced to sell out FAST, if you like one or both of these designs, get them before they are gone.


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Project X Next Generation Elite T10 Choji Hi Polish Custom Katana
$850.00 $1,250.00

CUSTOM KATANA TIER IV BLADE, TIER III FITTINGS

CUSTOM MADE TO ORDER!

"Highly refined T10 Katana blade polished to perfection with Japanese Finger Stones"

Master Smith Forged Custom Shinogi Zukuri Differentially Hardened T10 Tool Steel blade with Elite Choji hamon and Japanese fingerstone level polish. Blade upgrade on the Forge Direct Custom Katana. Large Number of Customization Options. Made to Order, Typically ships in 8-10 weeks. Our highest level polished Custom Katana to date..

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FREE WORLDWIDE SHIPPING!

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Project X Next Generation Elite Soshu Kitae Laminated Custom Katana (MkIII)
$1,000.00 $1,495.00

CUSTOM KATANA TIER IV BLADE, TIER III FITTINGS

CUSTOM MADE TO ORDER!

"Differentially hardened and Complex Soshu Kitae Laminated Blade'

Master Smith Forged Custom Shinogi Zukuri 28" blade length (2 shaku, 3 sun, 4 bu nagasa) Katana with differentially hardened and Laminated Soshu Kiate blade - Large Number of Customization Options. Made to Order, Typically ships in 8-10 weeks. Our best quality, most traditional custom Katana to date..

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FREE WORLDWIDE SHIPPING!

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Forge Direct "Muramasa" Laminated Katana - Full Custom Option V4.0
$729.99 $999.99

CUSTOM KATANA TIER III BLADE, TIER III FITTINGS

CUSTOM MADE TO ORDER!

"Unique Laminated blade leveraging the strengths of modern steel to new levels"

Tradition melds with Science: Laminated (5 steel) Katana from the Ronin Katana Hammerforged Line. Made to Order, Full Customization Options Possible. Typically ships in 8-10 weeks. Premium Quality. Our most original and unique custom katana blade type to date..

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FREE WORLDWIDE SHIPPING!

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Forge Direct Elite T10 Custom Katana V4.0
$700.00 $1,000.00

CUSTOM KATANA TIER III BLADE, TIER III FITTINGS

CUSTOM MADE TO ORDER!

"Best value for money Master smith forged blade"

Master Smith Forged Custom Shinogi Zukuri 28" blade length (2 shaku, 3 sun, 4 bu nagasa) Katana - Large Number of Customization Options. Made to Order, Typically ships in 6-8 weeks. Premium quality. Our best value, highest bang for the buck custom Katana series to date..

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FREE WORLDWIDE SHIPPING!

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Ryujin T10 Custom Katana ELITE - Choji Midare Hamon
$499.99 $599.99

CUSTOM KATANA TIER II BLADE, TIER I FITTINGS

CUSTOM BUILT TO ORDER!

"Close to Forge Direct level blade with standard Ryujin fitting sets"

T10 Tool Steel Differentially Hardened blade. Steel fittings, all natural materials. Select and Customize your own style from a wide variety of quality components - Assembled and shipped within 1 week from the Ryujin Californian workshop!

Our fastest build time and best value for money custom Katana series to date..

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SHIPPED OUT WITHIN 1 WEEK!

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Ryujin T10 Custom 33" Blade O-Katana
$299.99 $349.99

CUSTOM KATANA TIER I BLADE, TIER I FITTINGS

CUSTOM BUILT TO ORDER!

"Massive 33" Blade and 14" Handle yet surprisingly lightweight"

T10 Tool Steel Differentially Hardened blade. Steel fittings, all natural materials. Select and Customize your own style from a wide variety of quality components - Assembled and shipped within 1 week from the Ryujin Californian workshop!

Our fastest build time and best value for money custom Katana series to date..

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SHIPPED OUT WITHIN 1 WEEK!

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Ryujin T10 Custom Katana - solid bodied blade
$249.99 $299.99

CUSTOM KATANA TIER I BLADE, TIER I FITTINGS

CUSTOM BUILT TO ORDER!

"Solid bodied Shinogi Zukuri blade/no-hi Version for maximum strength and cutting power"

T10 Tool Steel Differentially Hardened blade. Steel fittings, all natural materials. Select and Customize your own style from a wide variety of quality components - Assembled and shipped within 1 week from the Ryujin Californian workshop!

Our fastest build time and best value for money custom Katana series to date..

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SHIPPED OUT WITHIN 1 WEEK!

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Ryujin T10 Custom Katana w/bo-hi
$249.99 $299.99

CUSTOM KATANA TIER II BLADE, TIER I FITTINGS

CUSTOM BUILT TO ORDER!

"Bo-hi/fullered Shinogi Zukuri blade for extra speed and tachikaze (cutting sound feedback)"

T10 Tool Steel Differentially Hardened blade. Steel fittings, all natural materials. Select and Customize your own style from a wide variety of quality components - Assembled and shipped within 1 week from the Ryujin Californian workshop!

Our fastest build time and best value for money custom Katana series to date..

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SHIPPED OUT WITHIN 1 WEEK!

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Ryujin T10 Tool Steel 'Grey Wolf' Katana
$249.99 $329.99

IN STOCK & ON SPECIAL

Differentially hardened T10 tool steel blade with grey wolf themed fittings. Fast, lightweight and optimally balanced. First run special offer - just $249.99.


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Ryujin 5160 Spring Steel Katana ELITE - "Matsu" Katana
$329.99 $479.99

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5160 Spring Steel Differentially hardened Blade with clean suguha straight hamon and decked out with premium fittings. A serious workhorse of a blade at a fraction of its value.


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Ryujin 1060 Carbon Steel Daimyo's Tachi Sword
$299.99 $479.99

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Ryujin 1060 Carbon Steel Differentially Hardened Blade with Choji Hamon in Historically Accurate Tachi Koshirae Fittings. Highly detailed 1.4lbs brass scabbard. Includes Free display box and cleaning kit.


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Hanwei L6 Bainite Praying Mantis Katana
$1,339.98

IN STOCK

Amazingly durable Praying Mantis themed Katana made from legendary L6 tool steel. MSRP $1,900


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Hanwei L6 Bainite Celestial Katana
$1,374.98

IN STOCK

Amazingly durable and stunningly beautiful Katana made from legendary L6 tool steel. MSRP $1900


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Hanwei L6 Bainite Oni Katana
$1,199.99

IN STOCK

Amazingly durable demon themed Katana made from legendary L6 tool steel. MSRP $1800


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Hanwei Tiger Elite Katana
$1,199.99

IN STOCK

K120C Swedish Powder Steel Blade and Premium Tiger themed fittings. MSRP $1,650


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Dragon King Tatsumaki Katana
$927.95

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Differentially Hardened T10 Tool Steel Blade with Prominent, Real Hamon. High Polish and Premium Fittings (rattan wrapped saya, buffalo horn koiguchi, etc). 28" Blade, 2lbs 5oz. MSRP $1,385.00


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Dragon King Fletching Katana
$349.98

IN STOCK

Differentially Hardened 65mn (Manganese) Steel Blade with Prominent, Real Hamon. Powercutter. Cotton ito, buffalo horn koiguchi. Blade 28" 3/8. 2lbs 11oz.  MSRP $499.00


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Dragon King Sea Wave Katana
$729.00 $964.95

IN STOCK & ON SPECIAL

Differentially Hardened and Folded mix of T10 tool steel and 9260 spring steel with stunning hada. Attractive premium quality fittings. Match it with the Sea Wave Wakizashi to make a matching Daisho set. 27" 5/8 Blade, Fast and lightweight at 2lbs 1oz. MSRP $1,399.00

SALE PRICE ENDS FEB 27, 2024


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Dragon King Sea Wave Wakizashi
$599.00 $773.69

IN STOCK & ON SPECIAL

Differentially Hardened and Folded mix of T10 tool steel and 9260 spring steel with stunning hada. Attractive premium quality fittings. Match it with the Sea Wave Katana to make a matching Daisho set. 20" Blade, 1lb 6oz. MSRP $1,099.00

SALE PRICE ENDS FEB 27, 2024


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Dragon King Savior Katana
$637.95

IN STOCK

Differentially Hardened T10 Tool Steel Blade with Prominent, Real Hamon and bo-hi (fuller). Premium fittings. 29" 1/2 blade. 2lbs 11oz.

MSRP $949.00


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Dragon King WarFire Katana
$359.98

IN STOCK

Differentially Hardened 65MN Manganese Steel Blade with Prominent, Real Hamon. No bells and whistles, just solid basics. Blade: 28.25". 2.6lbs.  MSRP $539


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Dragon King Winter Sun Katana
$379.99

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Premium Quality 5160 Monotempered Beater Katana Series. Buffalo Horn Koiguchi. Steel Fittings. 30" 1/4 Blade. 3lbs. MSRP$495.00


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Dragon King Spring Sakura Katana
$379.99

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Premium Quality 5160 Monotempered Beater Katana Series. Extremely durable. Steel fittings, Silver Habaki. 27" Blade, 2lb 9oz. MSRP $495.00


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Ronin Dojo Pro Katana # 1
$294.99

IN STOCK

Standard Dotanuki Blade


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Ronin Dojo Pro Katana # 2
$294.99

IN STOCK

Standard Dotanuki Blade


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Ronin Dojo Pro Katana # 3
$294.99

IN STOCK

Standard Dotanuki Blade


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Ronin RK Series Clay Tempered Katana #1
$139.99

IN STOCK

Traditionally Clay Tempered, Differentially Hardened 1045 carbon steel blade with real hamon. Solid entry level Katana with basic fittings with the emphasis on overall blade quality. Dragon themed fittings with black on black fittings and glossy red saya.

 


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Ronin RK Series Clay Tempered Katana #2
$139.99

IN STOCK

Traditionally Clay Tempered, Differentially Hardened 1045 carbon steel blade with real hamon. Solid entry level Katana with basic fittings with the emphasis on overall blade quality. Japanese Maple leaf themed fittings.

 


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Ronin RK Series Clay Tempered Katana #3
$139.99

IN STOCK

Traditionally Clay Tempered, Differentially Hardened 1045 carbon steel blade with real hamon. Solid entry level Katana with basic fittings with the emphasis on overall blade quality. Sukashi tsuba themed fittings.

 


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Hanwei Shinogi Zukuri Raptor Katana
$362.98

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5160 Spring Steel Katana with classic blade geometry (the vast majority of Katana are classified as Shinogi Zukuri). MSRP $450


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Hanwei Shobu Zukuri Raptor Katana
$362.98

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5160 Spring Steel Katana with unique smooth and deadly Shobu style tip geometry. MSRP $450.


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Hanwei Moroha Zukuri Raptor Katana
$362.98

IN STOCK

5160 Spring Steel Katana with Moroha Zukuri (also known as Kogarasu Zukuri) blade - one of the earliest styles of Katana and likely the form taken by the first Katana ever forged by the legendary ancient sword smith Amakuni. MSRP $450


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Hanwei Nanbokucho Zukuri Raptor Katana
$362.98

IN STOCK

5160 Spring Steel Katana with a long and powerful cutting blade from one of Japan's most violent periods in its turbulent history. MSRP $450


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Hanwei Unokubi Zukuri Raptor Katana
$362.98

IN STOCK

5160 Spring Steel Katana with unique cormorants neck blade .


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Hanwei Raptor Wakizashi
$249.98

IN STOCK

5160 Spring Steel Wakizashi to create a Daisho set with any of the Raptor series blades. MSRP $350


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Hanwei Raptor Tanto
$199.98

IN STOCK

5160 Spring Steel Tanto for the Raptor Series. Matches any of the blades. MSRP $275


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