Japanese Katanas

The katana is one of the renowned blades of Japan, commonly wielded by samurai warriors. Japanese katana possess a single-edged, curved blade that took days or even weeks to create. The forging process was considered a revered art. Battle-ready katana are recognized for their strength and keen edges. These embellished Asian swords often display elegant tsuba, or sword guards, and menuki ornaments bound within the wrapped cord of their handles. Most of our oriental shirasaya and traditional katana at Medieval Collectables come with a saya, or sheath, to keep the blade in good condition. We carry a stellar range of gorgeous samurai swords crafted by some of the top manufacturers from around the world. These Japanese swords are great for displaying in your home or martial arts practice. Many of them also pair well with complementary wakizashi that serve as companion swords.
Praying Mantis Katana
Item #SH2359
The Praying Mantis is a symbol of cunning and power in Japanese culture. Built on our new L6 Bainite blade in the Shobu Zukuri style with Bo-Hi, and featuring superb koshirae, the Praying Mantis Katana is a very functional piece.
Price: $1,900.00
Oni Katana
Item #SH6018KLG
The Oni are mythical creatures from Japanese folklore similar to western demons or trolls. In modern culture they are beginning to move away from this menacing connotation into the role of guardian or protector, similar to gargoyles.
Price: $1,800.00
Reverse Blade Katana
Item #ED2044
A genuine, fully functional reverse blade sword. We have created a Japanese style reverse blade katana featuring the traditional hand braided diamond pattern cord wrap upon a shimmering silver fabric with four dragon menuki inset.
Price: $208.05
Dragonfly KatanaDragonfly Katana
Item #07-88DK
The classic Japanese battle sword in all its incarnations has been celebrated for centuries, not only for its elegant lines and simple beauty, but also for the technique and skill that went into its construction.
Price: $899.99
On Sale For: $720.00
Ronin Katana
Item #SH2360
The Story of the 47 Ronin is one of the most celebrated and influential tales of the Samurai from the Edo period. Lord Asano was a powerful Daimyo ordered by the Shogun to entertain guests of the Imperial Family.
Price: $1,500.00
Bamboo Katana
Item #SH1002
In 1876, the Samurai were banned from carrying their swords. This attempt to end a thousand year tradition was not received well by the proud warrior class and the stick katana was born.
Price: $740.00
Reverse Blade Katana
Item #ED4452
The Reverse Blade Katana features a smoother darkened tsuba and end cap, as well as the same great leather and wire wrapped handle. The Reverse Blade Katana is suitable for stage and reenactment fighting and come to you at a great price.
Price: $188.10
Samurai Katana
Item #ED2027
The Samurai Katana was individually made by hand with a natural wood grip and a sheath covered with braided leather. The high carbon steel blade is hand pounded and forged over hot coals, using many of the original techniques.
Price: $216.60
Tori Elite Katana
Item #SH6007KFE
The Tori Elite Katana from Hanwei combines a truly elegant design and a powder-steel forged and folded blade with the functionality of our Performance Series swords. This quality sword makes an excellent addition to any collection.
Price: $1,450.00
Soul of Samurai Katana
Item #ED2033
The Soul of Samurai Katana will awaken the Samurai in you with this beautifully handcrafted functional sword. Smooth polished grips of ebony accented by brass create the perfect handle for the hand forged high carbon steel blade.
Price: $246.05
Musashi Elite Katana
Item #SH6003KGG
Miyamoto Musashi, arguably the most famous swordmaster in Japanese history, fought more than 60 duels before retiring and writing his famous treatise on swordplay, the Book of Five Rings.
Price: $940.00
Imperial KatanaImperial Katana
Item #07-88K
Our factory has used only traditional materials for our Japanese swords fittings. The Tsuba (guard), Fuchi (collar), and Kashira (pommel), are expertly made to give the Imperial Katana the finest look possible.
Price: $879.99
On Sale For: $704.00
Golden Oriole Katana
Item #SH1018
The elegantly simple lines of the Golden Oriole Daisho (SH1018, SH1019) have long been favored by admirers of the Japanese sword. Add the Golden Oriole Katana to your collection as a beautiful example of this style.
Price: $990.00
Orchid Katana
Item #SH1207
Our Orchid set is as quick as it is beautiful with a relatively light blade of folded steel and striking koshirae. High quality ray skin is used on the tsuka, and the tsuka-ito and sageo on all three pieces are woven from premium cotton.
Price: $1,300.00
Tiger Elite Katana
Item #SH6006KFG
The Tiger Elite Katana has been re-designed from kissaki to kashira. Utilizing a hand forged and folded Performance Series katana blade and fine fittings available, the Tiger is equally at home as a cutting blade or showpiece.
Price: $1,650.00
Warrior KatanaWarrior Katana
Item #07-88BKW
The Warrior Series swords are very handsome and share the same steel, heat treatment, and sharpness as their more expensive Imperial counterparts. Like the Imperial swords, they have same, cord wrapped handles, and quality fittings.
Price: $589.99
On Sale For: $473.44
Practical Katana
Item #SH1070
The ever-popular Practical Katana, Wakizashi and Tanto give the opportunity to own and use a fine katana at the cost of an economy sword. The blades are forged and differentially hardened using the same process as the expensive blades.
Price: $350.00
Shinto Katana
Item #SH1001
Each piece in the Shinto Daisho has a hand-forged T10 high-carbon steel blade with Bo-Hi. The blade is hardened using the claying method. The Shinto is mounted in black and the tsuka-ito is made of premium black Japanese cotton.
Price: $990.00
Warrior Chisa KatanaWarrior Chisa Katana
Item #07-88BCK
The Warrior Series swords are very handsome and share the same steel, heat treatment, and sharpness as their more expensive Imperial counterparts. Like the Imperial swords, they have same, cord wrapped handles, and quality fittings.
Price: $579.99
On Sale For: $464.00
Practical Elite Katana
Item #SH6000KPC
Designed for multiple cuts in normal targets, the Practical Elite Katana combines the blade geometries and profiles of the Performance Series with the affordability of our Practical fittings.
Price: $360.00