Random Samurai Information

  • The Tanto is the only other sword carried by the Samurai. It is used for cutting and as a dagger when the Katana is out of use.
  • The Katana is the sword used properly by the Samurai. They believe that one must never ever draw their sword without drawing blood.
  • The saya is the Samurai sword sheath.
  • Cobra heads are very common as handles, with dragon heads being a very popular sword style.
  • Bushido is the ancient art and honor code of the Samurais. They followed this religiously, believing that suicide was needed if it was broken.
  • Seppuku is the ritual suicide that Samurais will impose upon themselves if they have broken the art of Bushido.