YOSHII SCHOOL(吉井派)

YOSHII SCHOOL(吉井派) was a Japanese sword school founded by Tamenori(為則) near the Yoshii river in Bizen province. Region Bizen province(Okayama today) Active Nanbokucho to Muromachi period Famous [...]

EDO ISHIDO SCHOOL(江戸石堂派)

EDO ISHIDO SCHOOL(江戸石堂派) was a branch of the Ishido school(石堂派) in Edo city of Musahi province. Region Musashi province(Tokyo metropolis today) Active The Edo period Famous Swordsmiths from the [...]

GASSAN SCHOOL(月山派)

GASSAN SCHOOL(月山派) was a Japanese sword school founded by Oniomaru(鬼王丸) at the foot of Mt. Gassan in Dewa province. Region Dewa and Settsu province(Yamagata and Osaka prefecture today) Active Ko [...]

OUEI BIZEN(応永備前)

OUEI BIZEN(応永備前) refers to the Japanese swords produced in Bizen province during the Muromachi period; Ouei era(ca 1394-1428). Region Bizen province (Okayama prefecture today) Active 1394-1428 [...]

UDA SCHOOL(宇多派)

UDA SCHOOL(宇多派) was a Japanese sword school founded by Kunimitsu(国光) in Ecchu. Region Ecchu province(Toyama prefecture today) Active The late Kamakura to the Muromachi period. Famous Swordsmiths [...]

SUE BIZEN(末備前)

SUE BIZEN(末備前) refers to the Japanese swords produced during the late Muromachi period(ca 1504-1592) in Bizen province. Region Bizen province (Okayama prefecture today) Active 1504-1592 Famous [...]

FUKUOKA ISHIDO SCHOOL(福岡石堂派)

FUKUOKA ISHIDO SCHOOL(福岡石堂派) was a branch of the Ishido school(石堂派) founded by Koretsugu(是次) in Fukuoka. Region Bizen province(Okayama prefecture today) Active Edo period Famous Swordsmiths from [...]

OSAKA ISHIDO SCHOOL(大阪石堂派)

OSAKA ISHIDO SCHOOL(大阪石堂派) was a branch of the Ishido school(石堂派) founded by Tatara Nagayuki(多々良長幸) in Osaka prefecture. Region Osaka prefecture Active Edo period Famous Swordsmiths from the [...]

MIZUTA SCHOOL(水田派)

MIZUTA SCHOOL(水田派) was a Japanese sword school founded by Tatsubo Kunishige(辰房国重) in Mizuta of Bizen province. Region Bizen province (Okayama prefecture today) Active The end of the Muromachi [...]

SENGO SCHOOL(千子派)

SENGO SCHOOL(千子派) was a Japanese sword school founded by Sengo Muramasa(千子村正) in Kuwana of Ise province. Region Ise province (Mie prefecture today) Active Middle Kamakura period to Nanbokucho [...]