What is Sengoku Period(戦国時代)?
- Sengoku period refers to the period from 1467 to 1590. It was the age of wars over territorial disputes.
- Countless wars increased the demand for swords with the excellent cutting ability. As a result, many swords from this period are tough and sharpened.
- From this period, Samurai began to carry the Katana(刀) with the cutting edge facing up to draw a sword quickly.