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 the swords with high cutting ability. As a result, it improved the sword making techniques in many respects.
- From this period, Samurai began to carry the Katana(刀) with the cutting edge facing up to draw a sword quickly.