Nanseikan is a non-profit, community-based martial arts group based in the city of Banyule that welcomes new members of all ages, cultural backgrounds, genders and skill levels. Our aims are life-long learning and personal development through rigorous training in the Way of the Sword in a supportive and inclusive environment.
...seen last year in Genbudo, a bogu shop in Ikebukuro, a suburb of central Tokyo. Unfortunately I never did ask Mr Genbudo what exactly they were for,or the price. But they were in the same cabinet as the ultra-special do-dai made of sharkskin, or inlaid with mother-of-pearl... b