Deluxe Reverse Blade Sword - Rurouni Kenshin Sakabato
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  • Sword is accurate replica to the Rurouni Kenshin anime series
  • 27 1/2" 1060 high carbon steel reverse blade
  • Hardwood Red Oak handle wrapped with ray skin and nylon cord
  • Glossy black lacquered scabbard included
  • Overall Length: 41"
  • A display stand is included
  • Includes black cotton katana bag for storage and carry

Battle Ready Reverse Blade - Rurouni Kenshin Samurai Sword Full Tang

Reverse blade? Yes. Full tang? Yes. Razor Sharp? Yes. This is the reverse blade sword everyone has been requesting and waiting for. The guard and sword design is an accurate replica to the Rurouni Kenshin anime series. The blade is thick carbon steel with a sharpened reverse edge. High quality guard, glossy black lacquered scabbard, real ray skin, and tight black nylon wrapped handle. This sword can be disassembled for care. The blade-to-handle assembly is following tradition, and 2 bamboo pegs are used for total control over the full tang blade. A display stand is included.

Notice: This product is especially dangerous because of the sharp reversed blade and should not be purchased for youths. Please be especially alert while opening and handling this sword.

Story of the reverse blade sword:
A former Imperialist assassin, Kenshin grieves for the lives he has taken. He vowed to never kill again, and traded in his katana and wakizashi for a reverse-bladed sword. Also known as sakabato, the reverse blade sword was given to Kenshin by a master sword smith named Shakku.

About the Rurouni Kenshin manga:
Rurouni Kenshin is a set of manga and anime series created by artist Nobuhiro Watsuki, set during the early years of the Meiji period in Japan. The English versions of the OVAs as well as the movie are sold under the Samurai X name.

The series tells the story of Himura Kenshin, who ten years prior was known as the Battosai (Battosai in the English manga and as Battousai in the English anime), a Hitokiri (or "assassin," translated as "manslayer" in the American release of the anime) who helped bring about the downfall of the Tokugawa shogunate which ushered in the Meiji period. As a result, he is often sought after by people who want to either hire him for his skills, or kill him as revenge for his past deeds. Kenshin himself grieves for the lives he's taken, and has vowed that he will never kill again.

The manga originally appeared in the Japanese Shonen Jump Weekly Anthology, and the completed work consists of 28 tankobon volumes. The United States release of the manga is being handled by VIZ Media. Rurouni Kenshin is subtitled Wandering Samurai in some English releases. The name is sometimes abbreviated as "RuroKen." Click here for a list of rurouni kenshin manga chapters.

In Brazil, Rurouni Kenshin was published by "Editora JBC" in 56 volumes (each volume is a half of the original tankobon), maintaining its original Japanese manga reading format (from the top-right corner to the bottom-left corner of the book). Yahiko no Sakabato was released by the same publisher in July 10th of 2004, during an event that gathers anime, manga and games fans from all over Brazil called "Anime Friends", which is held every year in São Paulo. Kenshin Kaden, a Rurouni Kenshin encyclopedia was also released by the same publisher in November of 2004.

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Customer Reviews|Average Rating: 4.71 out of 5

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Beautiful Reviewed by on Mar 25, 2018   5 out of 5

Its a beautiful sword....picture dont do it justice.shipping could have been faster and done without damaging the box but cant expect to much from fedex but it survived the trip

Well.... Reviewed by Matt Robinson on Jan 17, 2017   2 out of 5

Bought this, it's better than a cheap prop sword of course, but there was several blemishes in the crossgaurd and the tip bent extremely easy. It would be a nice decoration, but I wouldn't advise it to use.

Must buy Reviewed by on Nov 13, 2016   5 out of 5

I just got mine in the mail yesterday, if you are a fan of Rurouni Kenshin. its a must buy, tho I had to sharpen it for a razor sharpness. The steel is good for light cutting. Another excellent sword for my arsenal

Omg Reviewed by on Dec 10, 2015   5 out of 5

Mine just came in the mail yesterday and i couldnt be more pleased its everything i could have imagined and just holding it brings so much feels from the manga/anime. The blade is sharp its all in prestine condition from the blade to the scabbard nothing wrong with it what so ever. Do need to draw it a couple times just to get it to draw easier but other than that 10/10!

Reviewed by Jacob Mackay on Jul 21, 2015   4 out of 5

The sword is very good quality and is exactly as shown. The only issue I have with it is the blade is not very sharp, other than that no complaints. Weather this is bought to be used or as a collector item it will not disappoint in the quality of craftsmanship.

Reviewed by Anthony Wyse on Jul 18, 2015   2 out of 5

So I bought this sword expecting exactly what I got. A cheap sword with poor craftsmanship. Heck they even misspelled handcrafted when they printed it on the blade. I blame the mfg not the retailer so this won't hinder me from buying further items and testing the quality.

Reviewed by carlos on May 16, 2015   5 out of 5

this is a wonderful sword for the protector or executioner in you or if you need a good defence weapon this is it I have had mine for 8 years the leather was a little loose but other then that the sword is one of a kind thank you true swords we will do business a long time on a side note can you guys get the sword from the movie AZUMI the one with the spring loaded hidden blade in the hilt I would sooo buy it and BATTLE-READY swords from the hit anime sword art online kirito's and asuna's sword aswell,but anyway the sword is RAZOR sharp don't touch the edge all in all the sakabato is now my master sword I have mastered it in eight short years its a excellent sword if you have mastered everything from a Spanish saber to the claymore sword I recommend this sword next its weight is decent for training but I would advise covering the ray skin and leather in nylon wrapping to protect the ray skin and give an all over better grip thanks you true swords now if you can only get thouse other four swords when you do i'll be calling with credit card in hand thanks again keep up the good work.

Reviewed by jose salazar on Apr 05, 2015   5 out of 5


Reviewed by Dan on Mar 04, 2015   2 out of 5

The sword I received doesn't look anything like the pictures no blood groove no ray skin and it looks horrible
Response: Please contact customer service at 800-735-3326, and we will be happy to negotiate a refund or exchange for you.

Reviewed by Sam G. on Feb 27, 2015   3 out of 5

I have a few problems with the sword, firstly it does not have real ray skin on the handle. secondly im not sure if it was supposed to but it has a fake hamon it doesn't say it does in ad but the picture makes it look so.Thirdly it doesn't have a blood groove i don't really care for the blood groove but still it would be nice. and a few more little things wrong with the sword that i don't care to even list but their are others. for the first time i am not happy with trueswords but as always fast shipping.

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