Real Japanese swords on show, demonstration

Swords are also for sale.

A fabulous collection of authentic Japanese swords known as the “soul of the samurai” are going on display tomorrow at the Naha City Bunka Tenbus Center.

All swords at the exhibition are listed according to type and maker.

Admission is free for the three-day Japanese Sword Show & Demonstration, which features Okinawa’s Meishi-kai team to perform demonstrations of iaido, a Japanese sword martial art.  The demonstrations will be performed Friday, Saturday and Sunday.  The show is open noon to 7 p.m. each of the three days.

More than 50 Japanese swords and accessories will be on display, and also available for sale during the event.  Additional information (in Japanese) is available at www.santouryu.com/www.touken-matsumoto.jp.