The samurai sword has been considered the ultimate fighting weapon for thousands of years now. It is also known as katana, which means “Backsword”. It is associated with the notorious Japanese sword masters, the samurai and most known for its sharpness. In general terms, it is a long curved sword with single-edged and have an extremely sharp point. In the beginning, katana swords were really a straight and single-edged blades. But later, the Japanese modified the style to a curved blade, to allow them to draw the katana more quickly.
The most distinctive feature about the samurai sword is the curved and slender single-edged blade design. Generally, it has a long tight grip so that a person can easily hold it with two hands. Moreover, it is worn push through a belt which allows the user to draw and use it easily against their opponent.