NOVA - SECRETS OF THE SAMURAI SWORD takes an in depth look at the history of the Katana, a curved long sword traditionally used by the Japanese military from the 1600s. Samurai believed that their sword represented their soul and considered them as living entities. The program also explains the long-established process behind forging the blades and captures some traditional sword fighting at a samurai academy.
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