Only craftsmen with at least 15 years experience are asked to make these distinguished blades in Minosaka's catalogue. Reminiscent of the shinto style blades of the early Edo, it features a shallow curvature and a chu-kissaki. Thanks to the craftsmanship of the artisans in Minosaka's Gifu Workshop, these shinto blades are fine examples of art.
It features an extra wide blade that has more weight and resemblance to that of an actual shinken. Recommended for dedicated practitioners who want to move towards training with a shinken.
*Iaito are made with an aluminum zinc alloy blade and cannot be sharpened.