There is beauty in everything that’s done with heart and passion.
I kind of miss those times when being soldier was honourable… for all the samurai’s out there! 🙂

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Korehira Watanabe is one of the last remaining Japanese swordsmiths. He has spent 40 years honing his craft in an attempt to recreate Koto, a type of sword that dates back to the Heian and Kamakura periods (794-1333 AD). No documents remain to provide context for Watanabe’s quest, but he believes he has come close to creating a replica of this mythical samurai sword.

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Takeshi Fukunaga is a NY-based filmmaker, specializing in directing and editing. His works have been featured in diverse venues ranging from Anthology Film Archives and The National Arts Club to Tokyo Fashion Week.

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