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[Giveaway for Readers!] "侍 ~もののふの美の系譜~ The Exhibition of SAMURAI" will be held at the Fukuoka City Museum from 7th September! Don't miss the awesome "Touken Ranbu" collaboration♪

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One of the 'Five Famous Swords of Japan,' "大典太" (Ōtenta) is set to be displayed in Kyushu for the first time!

侍 ~もののふの美の系譜~
Approximately 150 items, including historically significant swords and famous armor, are set to go on display at a special event called "侍 ~もののふの美の系譜~ The Exhibition of SAMURAI"! The event will take place at the Fukuoka City Museum and run from Saturday 7th September to Monday 4th November 2019.

The exhibition will feature famous Japanese swords such as "名物 圧切長谷部" [Heshikiri-Hasebe] (national treasure), which belongs to the museum collection, and "名物 日光一文字" [Nikko-Ichimonji] (national treasure). Various well-known swords that appear in the popular game "Touken Ranbu -ONLINE-" will also be exhibited! Visitors will also be able to take a closer look at "名物 骨喰藤四郎" [Honebami Toshirou] (important cultural property), "号 五虎退" [Gokotai] (important work of art), and "名物 大典太" [Ōtenta] (national treasure), which is known as one of the 'Five Swords of Japan!' "Ōtenta" is set to be displayed in Kyushu for the first time, so make sure to check it out!
侍 ~もののふの美の系譜~
[National Treasure] Sword Signed and Gold Inlaid "Hasebe Kunishige Hona Kuroda Chikuzenno Kami” Known as "Heshikiri Hasebe"
Fukuoka City Museum, Fukuoka

侍 ~もののふの美の系譜~
[National Treasure] Tachi Long Sword Signed "Chikushu-ju-sa" Known as "Kosetsu Samoji"
Fukuyama Museum of Art, Hiroshima (Komatsu Collection)

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[Important Cultural Property] Domaru Armor with Blue Lacing, Helmet, Large Shoulder Guards and Gyo-yo Crest
Hayashibara Museum of Art, Okayama
The life-size "touken danshi" panels will also be well worth a look! The event has also collaborated with "Touken Ranbu" to create some exciting merchandise, which will be available inside the venue! Also keep an eye out for the "Iaido" demonstration (lecture about sword appreciation) and other exciting activities that are scheduled to take place in the venue!! (Editorial Dept.: nika)


Five lucky asianbeat readers will win a pair of tickets to "侍 ~もののふの美の系譜~ The Exhibition of SAMURAI"! If you are interested in applying, please click the button below and fill in all the relevant information. We are looking forward to hearing from you!

- Open: Saturday 7th September to Monday 4th November 2019
- Venue: 福岡市博物館 [Fukuoka City Museum] (3-1-1 Momochihama, Sawara-ku, Fukuoka-shi, Fukuoka-ken JAPAN)
- Official Website: https://samurai2019.jp/

[Application Period]
Wednesday 14 August - Wednesday 28 August 2019 (JST)

The application period is now over. Thank you!

*Winners will be sent prizes without prior announcement.
Note: We have sent the prizes today! (Thursday 29th August)

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