Katana is a Japanese sword weighing about 1 kg, the blade has a slight bend, its length is more than 60 cm and the traditional Japanese one-sided sharpening. But since they hold a katana with two hands, they refer it to swords. It is used as a slashing and stabbing weapon, worn in a sheath, blade up.
The very best Japanese katanas are made from European steel supplied by merchants.
The Japanese katana is an excellent sword that should be in the collection of any bladed weapon lover.