Articles & Publications

By Paul Martin

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Translation and Adaptation by Paul Martin of theFacts and Fundamentals of Japanese Swords by Nakahara Nobuo.
Translation of the
2008 Dai Token
Ichi Catalogue
Art of the Japanese
Sword DVD
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Translation of the narration for the DVD produced by the All Japan Swordsmiths Association entitled: Katana- The Spirit and Ancient Techniques of the Japanese Sword. 
Translation of the
narration for the DVD
produced by the Murakumokai.
Interviews with
its eight members
whilst they guide
you through their workmanship.
The section on
swordmaking in The
All Japan Swordsmiths
Association’s Pictorial
Guide to Japanese Swords
shinasaki
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The Shinsaku-Meitoten 2007
translation: The
information panels
in the Japanese Sword
Museum in Tokyo.
Translation: Ono
Yoshimitsu’s World
of Juka-Choji Catalogue
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Staff Writer and contributor for Tokyo Journal magazine
article published on
The Samurai Sword Shop
Blog in 2011
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An early article written for Tokyo journal about the Buddhist deity
Fudo-Myo-O (Acala).
Yamaoka Tesshu was an
outstanding swordsman
of the nineteenth century
An Article entitled
The Intangible Sword
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An article on the famous Noma Dojo published in Kendo World Magazine
Translations for
Ginza Joho
Ginza Choshuya’s
Sword Magazine
The Japanese Sword
Guide to Nyusatsu Kantei
.
A handy pocket sized guide
Currently out of print.