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#113347 - 11/26/04 11:30 PM Sakabatou
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In Case anybody might be interested to know. The reverse blade sword or Sakabatou as it is known, is in fact a real sword, however it was not created by the Japanese. It was invented by the Koreans during possibly the mideval era during which korea was be invaded by the Japanese. It only worked once on the Japanese, but that is where the reverse blade sword came from. I know that much from my martial arts instructor.

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#113348 - 12/06/04 08:20 AM Re: Sakabatou
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No they aren't. They're purely a figment of the imagination of the author of the Rurouni Kenshin manga/anime series. They have no basis in the real world aside from as collectible memorbillia.

Other readers are encouraged to search the forum for "sakabatou". This subject has been done to death. There is no reason to continue this thread.

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