Monday, January 4, 2010


japanase swordFor the Japanese, the legendary sword Kusanagi is the equivalent of Excalibur. His full name is Kusanagi-no-Tsurugi ( "Grass Cutting Sword"). According to legend, the Sword is obtained by a god named Susanoo while the fourth tail of a dragon-headed monster and a tail eight, Yamato-No-Orochi.

Then Ameterasu dedicated to the goddess. He says the sword is stored in Atsuta Shrine, but until now no one had not done outside the temple, except the emperor, who had seen this sword.