Basis of the hit anime, KATANAGATARI (Sword Tale) is Musashi for the new generation!
Swordless “swordsman” Shichika and self-described “schemer” Togame are on a quest to obtain twelve peculiar masterpiece blades. Unveiling the truth about the legendary katanas and their creator as part of a gorgeous tapestry of fates that vie to upend history itself, this hardcover edition, featuring a gatefold color insert, beautiful interior art, and copious bilingual footnotes, is the last of a quartet collecting a best-selling series from the former homeland of samurais and ninjas.
“All in all I have to say everyone ought to give Katanagatari a try. It’s a lovely book to have in your collection… Even folks who may not be that into anime and whatnot can find this a fun read, I wager, so long as they’re up for a rollicking adventure in Japan.” —English Light Novels