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Who is Musashi Miyamoto?

Discover japan's greatest swordsman.

Details about the early life of legendary Samurai Musashi Miyamoto are difficult to verify as Musashi left only writing that are related to Kenjutsu technique and strategy. Most Japanese historians agrees that Musashi Miyamoto was born around 1584 (Year of the Monkey), a period of turmoil and civil War as Japanese Warlords were fighting for the supremacy over the Japanese territory. Musashi Miyamoto was born in Miyamoto Village in Harima province into a Samurai family. His full name was Shinmen Musashi no Kami Fujiwara no Genshin, his childhood name was either Bennosuke or Takezo...
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More about the legendary Samurai.

His life, his duels and his two-swords fighting style.

Musashi had his most famous duel against Sasaki Kojiro, his greatest and most skilled opponent...
» Sasaki Kojiro

Musashi created a kenjutsu school which used both the long sword and the short sword simultaneously...
» Niten-Ichi-Ryu

While recluted, Musashi Miyamoto wrote the Gorin-No-Sho, known in english as the Book Of Five Ring...
» Gorin-No-Sho