Ryumon Hand Forged Damascus Steel Samurai Tanto Sword Black
Out of Stock!

Fast and Accurate Order Processing

We offer standard, 3 day express, 2 day express, and overnight express shipping options for your convenience. If you place your order Monday - Friday by 2:00 PM EST using one of our express shipping options, your order will be processed and shipped the same day it is placed!

Applies to delivery within the 48 contiguous states only.

Out of Stock Notification

E-Mail Address: Please Send Me Free Updates via Email

  • Hand-forged Damascus steel
  • Elegant brass habaki
  • Cast metal alloy embellishments
  • Genuine ray skin handle
  • Heavy cord wrappings
  • Black lacquered sheath
  • 15" overall

Like the smaller blades traditionally carried by the samurai, this tanto short sword features a hand-forged Damascus steel blade with a high carbon content. The 8 1/4" blade has a custom-designed, one-of-a-kind look and feel complete with a heavy blood groove. An elegant brass habaki blade sleeve meets the cast metal alloy tsuba for authentic style. The genuine ray skin handle has cord wrappings and a handsome menuki. A glossy black lacquered scabbard houses the blade.

Customer Reviews | Average Rating: 4.64 out of 5

Write A Review

Customer Reviews

Jan 04, 2017
(5 out of 5)
stunning blade

I like it I will order again from True Swords


Benjamin Neely
Aug 08, 2016
(4 out of 5)
Good for starters

This is a great tanto for starting to collect swords. With the right skill it server as a great cutter for light targets, however I did break the handle on mine by accidentally hitting a large wooden base when I cut through my target, but it still works fine!


Jul 29, 2016
(3 out of 5)
Latest acqusition

I wanted a Tanto blade to go with my Katana and Wakizashi swords. It was OK for the money, but I would like to make note of a few minor problems I had with this item. Mine was not sharp at least not as was described and advertised. I did have to work on it with my accusharp for a while to render a good edge. The basic angle of the edge was there, just not finished. The steel Habaki was a bit loose and the cord wrapping could be a bit tighter. Other than that I do like the blade itself and look of the tanto.


Paul E Sutt Jr
Jan 27, 2016
(5 out of 5)
Beautiful Tanto

I am so happy I purchased this Tanto. It is prefect in every way. A real weapon of quality. Thank you True Swords!!


Stephen Schroeder
Dec 21, 2015
(5 out of 5)
Very Nice

I ordered two of these - my daughter had to have one as well. ;-) Shipping was very quick as is always the case with TS and FedEx. We both were very impressed with this Tanto. Each one was extremely sharp right out of the box. We made cuts that were clean with little effort. Both are solid and the steel is great to look at. You would be hard pressed to find a better Tanto at anywhere near this price. Do yourself a favor and pick one of these up. You won't be disappointed. :-)


Denis Kurmanov
Mar 31, 2015
(5 out of 5)

The shipping was quick, with absolutely no ordeal. It arrived exactly when they said it would. The quality of this blade is magnificent. After years and years of searching for something to begin a collection, after a few scams, a few broken blades, I have found a fantastic place to start. TrueSwords, and Ryumon, I will come back to you for more. If you're looking for something to start a collection with and you have some skill with blades, this is a must. Thank you everyone! :)


Mar 31, 2015
(4 out of 5)

For some reason I was charged and sent two blades, they just arrived today and I'm thinking about selling the second one to a friend of mine. Other than that I'm very happy with the speed of the dilivery and very happy with the quality of the blades they are both very nice.


Mar 29, 2015
(4 out of 5)
decent knife

Good price good knife Mostly satisfied because matches my katana Some minor imperfections that were somewhat easily remedied with some handiwork wich i didnt expect but overall a good buy would appreciate a credit for having to put some effort into making this a satisfactory purchase since im a budk customer and not an employee


skrill dude
Sep 26, 2013
(5 out of 5)

You will not find a tanto of this caliber for such a low price anywhere else. I immediately realized upon seeing this blade that it is RAZOR sharp. I recommend this for self defense, collectors of sharp objects, and those who just enjoy how it looks. The steel of this piece is very enticing and I cannot stop staring at this blade. An extremely well put together weapon. If you demand perfection, you should buy this Tanto.

True Swords is a magnificent organization. Almost every martial artist I know has bought items from this site, and still does business with them. I've bought from true swords indirectly before (using friends to save on shipping), and I will continue buying swords and training equipment until I simply run out of room (or more realistically, money)


Patrick Breitenbach
Apr 11, 2013
(5 out of 5)

Got the blade in three days and it is beautiful. I've loved Japanese swords for a long while and this sword does them justice. It's beautiful, well fitted, and tight in the saya. It came very sharp as well.
Very satisfied with this purchase.


1 - 10 of 22 Reviews