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An elegant weapon for a more civilized age
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>>51653823
>nogun phoneposting weebs glorifying an era of japan where you were taxed out the ass so that fellow 5’1 arm grabbing manlets can ride around on horses and legally rape your daughter without any repercussions.
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>frequent pillages
>women and children slaughtered
>men raped and tortured
>1,000 folds due to inferior steel
>elegant weapon
>civilized age
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>>51653870
yes, and?
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>>51653823
That's not a saber.
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>>51653870
That all sounds based actually
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>>51653823
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>>51654061
That’s not a rapier
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>>51653870
better than nowadays
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>>51653823
>>51654092
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>>51653823
An elegant from of transport for a more civilized age
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>>51653823
I don't want to say that katanas are crap, but they're way too boring and their combat worth is overblown.
Longswords are all over media either, but at least they're more fun to swing and they have so much variety in their design
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>>51653823
They look nice, cut well, but I look to Europe for my butchering tools of choice
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https://youtu.be/Ytbh8mhknFA

katana bros... it's over...
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>>51654311
>buying katanas for function instead of forms
ngmi
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>>51653823
Wha is tha toothpik?!
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>>51653870
>>frequent pillages
>>women and children slaughtered
>>men raped and tortured
That stuff was more typical of the civil war era, hundreds of years before the katana in your picture
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>>51653870
>tokyo
>hiroshima
>nagasaki
>london
>dresden
>berlin
>warsaw
>the entirety of north korea
>millions of civilian non-combatants incinerated or crushed under rubble under the rain of thousands of bombers
Don't let pop history fool you. The 20th century brought about the most horrific warfare ever seen.
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>>51654311
Don't post this sperg
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>>51653823
>Well guess what. Times have changed
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>>51655531
inb4
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>>51655531
>>51655547
UOOOOOHHHH
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>>51653823
>a shitty fucking sword design forced upon the country for all time by some faggot in charge because MUH AESTHETICS
perfect sword for /arg/niggers
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>>51653823
was /k/ always full of cynical faggots who can't enjoy anything that's not doomer instagram meme bullshit
where'd the romanticism for bygone eras go
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I wanna be a ninja!
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>>51655531
She can have a sword and bazooka. Life doesn't have a limited equipt load
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>>51654311
>faggyversity
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>>51655838
>Life doesn't have a limited equipt load
Based caravan chad with 50 camels to carry all his weapons
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>>51653823
japs are fucking gay lol
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>>51653823
>elegant weapon
>civilized age
Kek
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>>51654768
It's a butter knife

I think what interests me most about Japan is how clean it is. A neat, orderly society with beautiful architecture and historical settings rife with drama. What's not to like?
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>>51657437
>what's not to like
uh everyone there was literally japanese
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>you will never be a portuguese chad wrecking japs with your superior sword and armor while colonizing geishas
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>>51653823
>Katana
>Elegant
>Gooks
>Civilized
Why are weebs like this?
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>>51657599
>Not posting the dream of a fisherman's wife
Japan is lauded because they were always 5 steps ahead in degeneracy
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>>51657608
>>51657599
reminds me of le epic funny guy
https://youtu.be/tynKRMVGsAI
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>>51654311
Don't post this obese larper here.
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>>51654311
lmfao this guy is reddit personified
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>>51655531
She should be already married and should cover herself.
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>>51657148
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>>51659001
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>>51654172
>Sees an opportunity to defeat his opponent in the first strike
>begins the deathblow
>katana/saber/whatever begins to move toward opponent
>blow never even accelerates to deadly speed
> the rapier is already through your neck
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>not a falchion or cutlass
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>>51654293
Katanas havent been overblown for like fifteen years. For a decade and a half it's been this cringy counter-meme of "ACCCCKSHULULY KATANA NOT MAAAAAGIC".
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>>51655190
>>51656337
>>51657635
>>51657642
katana sois BTFO by shadmanversity
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>>51654840
Europe in the 17th century though...
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>>51659583
Based
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>>51657599
Japanese art turn of the century is unironically better than European art turn of the century. Except for Ingres.
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>>51654311
>27min of Shad
Please no... I already know it could be a 5min long video, what are the points brought forth exactly? Debunking is most pathetic sort of development anyway, this is like conspiracy theory in reverse, attacking strawmen most of the time instead of actually putting forth original stuff.
Read any of this
https://gunbai-militaryhistory.blogspot.com/
instead.
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>>51659583
Obese faggot.
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>>51654840
>Japs started it
>Japs started it
>Japs started it
>Keep calm and carry on
>Nazis
>Nazis
>Genuine victims but they were avenged eventually
>Commies
>MacArthur should have been allowed to finish his work by nuking China. Most of the problems of the latter half of the 20th century could have been solved then and there. Truman was at the very least pink and FDR was a full blown commie.

War is not conflict. War is conflict resolution.
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>>51660234
He can draw the big bow, you know..
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>>51661519
War is a racket.
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>>51660234
He lost a lot of weight, glad for him
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>>51653823
*googles Unit 731 Japanese experiments*



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