A tanto is a style of short sword that originated from feudal Japan, typically worn by the samurai. They were often used as companion blades worn alongside tachi or wakizashi. We offer many tanto swords here that range from historical to modern and even post-apocalyptic in their styling. We have decorative tanto swords that make beautiful display pieces and accents to home decor. Our functional tanto range in style from traditional Japanese, some even forged in the traditional style, to tactical and modern. Whatever your use for this sword or your taste in its aesthetics, we have an incredible selection of tanto here to choose from.
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Black Dragon Damascus Tanto

Item # MC-RY-3045
Collectors of Japanese blades will find few examples of quality craftsmanship better than the Black Dragon Damascus Tanto. This functional tanto is crafted from high carbon Damascus steel with a fuller and real ray skin handle.

Brass Menuki Samurai Tanto

Item # MC-RY-3205S
Offering a modern spin on the traditional Japanese blade, the Brass Menuki Samurai Tanto makes an excellent collectible weapon to add to your collection. This functional oriental dagger possesses a striking appearance.

Bushido Tanto

Item # SH1212
Bushido, or Way of the Warrior, defines the code of conduct an honorable Samurai must follow. Much more than the western ideal of chivalry Bushido is a way of life. The koshirae of our Bushido set features various samurai battle scenes.

Dragon Tanto

Item # ZS-210172
A fantastic choice for knife and dragon enthusiasts, this Dragon Tanto features an etched black dragon slithering down the blade. This stainless steel fixed blade knife displays the pronounced chisel tip of an American style tanto.
$9.50 $8.55

Dragonfly Tanto

Item # 07-88DT
The craftsmanship of traditional Japanese blades has been celebrated for centuries. Enjoy the elegance and strength of the historic tanto of the samurai with the Dragonfly Tanto, skillfully designed for the modern day warrior.
$550.00 $440.00

Elegant Samurai Tanto

Item # MC-DB-T02
Having completed the assigned tasks, the student stands before the tribunal. He finds peace within while they deliberate. Soon the weaponsmaster approaches, offering the Elegant Samurai Tanto as confirmation of his new status.

Golden Warrior Samurai Tanto

Item # ED2143
Made famous in feudal era Japan, tantos feature short blades with a sharpened edge which excels in thrusting strikes. The Golden Warrior Samurai Tanto is functional designed and stays true to this historic style.

Great Wave Tanto

Item # SH5022
The furniture of each piece in the Great Wave Set displays the renowned Tomoe motif used frequently for family crests and shrine decoration. The tsuba, fuchi, and kashira are made of blackened iron and feature the Tomoe crest (mon).

Handmade Japanese Tanto

Item # NP-F-882
This Handmade Japanese Tanto is shirayasa mounted. Japanese blades that were not to be used for some time were often removed from their typical mountings of tsuba and tsuka, and mounted into the featureless and simple wooden Shirasaya.

Imperial Tanto

Item # SC4044
Situated within the folds of his obi sash, the emperor displays his beloved knife, the Imperial Tanto. Adorned in gold and the royal insignia, this incredible piece displays his honor and authority in stunning detail and design.

Imperial Tanto

Item # 07-88T
The fittings of the Imperial Tanto are expertly made to give it the finest look possible, and its modern carbon steel blade is heat treated to a spring temper, making this gorgeous replica tanto a functional, battle-ready weapon.
$530.00 $424.00

Kondoru Tanto

Item # BK-CTK1011775HC
Featuring a full tang blade made of 1075 high carbon steel, the Kondoru Tanto is a terrific addition to any personal armory. This fixed blade knife is a beautiful interpretation of the classic Japanese sword worn by Samurai.