2016/10/07 – New fittings for Suzaku series Custom-made Iaito!

The Suzaku series Custom-made Iaito which we announced recently has been very popular and our craftsmen are very happy as they worked long and hard to prepare this new product for all our customers! This is the first time We are happy to announce that thanks to the hard work Read More

2016/09/30 – Budo On Demand streaming service

Today we are proud to present you a new Budo content streaming service, Budo On Demand. For a long time much of the premium Budo content was only available in Japan in the form of DVD’s which in most cases were not subtitled in English, making it unwatchable for most Read More

2016/09/28 – Tornado-stitch Kote Giveaway 1st Round Results!

The results are out and we have announced our first 20 winners for the 1st round of the Tozando Tornado-stitch Kote Giveaway campaign! We apologize for the delay in the announcement, but there was some technical issues that needed to be confirmed before we could make our announcement, we will Read More

2016/09/23 – NEW Suzaku series Custom-made Iaito!

Today we at Tozando are very proud to be able to present you with the New Suzaku series Custom-made Iaito! As you might know our Kyoto Iaito Workshop has been experimenting with a lot of new Iaito designs lately, which we also posted pictures of on Facebook before, now, all Read More

2016/09/16 – Win a Trip to Japan Nominees

It took a while due to many people being on vacation and didn’t reply to our e-mails, but we are finally up to speed as all Nominees until this week have been confirmed for the “Win a Trip to Japan” campaign on Tozando! Thus we would like to congratulate the Read More

2016/09/09 – Introducing the “Men-nari”

The Men-Nari, is a training tool shaped like a short Shinai that will allow you to do Suburi practice where ever you go. The product was produced by Hiromitsu Yoshida Sensei, a kyōshi 8-dan Kendoka. As a teacher for Children in Japan, Yoshida Sensei made the Men-nari to have a Read More

2016/08/31 – Typhoon effect on Tozando Iwate Factory

The 10th typhoon “Lionrock” (台風10号) that passed by Japan last night, brought heavy rains, high waves and strong winds to areas devastated by the 2011 earthquake and tsunami. As most Tozando regulars know we have a factory in the Iwate prefecture, the Tozando Iwate Factory. This is where we produce many of our Read More

What is “Hybrid Indigo Leather” (KIWAMI)?

Hybrid Indigo Leather is a new type of synthetic leather that has been dyed with traditional Japanese Indigo-dye, and is the result of many years of research by the engineers at Tozando. It was once said, that trying to dye synthetic leather using genuine Indigo-dye would be an impossible task. Read More

2016/08/26 – Clearance Products in the Good Deals Corner!

We have added some a lot of new outlet products to the Good Deals corner, such as new Shinsakuto, Iaito and so on. Among the new products we have also added a new clearance Kendo Bogu set, the Deluxe 5mm Clarino Machine-stitched Bogu set, which due to a model change, Read More

2016/08/22 – Tornado-stitch Kote Giveaway Campaign!

We are proud to announce that our patent application for the Tozando Tornado-stitch Kote has finally been accepted and verified! The Tornado-stitch method is now officially patented by Tozando Co.,Ltd., so be sure that you get the real thing from us, made in Japan, and not some cheap knock-off product! Read More