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The Manga Tsuba Designs: Pt 12 by chioky The Manga Tsuba Designs: Pt 12 by chioky
:star: The Manga Tsuba Index

The purpose of these drawings is to help swordmakers and propmakers. When it comes to making katana's or zanpakuto's most of the time the tsuba is the most unique part of the sword. It is the part of the katana which has most of design. So I drew up these closely detailed and accurate measurements of these tsuba's. With these tsuba's they act as a reference when your going to attempt to make the sword. If you use a scene from a anime or manga to make use reference for your tsuba, it might be flawed. So I have saved you the trouble and drawn them all out clearly, with measurements so you can print and cut them out.

:bulletblue: Bakumatsu Kikansetsu - Getsuruito: The legendary Eien no Shikaku literally Eternal Assassin, Akizuki Yojiro is the bearer of the legendary sword, Getsuruito literally Moon Tear Sword. tasked with the quest of utilizing its blade to destroy the Hasha no Kubi literally Head of the Conqueror, a supernatural object said to appear during times of unrest and revolution. The actual full name of the anime is called "Bakumatsu Kikansetsu Irohanihoheto"

:bulletblue: Bastard! - Gara's Sword: Gara is a master of Ninjutsu, and at least the third (possibly the fourth) General that Dark Schneider took on. He attempted to slay Dark Schneider, who easily defeated him. Dark Schneider was moved by the boy's impetuous and strong-willed attacks, and so offered to take him on as a servant and fighter. Gara agreed. He commands a sword which can draw its life force directly from the swordsman, allowing almost unbeatable magic attacks. Unfortunately, the strongest attack is usually fatal to use.

:bulletblue: Important Notes:

. ALL these guards slide into swords with a thicnkess of 5 mm and 30 mm long, there are some exceptions.
.The parrallel lines are the rims of the guards that you cut out of balsa wood and glue onto the main guard.
.Download the full version, then copy and paste it, print it off then cut it out with scissors.
.Once it the paper tsuba is cut out, then draw around it with a pencil on the wood, then cut it out to finish.

:star: One Piece - Wado Ichimonji and One Piece - Sandai Kitetsu [link]
:star: One Piece - Yubashiri and One Piece - Shuusui [link]
:star: Blood+ - Saya's Sword and Blood+ - Saya's Katana [link]
:star: Claymore - "THE" Claymore and Fate/Stay Night - Caliburn [link]
:star: High School of the Dead - Murata-to and My-Hime - Miroku [link]
:star: D.Gray-man - Mugen and Tsubasa: Reservoir Chronicle - Ginryu [link]
:star: Gurren Lagann - Kamina's Katana and Samurai Deeper Kyo - Tenro [link]
:star: InuYasha - Tetsusaiga and Rurouni Kenshin - sakabato [link]
:star: Samurai Champloo - Z Eyes Katana and Samurai Champloo - Typhoon Swell [link]
:star: Shakugan no Shana - Nietono no Shana and Shamen King - Harusame [link]
:star: YuYu Hakusho - Hiei's sword and Afro Samurai - Afro Samurai Sword [link]
:star: Bakumatsu Kikansetsu - Getsuruito and Bastard! - Gara's Sword [link]
:star: Kyo Kara Maoh! - Morgif and Code: Breaker - Izunenok Amikanesada [link]
:star: One Piece - Shigure and One Piece - Shinryu's Katana [link]
:star: Reborn! - Yamamoto's Katana and Black Blood Brothers - Jirou's katana [link]
:star: Soul Eater - Tsubaki and Soul Eater - Mifune's Katana [link]
:star: Dragon Ball Z - Trunks sword and Dragon Ball Z - Dabura's Sword [link]
:star: Fate/Stay Night - Excalibur and Fate/Stay Night - Durendal [link]
:star: Vagabond - Musashi's Katana and Vagabond - Kojiro's Katana [link]
:star: Sword of the S. - Nanashi's Katana and Sword of the S. - Luo Lang's Katana [link]
:star: Soul Eater - Excalibur and Dragon Ball Z - The Z Sword [link]
:star: Tsubasa: Reservoir Chronicle - Syaoran Li's Sword and Code Geass - Li Xingke's Sword [link]
:star: The Vision of Escaflowne - Sword of Fanelia and Fushigi Yugi - Hotohori's Sword [link]
:star: Saiyuki Gaiden - Cho Hakkai's Katana and Samurai Seven - K. Okamoto's Katana [link]
:star: InuYasha - Sesshomaru's Sword and Zombie Loan - Chika Akatsuki's Katana [link]
:star: The Story of Saiunkoku - Seiran Si's Sword and Code: Breaker - Shibuya's Katana [link]
:star: H. Toki no Naka de Hachiyo Sho - Yorihisa's Katana and Zero no Tsukaima - Gandalfr [link]
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Blaze-Typhoon Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2009
Nice, I just saw a special on T.V. about the samurai Musashi, I wonder, do you have his Tsuba in your index?
chioky Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2009  Student Artisan Crafter
there is an anime called musashi? XD
Blaze-Typhoon Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2009
Not sure, but I've heard of a samurai named Musashi, and a video game, so i was wondering if you knew of one.
Asbelial Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2009  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
bastaaaaaaaaaaaaaaard *_*

I love bastard hehehehe xD
chioky Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2009  Student Artisan Crafter
Bastard is an OLD like 20 year old manga XD
Asbelial Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2009  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
I jnow... like lodoss... Lodoss has my age, and it's going to be 22 this year. Lodoss is my favorite Manga and Anime EVER. Okay... I admit... Ludwig Revolution is gettint the first place in manga, but Lodoss has 6 diferent romances in manga! It's a claaaaaaaaaassic.

Followed by Escaflowne and Bastard, for sure, my favorite ones
dracon666 Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2009  Hobbyist Interface Designer
thats Gara the ninja masters sword, i drew it full out lol, all the accents and the side and top
chioky Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2009  Student Artisan Crafter
WOAH O.O thank you very much for giving me the lead on the sword XD
dracon666 Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2009  Hobbyist Interface Designer
np any anime swords you need to know stuff about ask me son, i watch too much lol
chioky Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2009  Student Artisan Crafter
then what other anime swords have I possible missed? XD
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