1. NTHK

    (Nihonto Token Hozon Kai)

    This Society is based in Japan and is dedicated to the preservation of Japanese Samurai Swords. They produce a bi-monthly journal with English translations that is an important source of information to collectors.

  2. NTHK also conducts Shinsas in other parts of the world. Fred Fimio, president of JSSC, has had the honour of being appointed Director and the Canadian Representative.


    (Nippon Bijutsu Token Hozon Kyokai)

    This important organization in Japan produces a quarterly journal. Unfortunately, it is in Japanese only.

  3. This society is affiliated with the Tokyo Sword museum where some of the most important and prestigious swords in the world are on display.

    For more information regarding either of these organizations, please contact Fred Fimio at cansamurai@sympatico.ca.