Samurai Sword of Power

Josh searches through various ancient shrines in Japan looking for the mystical Honjo Masamune sword. During his travels, Josh learns the ways of the samurai and is educated on how to forge his own sword.

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    November 23
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Matsumoto Castle

Matsumoto Castle

A look at the beautiful and majestic Matsumoto Castle in Japan, where Josh is searching for the Honjo Masamune sword. 960 1280

  

Authentic Masamune Sword

Authentic Masamune Sword

Josh admires an authentic Masamune-made sword at the home of an antique sword collector in Japan. Masamune is widely regarded as one of Japan’s best swordmakers. 960 1280

  

‪Senso-ji Buddhist Shrine

‪Senso-ji Buddhist Shrine

A unique look at the ‪Senso-ji Buddhist shrine in Tokyo. Built to honor the goddess of mercy, Senso-ji is Tokyo’s oldest temple. 960 1280

  

Japanese Macaques

Japanese Macaques

These monkeys, called Japanese macaques, thrive high up in the snowy mountains of Nagano, Japan, by lounging in volcanic hot springs that help mitigate the cold. 960 1280

  

Shrine on Mount Togakushi

Shrine on Mount Togakushi

While in Japan to search for the legendary Honjo Masamune sword, Josh treks up to the shrine on Mount Togakushi, where the sword may be residing. 960 1280

  

Samurai Sparring

Samurai Sparring

Josh's sensei and his student spar for Josh so he can learn the ways of the samurai. 960 1280

  

Japanese Cemetery

Japanese Cemetery

A look at a serene, beautiful, ancient Japanese cemetery in Tokyo. 960 1280

  

Robot Restaurant

Robot Restaurant

Josh takes viewers to many exotic — and unique — locales, including this "robot bar" in Tokyo. 960 1280

  

DJ Josh Gates

DJ Josh Gates

While at the robot bar, Josh poses with the robot DJ as he gets into the spirit of the night. 960 1280

  

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