Expedition Unknown: Sword of Power Pictures
Josh searches through various ancient shrines in Japan looking for the mystical Honjo Masamune sword.
A look at the beautiful and majestic Matsumoto Castle in Japan, where Josh is searching for the Honjo 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.
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.
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.
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.
Josh's sensei and his student spar for Josh so he can learn the ways of the samurai.
A look at a serene, beautiful, ancient Japanese cemetery in Tokyo.
Josh takes viewers to many exotic — and unique — locales, including this "robot bar" in Tokyo.
DJ Josh Gates
While at the robot bar, Josh poses with the robot DJ as he gets into the spirit of the night.