June 9 update Japanese Sword exhibition information

♥=ToukenRanbu Sword
◉=National Treasure ◎=Important cultural properties
Date notation on this page is Year-Month-Day


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Current Exhibitions

■Tombokiri(♥)・ ◎Matsui-Gō(♥)
2022/4/16〜6/12
The Museum of Art Ehime / EHIME

■本能寺 名刀 薬研藤四郎 復元
Official website
2022/4/16~9/25
Honnouji Temple Daihoden Treasure hall / KYOTO

■Spring special exhibition “Grate Kashu Swords”
Official WebsiteList of Exhibits
2022/4/28~2022/6/26
first half 4/28~5/24
last half 5/27~6/26
Ishikawa Prefectural Museum of History / ISHIKAWA
with TOKEN RANBU collaboration>>Event website

■Gokotai(♥)
Special Exhibition「戦国京都と上杉家」
Official Website
2022/4/16~2022/6/19
first half:4月16日~5月15日 
last half:5月21日~6月19日 ※Gokotai is displayed at this term
YonezawaCity Uesugi Museum / YAMAGATA

■Chiyoganemaru(♥)・Chatannakiri(♥)・Chiganemaru(♥)
Special Exhibition “Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of Okinawa’s Reversion to Japan RYUKYU”
Official WebsiteList of exhibits
2022/5/3〜6/26
Chatannakiri・Chiganemaru 5/3〜5/29
Chiyoganemaru     5/31~6/26
Tokyo National Museum / TOKYO

■Monoyoshi-Sadamune(♥)・Samidare-Go(♥)
Special Exhibition “Splendid Swords: Masamune and the Sagami Tradition”
Official WebsiteHandout
2022/5/28~7/18
The Tokugawa Art Museum


Touken Ranbu Swords ♥ Permanent Exhibitions

■TaroTachi Atsuta Jingu Shrine Treasure Hall / AICHI
■Otegine (imitation) Yuki Kurabikan / IBARAKI
 Otegine (imitation) Hiki Sougou Kenkyū Center / SAITAMA
 Otegine(imitation) Mebashi Toshiogu Shrine / GUMMA
■Nihongo Fukuoka City Museum
■Dōdanuki-Masakuni Tamana city History Museum Kokoropia / KUMAMOTO
■Shokudaikiri-Mitsutada The Tokugawa Museum / IBARAKI
※2016/4/9.〜for a wile
■Nenegirimaru Nikko Futarasan Jinja Shrine Chugu-shi Treasure Hall / TOCHIGI
■Reproduction of Hotarumaru(Kageuchi; it is an alternative to the best sword in lot) Seki Traditional Sword Smith Museum / GIFU

Touken Ranbu Swords ♥ Periodic Exhibition

■Onikirimaru(a.k.a Higekiri) Kitano Temmangū Shrine / KYOTO
The treasure hall will open on the festival day; 25th every month, spring plum blossom season & autumn leaves season, Dec. 1st, Jan. 1st New year, Apr. 10th to May 30th, and more.
Onikirimaru will be exhibited at some festivals in Kitano Temmangu Shrine.
You should check the Official website
■Ishikirimaru・Kogitsunemaru Ishikiri Tsurugiya Jinja Shrine / Osaka
Apr. 15 & Apr. 16 every year in a spring festival
Oct. 21 & Oct.22 every year in the autumn festival →10/21 to 10/24 in 2021
■Juzumaru-Tsunetsugu Honkoji Temple / HYOGO
Every year in Mushiboshi-é, on Nov. 3, the treasure hall special opening
It was canceled in 2021 because of COVID-19
■Izuminokami-Kanesada Hijikata Toshizo Museum / TOKYO
It is displayed around the anniversary of Hijikata’s death, May 11 every year.


Upcoming Exhibitions

■◎Onikirimaru a.k.a Higekiri(♥), ◎Usumidori a.k.a Hizamaru(♥)
Higekiri>>Kitano Tenmangu Shrine Official Information page
Hizamaru>>Daikakuji Temple Official Information page
2022/7/9~9/12
Kitano Tenmangu Shrine and Daikakuji Temple / KYOTO

■Kasen-Kanesada(♥)
2022/8/23~9/25
Kumamoto Prefectural <useum of Art / KUMAMOTO
with TOKEN RANBU collaboration>>details

■◎Shinano-Tōshirō(♥)
酒井家庄内入部400年記念特別展 第4部「藩祖・酒井忠勝」
2022/9/10~10/31
Chido Museum / YAMAGATA

■Namazuo-Tōshirō(♥)
Autumn Special Exhibition「名物 由緒正しき宝物」
2022/9/17~11/6
The Tokugawa Museum / AICHI

■◎Yamambagiri-Chōgi(♥)
2022/9/21~12/15
The Tokugawa Museum / AICHI

■◉Heshikiri-hasebe(♥)
2023/1/5~2/5
Fukuoka City Museum / FUKUOKA

■◉Kokin denju no Tachi(♥)・Kasen-Kanesada(♥)
「揃い踏み 細川の名刀たち ―永青文庫の国宝登場―」
Official Website
2023/1/14~5/7
Eisei Bunko Museum / TOKYO

■◉Nikko-Ichimonji(♥)
2023/2/7~3/5
Fukuoka City Museum / FUKUOKA


Past Exhibitions

■特別展崇高なる造形-日本刀 名刀と名作から識る武士の美学
Official Tweet
2020/11/7〜2021/1/24
Museum Tsuru / YAMAGATA

■◉Hyūga-Masamune(♥)・Katō-Kunihiro
Official Website
2020/11/21〜2021/1/27
Mitsui Memorial Museum / TOKYO

■Kasen-Kanesada(♥)
2020/11/21〜2021/1/31
Eisei Bunko Museum / TOKYO

■The 15th Omamori Katana Exhibition
2020/12/5~2021/1/31
Hayashibara Museum of Art / OKAYAMA

■Reiwa3 New Year Special Exhibition “Treasure Swords”
Official Website
2021/1/1〜1/31
Shiogama Jinja Shrine Museum / MIYAGI

■◎Honebami-Tōshirō
令和3年新春特別展 「日本の聖地を訪ねて〜京の社に伝わる名宝の数々〜」
Official Tweet
2021/1/1〜1/26
Atsuta Jingu Shrine Treasure Hall / AICHI

■◉Daihan’nya-Nagamitsu(♥)・◉Koryū-Kagemitsu(♥)・◎Osafune Mitsutada・◎Osafune Kagemits・◉Masamune・◎Ono Hankei and more
Official Website・List of Exhibits
2020/12/1~2021/2/28
Tokyo National Museum / TOKYO

■◎Onikirimaru a.k.a Higekiri(♥)
Official Website
First half :2021/1/1〜1/11
Latter half:2021/2/1 POSTPONED〜3/14 
Kitano Tenmangu Shrine Treasure Hall / KYOTO

■◎Hakata-Tōshirō(♥)
Official Website
2021/1/2〜2/14
Kitakyushu Museum of Natural History and Human History / FUKUOKA

■UMETADA Master Sword Artisans of the Momoyama Period
Taikogane- Sadamune・Kuwana-Gō(1/9~1/30)・Hizen Tadayoshi・Wakasa-Masamune・Nakatsukasa-Masamune・Ikeda-Masamune・Kuki-Masamune・Terasawa-Sadamune・Inaba-Gō・Uraku-Rai kunimitsu・Inaba-Shidzu and more
Official WebsiteList of Exhibits
2021/1/9~2/21
The Japanese Sword Museum / TOKYO

■Japanese Swords and Outfits
2021/1/16〜3/14
Ichinoseki City Museum / IWATE

■磨百錬 −よみがえる赤羽刀−
Official Website
2021/1/19〜3/14
岐阜県図書館 2階 企画展示室Ⅱ

■◉Kenshin-Kagemitsu(♥)
2021/1/30〜3/7
Saitama Prefectural Museum of History and Folklore / SAITAMA

■冬季特別展「日本の名刀と武具-刀剣の歴史と病魔退散の祈り-」
Official Website
First half :2020/12/2日〜2021/2/7
Latter half:2021/2/9〜2021/4/4
Kasuga Taisha Shrine Treasure Hall / NARA

■◉Gotō-Tōshirō(♥)
2021/1/5~3/28
The Tokugawa Art Museum / AICHI

■◎Samidare-Gō(♥)
2021/3/3~2021/3/28
The Tokugawa Art Museum / AICHI

■◉Dōjikiri-Yasutsuna・◉Kobizen Masatsune・Kobizen Takatsuna・◎Suiryūken・◉Kanze-Masamune・Muramasa・Tsuda Sukehiro and more
Official Website・List of Exhibits
2021/3/2〜5/23
Tokyo National Museum / TOKYO

■Mutsunokami Yoshiyuki(♥)
2021/3/19~5/16
Shimonoseki City Museum of History / YAMAGUCHI

■◎Onikirimaru a.k.a Higekiri(♥)
Official Website
2021/3/25〜5/31
Kitanotemmangu Shrine /KYOTO

■◎Usumidori a.k.a Hizamaru(♥)
Official Website
2021/3/25〜5/31
Daikakuji Shrine / KYOTO

■◉Taikō-Samonji(♥)
Official Website
2021/4/3〜5/16
Osaka City Museum of Fine Arts / Osaka
※Temporary Closure 2021/4/24~5/11

■◉Sanetsune
Official Website List of Exhibits(4月9日版)
2021/4/1〜5/5
Kunozan Toshogu Shrine / SHIZUOKA

■◉Kokindenju no Tachi(♥)
「開館45周年 感謝をこめて魅せます!美術館コレクション」
Official Website
2021/4/3〜6/27
Kumamoto Prefectural Museum / KUMAMOTO

■Tombokiri(♥)・◎Matsui-Gō(♥)
「名刀は語る展」
Official Website
2021/4/24〜6/27
※Matsui-Gō will be displayed until 4/24〜5/30、6/9〜6/27
The Museum of Art EHIME / EHIME
with TOKEN RANBU collaboration

■◉Gotō-Tōshirō(♥)・Namazuo-Tōshirō(♥)・Ebina-Kokaji・Tachi signed Rai Magotarō Saku and more
Special Exhibition “The Art of the Japanese Sword: Tracing Connections in Kyoto/Nara and Kyushu”
Official WebsiteList of exhibits
2021/6/5〜7/11
The Tokugawa Art Museum / AICHI

■◉Chiyoganemaru(♥)
Official Website
2021/7/2〜8/4
Naha City Museum of History / OKINAWA
The museum temporary closure from May26 until further notice
for preventing infection by Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19).

■◉Akashi-Kuniyuki(♥)
Official Website
2021/7/3〜8/1
Himeji City Museum of Art / HYOGO

■◉Hakusan-Yoshimitsu(♥)・◎Maeda-Tōshirō(♥)
“In Honor of being Scholar and Warrior History and Succession of the Wealthiest Feudal Lord, Kaga Maeda Clan”
Official Website
2021/7/10〜8/8
Ishikawa Prefectural Museum of Art / ISHIKAWA

■◉Atsushi-Tōshirō・◉Kobizen Tomonari and more
Official Website
2021/5/25~8/15
Tokyo National Museum / TOKYO

■第2弾「両社寺の歴史と兄弟刀~伝説を纏う髭切と膝丸~」
◎Higekiri(♥) Kitano Tenmangu Temple / KYOTO
◎Hizamaru(♥) Daikakuji Temple / KYOTO
2021/7/10~8/9
Kitano Tenmangu Temple Official WebsiteDaikakuji Temple Official Website

■◉Chatannakiri(♥)
Official Website
2021/8/6〜9/1
Naha City Museum of History / OKINAWA

■◉Chiyoganemaru(♥)
Official Website
2021/7/2〜8/4
Naha City Museum of History / OKINAWA
The museum temporary closure from July 22 until further notice
for preventing infection by Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19).

■◎Honsaku Chōgi known as Yamambagiri-Chōgi
Official Website
2021/5/26〜9/20
The Tokugawa Art Museum / AICHI

■◉Kōsetsu-Samonji(♥)
Official Website
2021/6/24〜9/12
Fukuyama Museum of Art / HIROSHIMA
with TOKEN RANBU collaboration

■◉Heshikiri-Hasebe(♥)・Nihougō(♥)
2021/7/6〜9/5
Fukuoka City Museum / FUKUOKA

■◎Honebami-Tōshiro(♥)
Information Website
2021/7/11〜7/18 ※until 7/19 to 9/15, exhibit reproduction of Honebami-Tōshirō
Toyokuni Jinja Shrine / KYOTO

■◎Sohayanotsuruki-Utsusunari(♥)
2021/7/16~2021/9/5
Fukuoka City Museum / FUKUOKA

■◎Nansen-Ishimonji(♥)・◎Samidare-Gō(♥)・◎Monoyoshi-Sadamune(♥)
Summer Special ExhibitionFrom Ieyasu to Yoshinao: The Transition to a Powerful Pre-Modern State”
Official Website
2021/7/17〜9/12
The Tokugawa Art Museum / AICHI

■Summer special exhibition “Kashu Swords”(♥)
Official Website  
2021/7/22~9/12 
Ishikawa Prefectural Museum of History / ISHIKAWA
with TOKEN RANBU collaboration>>Kashu Swords×TOKENRANVU-ONLINE- website

■◉Inaba-Gō・◉Tomita-Gō
“NATIONAL TREASURES OF KYOTO”
Official Website
2021/7/24〜9/12
Kyoto National Museum / KYOTO

■◉Sanchōmō(♥)
Official Website
2021/7/30〜9/12
Bizen Osafune Swords Museum / OKAYAMA

■◉Chiganemaru(♥)
Official Website
2021/9/3〜9/27
Naha City Museum of History / OKINAWA

■◎Shinano-Tōshirō(♥)
酒井家庄内入部400年記念プレ企画展「藩主の宝 藩士の宝」
2021/9/3〜10/19
Chido Museum / YAMAGATA

■◎Hizamaru(♥)・Honebami-Tōshirō(♥)・Akita-Tōshirō(♥)・Souza-Samonji(♥)
Suntory Museum of Art 60th Anniversary Exhibition ”The sword: The soul of the warrior”
Official Website
2021/9/15~10/31
Suntory Museum of Art / TOKYO
with TOKEN RANBU collaboration

■◉Kikkō-Sadamune(♥)・Fukuokaichimonji Yoshifusa・Rai Kunimitsu and more
2021/8/17~11/7
Tokyo National Museum / TOKYO

■Nikkari-Aoé(♥)
Official Website
2021/10/16〜11/21
Marugame City Resource Center / KAGAWA

■◉Taikō-Samonji
2021年度秋季所蔵品展 食と美術 ―「いただきます」から「ごちそうさま」まで」
Official Website
2021/9/16 10/1〜12/5 
Fukuyama Musium of Art / HIROSHIMA
with TOKEN RANBU collaboration

■◉Mikazuki-Munechika(♥)・◉Koryū-Kagemitsu(♥)
2021/11/9~2/6
Tokyo National Museum / TOKYO

The 67th Newly Designated Important Swords and Fittings Exhibition
2022/1/8〜2/20
The Japanese Sword Museum / TOKYO

■◉Heshikiri-Hasebe(♥)
Official Website
2022/1/5~1/30
Fukuoka City Museum / FUKUOKA

■◉Chiyoganemaru・Chiganemaru・Chatan’nakiri(♥)
Official Website
2022/1/7~2/2
Naha City Museum of History / OKINAWA

■◎Matsui-Gō(♥)・Tombokiri(♥)
2022/1/8〜2/13
Sano Art Museum / SHIZUOKA

■◉Kenshin-Kagemitu(♥)
2022/1/29〜3/6
Saitama Prefectural Museum of History and Folklore / SAITAMA
with TOKEN RANBU collaboration

■◉Nikkō-Ichimonji(♥)
2022/2/1~2/27
Fukuoka City Museum / FUKUOKA

■Hizen Tadayoshi(♥)
Collection Exhibition: Tadayoshi to Tadahiro
Official Website
2022/2/1〜3/6
Saga Prefectural Museum /SAGA
with TOKEN RANBU collaboration>>Collection Exhibition: Tadayoshi to Tadahiro×TOUKEN RANBU -ONLINE- website

■◎Yamambagiri-Kunihiro(♥)・Hotei-Kunihiro
Viewing Reservation PageOfficial Twitter
2022/2/11〜3/27
Ashikaga Museum of Art / TOCHIGI

■Kasuga Taisha Shrine Treasure exhibition
Official Website
First half:2021/12/24〜2022/2/13
Latter half:2022/2/15〜2022/4/3
Kasuga Taisha Shrine Treasure Hall / NARA

■Kasuga Taisha Shrine Treasure exhibition
Official Website
First half:2021/12/24〜2022/2/13
Latter half:2022/2/15〜2022/4/3
Kasuga Taisha Shrine Treasure Hall / NARA

■◎Sohaya no Turuki(♥)
2022年4月1日〜4月30日
Kunozan Toshogu Museum / SHIZUOKA

■◉Kobizen Masatsune・◎Aoé Moritsugu・◎Bungonokuni Yukihira・Senjuin Shigeyuki・◎Kiriha-Sadamune・Ecchu Norishige and more
Official Website ・List of Exhibits
2022/2/8~ 2022/5/8
Tokyo National Museum / TOKYO

■◉Akashi-Kuniyuki
Official Website
2022/2/26〜5/22
The Japanese Sword Museum / TOKYO

■Spring Special exhibition “Token Fantasia, encore”
Official Website
2022/3/12~5/8
Kuwana City Museum / MIE

■◎Hakusan-Yoshimitsu(♥)
Official Website
2022/4/24~2022/5/22
Ishikawa Prefectural Museum of Art / ISHIKAWA

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