Recent Updates on Japanese Sword Shows:

“The Arts and Arms of the Samurai”
Minneapolis, MN Japanese Sword Show
October 19, 20, 21 – 2018.

The event will be held at the Crown Plaza Hotel and Suites Minneapolis/St. Paul Airport – Mall of America, 3 Appletree Square (I – 494 & 34th Avenue South) Bloomington, MN 55425.  Main Hotel Number in Minneapolis: 1-952-854-9000 Toll Free: 1-800-227-6963

The event will promote the Arts and Arms of the Samurai, in addition to the displays, there will be lectures and demonstrations of traditional arts and crafts.

Of Special Note:
Saturday Lecture by Mr. Saulius Ploplys
Deadly Science: Notable Aspects of Japanese Sword Design (the physics behind the Japanese Sword)

Sales Room:
There is a 5000 sq foot sales room where national and international vendors will be selling swords, fittings, armor, Japanese antiques, calligraphy, pottery, books, and like items. Sales table reservations can be made by contacting the individual below. There are 90 – 6 foot sales tables available.

General Public: Bring your Japanese, German and US items to sell or for a free appraisal. No modern firearms. (Nothing that can chamber a cartridge) No live ordinance.

Admission: General Admission to the sales room is $10.00 per day. 3-day pass is $25.00

Hotel Info:
Reservations: (1-952-854-9000) Toll Free: 1-800-227-6963. The show receives a special room rate of $99/ night single or double occupancy. In order to get this special room, rate you must reserve your room no later than October 10, 2018. When calling in use group code – AAS – Arts, Arms, Samurai.
Online reservations: Go to…/2018-minneapolis-s…/ and follow the directions.
For Further Information and table reservations/details contact: Larry Klahn
( 123 6th St. South, La Crosse, WI 54601 PH:(608-784-9900) Cell: 608-287-4289.
Online table reservations:…/2018-minneapolis-s…/