Bushido , literally "military scholar road", is a Japanese word for the way of the samurai life, loosely analogous to the concept of chivalry. This Bushido Code of the Warrior Japanese Katana Sword is designed with a wooden stained handle and scabbard featuring Japanese Kanji. Kanji is script was invented by the Chinese and adopted by the Japanese around the middle of the 6th century AD. The blade is construction of carbon steel and factory sharpened. This traditional piece will be the treasure of any Japanese collection.