Not to give too much away...
We first started with the filming of forging...
With master forger Yoshikazu Ikeda.
Then took a lunch break at the most popular ramen shop in Sakai--Menza Gin (麺座ぎん).
Which is known for their tsukemen.
But I was in the mood for ramen.
Surprisingly, it was better than most tonkotsu-gyokai shops that I've eaten at in Tokyo.
That would explain the high ranking.
Then it was back to filming.
Next up was the art of blade sharpening...
With master sharpener Shunichi Tahara.
And of course we couldn't call it a day without some good food.
Thanks to everyone who made this happen!!
Unfortunately our funding fell short of its goal. But we will try again. This is too good of a story not to be told. A big thanks to all that contributed and I hope you will be so gracious again when we start it back up. Stay tuned!