Intangible Cultural Asset Tenshinshō-den Katori Shintō-ryū


The following books have been authored by Ōtake Risuke Shihan to promote a correct understanding of Katori Shintō-ryū:

Way of Peace: Tenshinshō-den Katori Shintō-ryū (working title)

  • Japanese Edition (Nippon Budōkan Foundation)
  • English Edition (currently being produced, scheduled for 2015 release)

Katori Shintō-ryū: Warrior Tradition

  • Bilingual English/Japanese edition - Available from Koryu Books (
  • Bilingual French/Japanese edition - Available from Budo Editions (

The Deity and the Sword: Katori Shintō-ryū

  • Out of print
  • Bilingual English/Japanese edition (3 volume set)
  • Bilingual French/Japanese edition (3 volume set)