Reference pics of my sword for
who designs the most gorgeous zanpakuto and also designs their shikai and bankai. If you've not checked out his gallery, then do: [link]
Erm, anyway, he agreed to design me a shikai for my real sword, so.....
Sword is called Kuroniji (yes, I named it *glare*) because I thought the designs on the tsuba and kashira (end of the hilt) look a bit like the arcs of rainbows. He's an iaito (non-sharpened sword) for iaido, as in, he's not decorative, but is used for martial arts.
Ryuseimaru, I sent you a few other ideas re the shikai. Is that okay or do you need anything else?
Photos by me and