Big news out of Shizuoka as swordsmiths are trying to replicate Yoshimoto's Samonji sword for his 500th anniversary of his birth. Yoshimoto was in possession of the sword during the Battle of Okehazama. The sword was two feet six inches in length. After Yoshimoto's death at Okehazama, the sword was in the hands of Nobunaga. He later cut down the length to two feet two inches.