As a member I will receive:

  • NBTHK membership card
  • NBTHK pin
  • Monthly printed publication „Token Bijutsu“ in Japanese language. (A partial English translation is available online!)
  • A translation of the „Token Bijutsu“ in German and English by email.
  • Sproradic writings about japanese swords.
  • Invitations to the bimonthly members-only meetings of the NBTHK European Branch. (Exhibition of juyo & tokubetsu juyo token swords and tosogu, kantei and more.)

You can join a NBTHK-EB meeting as guest for a fee of 15 Euro.

The costs:
One-time admission fee of 50 Euro.
Annual membership fee of 130 Euro.

For reasons of fair and transparent data processing, we provide the following information in accordance with data protection law (Art. 13 (1) and (2) GDPR):

  • The controller is the board of NBTHK EB. You can reach the controller at the following email address:
  • The legal basis for the processing of the personal data is Art. 6 (1) (b) GDPR - Processing of an application for membership in NBTHK EB.
  • Information about the purposes of the processing for which the personal data are intended, the recipients of the personal data, the period for which the personal data will be stored and the criteria used to determine that period, the existence of the right to request from the controller access to and rectification or erasure of personal data or to object to processing please find in the privacy policy of NBTHK EB.

Transfer of personal data to an international organization.

Every member joins NBTHK EB with the intention to become also a member of NBTHK Japan. At the moment there is no adequacy decision by the European Commission for the transfer of the personal data to Japan. In that way GDPR comparable data protection can not be guarantied for the personal data transferred to NBTHK Japan. A member voluntarily signs a consent for the transfer of his own personal data to NBTHK Japan, which he can revoke at any time. With the revocation of the consent for the data transfer to NBTHK Japan, the membership of the member in NBTHK Japan and NBTHK EB expires automatically at the end of the business year (currently 31 March of the respective calendar year). Please find more information in the privacy policy of NBTHK EB.

You always have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority.

Please fill out the following form:

NBTHK EB Membership Application
Last name:
First name:
Phone number:
Please confirm that you have read and understood the privacy policy of NBTHK EB.
I would like to become a member of NBTHK Japan. Please sign (voluntarily) the consent for the transfer of your personal data to NBTHK Japan for membership and send it at to complete your application for membership in NBTHK EB.

We ask you for your understanding that that your application for membership in NBTHK EB cannot be accepted without signed consent for the transfer of membership data to NBTHK Japan.

The fiscal year of NBTHK extends from April 1 to March 31 of the following year. Joining the NBTHK EB for new members is possible every three months, so early Jan, April, July and October. The payable contribution results from the number of months until the next 31 March and the single admission fee of 50 Euro.

After the registration you will receive a confirmation email and you will be registered in Japan after your payment.

Please make payment of admission and membership fee to our cashier‘s account listed below:

Volksbank RheinAhrEifel eG
IBAN: DE 155 776 15910 2 444 82 800

Kreuzstraße 26a, 53474 Bad Neuenahr, Germany

For membership questions or general inquires:
Please contact us by email using the link below

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