Sword of the Samurai

Series: Fighting Fantasy (No. 25)
Paperback
The land of Hachiman is in grave danger. The Shogun's control is slipping. Bandits roam the land freely and barbarian invaders have begun to raid across the borders. All this because the Dai-Katana, the great sword, Singing Death, has been stolen from the Shogun. Your mission is to recover this sword from Ikiru.