Never used one of these nibs. Are they so special in writing (not in looking at)?
I own two – a Naginata Concord (NK), and a Naginata Concord Emperor (NKE) – but have only used the former of those so far; the latter is still in a pen that is factory-sealed in a plastic sleeve. It's certainly well-made, and an interesting nib with which to write; and, yes, it is special in the sense the user can get different writing outcomes from it. That doesn't necessarily mean that one couldn't get similar results from, say, a Sailor Zoom nib, or a custom/architect's grind, etc. depending on what the user actually wants.
Some of my writing samples with:
• Naginata Concord nib: here, here and here
• Sailor Zoom nib: here and here
The range of line widths with brush-like strokes that one can get out of the Naginata Concord nib is wider than that from a Zoom nib. On the other hand, for cursive writing in English, I think a user is more likely to get the desired manner of line variation.
Sailor has some cheap pen models with Fude de Mannen nibs (which is essentially an upside-down Concord nib, but I find the design of the Concord nib more suitable for my purposes), and there are also Naginata Fude de Mannen nibs, but of course the build quality in the cheaper ones are not nearly in the same league; that I can tell you from first-hand experience. I also have a Duke pen with a Fude nib, and it doesn't even write properly upside-down to lay down a fine line consistently.
I don't know about Naginata Togi nibs, as I don't have one and never used one.
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