new to it all please help with translation

please help with any information on the translation of this sword. I have no idea what any of it means or how to even begin to figure it out. thank you in advance.

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Chinese replica

Hi Michelle,

The signature is:


I can't tell what it means, because I think it's actually Chinese, not Japanese. 佐藤 is a Japanese surname though, Satō, and 浩二 is a name (Kōji).

Anyway, it looks like this sword is not a genuine Japanese sword, but a Chinese replica (or a fake, depending how you want to put it).


P.S. By the way, if you do a Google search by this signature, it forwards you to a couple of Chinese links about animation/cartoons. That's not a good sign...