The sword, by the way, is in the Hall Of Fame:
A Noburo Aota's Fan Notes did a very in depth post on Arakawa a few years back when he was named to the "Experts" ballot for the Hall Of Fame for the first time. He was not voted in.
I've pointed out previously that Arakawa does not have very many cards. In fact, I'm just going to share the two cards I have of him - one of which really isn't a card of him but does have him on it:
|2009 BBM Sadaharu Oh Memorial #26|
|2011 Epoch Managers #22|
|2009 BBM Sadaharu Oh Memorial #04|