Since the beginning of his adulthood, Michael Zomber has been in the pursuit of vintage swords, rifles and other weapons. Among the precious items in his personal collection are samurai swords. Mr. Zomber admits that he is captivated by the creativity that was used to make traditional Japanese weapons. He has travelled around the world in search of antique items. His primary goal is to preserve and protect history by collecting, storing and selling antique arms.
Mr. Zomber attended the University of Illinois where he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in English and psychology and mastered in English literature at the University of California, Los Angeles. The knowledge in literature has enabled him become an esteemed historical author who has published a variety of books. The author has written a trilogy of books focused in Kentucky after the Civil War. Those with a deep interest in Japan will find Zomber’s books like Jesus and the Samurai and Shogun Iemitsu irresistible. Mr. Zomber has also written the book ‘Park Avenue’ which provides a detailed account of the world’s high level art auctions.
In addition to being an author, Michael Zomber ventures into documentaries. His wife encouraged him to start writing screenplays which later formed the basis of some of his novels. The studio produces fun and informative documentaries whose plot make the past more relevant than ever. The acclaimed Soul of the Samurai is among the many projects that have been produced through the studio. Renascent Films is also the maker of Bushido, which is a code of honor among the Samurai warriors.
As a concerned and devoted historian, Mr. Zomber is conscious of the devastation and tragedy caused by gun violence. For this reason he has joined forces with non-profit organizations who strive to maintain world peace and unity. Mr. Zomber is a member of Doctors Without Borders, Global Exchange, Amnesty International and UNICEF.
Michael Zomber and his wife have two kids, Christopher and Gabriella and they reside in the outskirts of Philadelphia.