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    noboru

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    Kodokan - Mito clan's school for the feudal domains

    Post by noboru on Sun Mar 15, 2015 6:03 am

    I found informations about Mito clan's school for the feudal domains - it was named Kodokan. Opened in August 1841. Any relations for later Kodokan of Jigoro Kano?

    http://www.koen.pref.ibaraki.jp/foreign_language/en/kodokan/
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    Re: Kodokan - Mito clan's school for the feudal domains

    Post by NBK on Sun Mar 15, 2015 4:47 pm

    Different kanji, but while the pronunciation may have been an inspiration for Kanô shihan as it was an inspiration for many others, I can't recall ever seeing a specific reference from Kanô shihan that he was in fact was inspired by the school.

    講道館 versus 弘道館

    It is also the name and kanji of a famous publishing house, Kôdôkan.

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