Future posts in progress, in no particular order. Please let me know what you’d like to see first and I’ll see what I can do!
The Kanō Chronicles® – Kanō and the House of Peers Nominated by the Emperor Taishō, ‘Senator’ Kanō goes from backbencher to key figure.
Just exactly what does this mean?
What are its origins?
Who cares, anyhow?
The Kanō Chronicles® – Kanō shihan and General Tōjō discuss training methods (spoiler: They disagree. A lot.)
The Kanō Chronicles® – Kanō shihan and weapons
An armed Kanō was a happy Kanō
The Kanō Chronicles® – Wartime Kōdōkan From the Sino-Japanese War to the two China Incidents to World War II (and the Cold War)
The Kanō Chronicles® – Kanō’s plan to control Japanese budo
The Kanō Chronicles® – Kanō and female jūdōka:
Isolation and secret lessons
The Kanō Chronicles® – Kanō’s National Physical Education 国民体育 Kokumin Taiiku
Kanō style martial arts for the masses
The Kanō Chronicles® – Kanō’s secret war zone mission
Why is a school principal sent on a secret mission into an active war zone, dodging bullets and enemy ships ?
The Kanō Chronicles® – Kanō’s banned books
MacArthur was not pleased
The Kanō Chronicles® – Nangō Jirō and the Kōdōkan
Introducing Imperial Japanese Navy Rear Admiral Nangō Jirō: Kanō’s nephew, juku student, combat Marine, 3rd dan jūdōka, and the second head of the Kōdōkan Jūdō Institute
Kanō Chronicles® – Kanō’s brother in law Admiral Yanagi Narayoshi Kanō Jirōsaku’s workmate, navigator, mathematician, astronomer, cartographer, and member of the genrōsha Imperial council
The Kanō Chronicles® – Kanō’s secret lessons
Judo to the unteachable
The Kanō Chronicles® – Kanō Jirōsaku, Kanō’s father
Shintō and sake, lumber and lighters, dying in service to the Emperor
The Kanō Chronicles® – Kanō and the Gods Kanō and Shintō, the Japanese ‘Way of the Gods’
The Kanō Chronicles® – Who or what killed Kanō?
The Kanō Chronicles® – The four stages of Nihon den Kōdōkan jūdō
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