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Kunitomo Tsubazeriai

National Players Showing their Worth and Underdogs Fighting Valiantly Part 2: Interviewing quarter-finalists from the 66th All Japan Championship

“I could have won with a little bit more study and creativity” Quarter-finalist Koki Maeda (Osaka, Osaka Police, 25) Last year he advanced to the quarter finals in his first appearance at the tournament, and he played in all the games for Japan in the group tournament at the World Read More

Ando Sho striking Men at the 66th All Japan Kendo championship

National Players Showing their Worth and Underdogs Fighting Valiantly Part 1: Interviewing third placed player from the 66th All Japan Championship

“I was aiming for the championship win, so I think I’m still a long way off” 3rd Place Sho Ando (Hokkaido, Hokkaido Police, 28) He had won the individuals at the World Championship and also played as taisho for the group matches and led Japan to the top. At the Read More

Nishimura vs Ando at 2018 All Japan Kendo Championship

All Japan Championship Winner Interview Part 2: Nishimura Wins Back-to-Back, Claiming his Third Championship

Champion: Hidehisa Nishimura (Kumamoto, Kumamoto Police, 29) Nishimura, who had won the tournament last year, claim consecutive wins making it a total of 3 titles. 3 wins at the All Japan Championship is only surpassed by Masahiro Miyazaki’s 6-time feat, and is tied with Hitoshi Chiba, Kiyonori Nishikawa, and Ryoichi Read More

Nishimura Hidehisa, 2018 All Japan Kendo Championship winner receiving the trophy

All Japan Kendo Championship Winner Interview Part 1: Nishimura Wins Back-to-Back, Claiming his Third Championship

“You need to struggle more” – I was able to enjoy the match because of these words Champion: Hidehisa Nishimura (Kumamoto, Kumamoto Police, 29) Nishimura, who had won the tournament last year, claim consecutive wins making it a total of 3 titles. 3 wins at the All Japan Championship is Read More

Interview with Kendo Bogu Craftsman – Bogu Repair – New Bogu Tokuren Z

Hello again from beautiful Kyoto,   The video I have chosen to show you this time is an interview with Tozando’s Kendo Bogu craftsman Mr. Onishi Akira. This video explores how the bogu set you using during your keiko, or shiai was made, what difficulties there are when making bogu Read More