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Kagamibiraki 2015 at the Aikikai Hombu Dojo

January 12, 2015 Events of importance in the world of Aikido Guillaume Erard
The Kagamibiraki ceremony was held on Sunday, 11th of January at the Aikikai Hombu Dojo in Tokyo. The Kagamibiraki is the first official event of the year at the Aikikai schedule, and in addition to being a traditional way to celebrate the new year, it also…

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Kagamibiraki 2015 at the Aikikai Hombu Dojo

January 12, 2015 Events of importance in the world of Aikido Guillaume Erard
The Kagamibiraki ceremony was held on Sunday, 11th of January at the Aikikai Hombu Dojo in Tokyo. The Kagamibiraki is the first official event of the year at the Aikikai schedule, and in addition to being a traditional way to celebrate the new year, it also…

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Shinsengumi are one of the most notorious armed forces in Japan. Their characteristic blue and white haori is easily recognizable amongst all other armies. Countless TV and cinema adaptations have been made of their story, most notably for westerners, in the…

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