What was banned in Japan in 1946-1952?

karaoke
kendo and karate
whaling
Godzilla
Kendo, along with other martial arts, was banned in Japan in 1946 by the oc­cu­py­ing powers. This was part of "the removal and ex­clu­sion from public life of mil­i­taris­tic and ultra na­tion­al­is­tic persons" in response to the wartime mil­i­tari­sa­tion of martial arts in­struc­tion in Japan.

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karaoke
kendo and karate
whaling
Godzilla
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flagBelgium
11%
72%
11%
5%
18
flagSwitzerland
5%
70%
25%
0%
20
flagGermany
10%
57%
26%
5%
170
flagItaly
11%
55%
29%
2%
34
flagCanada
4%
52%
32%
10%
46
flagSpain
5%
50%
40%
5%
20
flagthe United Kingdom
15%
49%
30%
3%
253
flagthe Netherlands
18%
48%
24%
8%
37
flagPoland
13%
45%
32%
7%
9637
flagthe United States
8%
44%
39%
7%
235
flagAustralia
11%
44%
38%
5%
18
flagJapan
6%
40%
40%
13%
15
flagRussia
14%
39%
33%
8%
48
flagUnknown
10%
37%
42%
10%
634
flagFrance
16%
36%
33%
13%
30
flagRepublic of Ireland
12%
36%
48%
4%
25
flagSweden
15%
36%
31%
15%
19
flagIndia
17%
34%
48%
0%
29
flagUkraine
11%
30%
42%
15%
26
flagNorway
26%
20%
46%
6%
15

Gender

men40%
women36%
karaoke
13%
14%
kendo and karate
40%
37%
whaling
37%
40%
Godzilla
8%
7%

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