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.

Answers distribution

karaoke
kendo and karate
whaling
Godzilla
answers
flagBelgium
11%
70%
11%
5%
17
flagItaly
4%
58%
37%
0%
24
flagGermany
10%
57%
29%
3%
129
flagSpain
5%
55%
38%
0%
18
flagCanada
5%
54%
28%
11%
35
flagAustralia
14%
50%
35%
0%
14
flagthe United Kingdom
17%
46%
31%
3%
210
flagthe United States
8%
46%
37%
7%
206
flagthe Netherlands
21%
46%
25%
7%
28
flagSweden
6%
46%
26%
20%
15
flagPoland
13%
44%
33%
7%
8210
flagRussia
13%
43%
30%
8%
23
flagFrance
17%
39%
28%
14%
28
flagUnknown
9%
37%
42%
10%
544
flagJapan
9%
36%
36%
18%
11
flagRepublic of Ireland
14%
33%
47%
4%
21
flagNorway
33%
25%
33%
8%
12
flagIndia
16%
25%
58%
0%
12
flagUkraine
11%
22%
44%
22%
18

Gender

men39%
women37%
karaoke
13%
14%
kendo and karate
39%
37%
whaling
38%
40%
Godzilla
8%
7%

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