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
0%
63%
36%
0%
22
flagSpain
5%
58%
35%
0%
17
flagGermany
11%
56%
30%
1%
114
flagCanada
5%
54%
28%
11%
35
flagAustralia
16%
50%
33%
0%
12
flagthe United States
7%
47%
37%
7%
189
flagRussia
5%
47%
41%
5%
17
flagthe United Kingdom
16%
46%
31%
4%
193
flagSweden
6%
46%
26%
20%
15
flagUnknown
7%
45%
43%
3%
53
flagthe Netherlands
25%
45%
20%
8%
24
flagPoland
14%
44%
32%
7%
6281
flagFrance
17%
39%
28%
14%
28
flagRepublic of Ireland
15%
36%
42%
5%
19
flagUkraine
13%
26%
40%
20%
15
flagIndia
16%
25%
58%
0%
12

Gender

men40%
women38%
karaoke
16%
15%
kendo and karate
40%
38%
whaling
34%
39%
Godzilla
8%
6%

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