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
flagSpain
0%
69%
30%
0%
13
flagItaly
0%
68%
31%
0%
16
flagGermany
9%
55%
32%
2%
92
flagCanada
0%
52%
33%
14%
21
flagthe Netherlands
16%
44%
27%
11%
18
flagthe United Kingdom
19%
43%
31%
4%
123
flagPoland
14%
42%
34%
7%
4956
flagthe United States
8%
42%
43%
5%
120
flagFrance
10%
42%
36%
10%
19
flagSweden
8%
41%
33%
16%
12
flagRepublic of Ireland
27%
27%
36%
9%
11
flagIndia
16%
25%
58%
0%
12

Gender

men39%
women37%
karaoke
16%
14%
kendo and karate
39%
37%
whaling
35%
41%
Godzilla
7%
6%

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