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
flagDenmark
0%
60%
40%
0%
10
flagItaly
3%
58%
34%
3%
29
flagGermany
9%
56%
29%
4%
144
flagCanada
5%
52%
30%
11%
36
flagSpain
5%
52%
42%
0%
19
flagAustralia
14%
50%
35%
0%
14
flagthe United Kingdom
17%
47%
31%
3%
223
flagthe United States
7%
46%
38%
7%
213
flagthe Netherlands
20%
46%
23%
10%
30
flagPoland
13%
45%
33%
7%
8728
flagSweden
6%
43%
31%
18%
16
flagRussia
12%
41%
33%
8%
24
flagJapan
8%
41%
33%
16%
12
flagFrance
17%
39%
28%
14%
28
flagUnknown
9%
37%
42%
10%
591
flagRepublic of Ireland
13%
36%
45%
4%
22
flagUkraine
13%
27%
40%
18%
22
flagNorway
28%
21%
42%
7%
14
flagIndia
14%
21%
64%
0%
14

Gender

men39%
women36%
karaoke
13%
14%
kendo and karate
39%
36%
whaling
38%
40%
Godzilla
8%
7%

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