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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flagItaly
0%
70%
29%
0%
17
flagSpain
0%
66%
33%
0%
15
flagBelgium
18%
63%
9%
9%
11
flagGermany
9%
56%
31%
2%
97
flagCanada
0%
53%
30%
15%
26
flagUU
0%
50%
50%
0%
16
flagSweden
7%
50%
28%
14%
14
flagthe Netherlands
22%
45%
22%
9%
22
flagPoland
14%
43%
34%
7%
5440
flagthe United Kingdom
18%
43%
32%
4%
145
flagthe United States
7%
43%
42%
6%
144
flagFrance
14%
42%
33%
9%
21
flagRepublic of Ireland
25%
25%
41%
8%
12
flagIndia
16%
25%
58%
0%
12
flagUkraine
20%
10%
50%
20%
10

Gender

men39%
women37%
karaoke
16%
14%
kendo and karate
39%
37%
whaling
35%
41%
Godzilla
8%
6%

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