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
flagItaly
0%
70%
29%
0%
17
flagBelgium
12%
68%
12%
6%
16
flagSpain
0%
62%
37%
0%
16
flagGermany
10%
57%
29%
1%
111
flagCanada
5%
55%
26%
11%
34
flagUnknown
0%
52%
42%
5%
38
flagRussia
8%
50%
33%
8%
12
flagSweden
6%
46%
26%
20%
15
flagthe United Kingdom
17%
45%
32%
4%
164
flagPoland
14%
44%
33%
7%
5963
flagthe United States
7%
44%
40%
7%
165
flagthe Netherlands
26%
43%
21%
8%
23
flagFrance
18%
40%
29%
11%
27
flagRepublic of Ireland
16%
38%
38%
5%
18
flagUkraine
13%
26%
40%
20%
15
flagIndia
16%
25%
58%
0%
12

Gender

men39%
women38%
karaoke
16%
15%
kendo and karate
39%
38%
whaling
34%
39%
Godzilla
8%
6%

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