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
flagSwitzerland
5%
64%
29%
0%
17
flagGermany
10%
57%
28%
4%
156
flagItaly
9%
54%
32%
3%
31
flagSpain
5%
52%
42%
0%
19
flagAustralia
12%
50%
31%
6%
16
flagthe United Kingdom
15%
49%
30%
3%
240
flagCanada
5%
48%
35%
10%
39
flagRussia
11%
48%
31%
5%
35
flagPoland
13%
45%
32%
7%
9172
flagthe United States
8%
45%
38%
7%
219
flagthe Netherlands
21%
45%
24%
9%
33
flagJapan
8%
41%
33%
16%
12
flagFrance
17%
39%
28%
14%
28
flagSweden
11%
38%
33%
16%
18
flagRepublic of Ireland
12%
37%
45%
4%
24
flagUnknown
9%
36%
42%
9%
611
flagUkraine
13%
26%
43%
17%
23
flagNorway
28%
21%
42%
7%
14
flagIndia
12%
18%
68%
0%
16

Gender

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

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