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f you happen to be around Okinawa at the time and interested in the history of Karate and Kobudō and speak Japanese…  you might want to go to the Prefectural Museum and Art Gallery in Naha Omoromachi. Matsumura Sōkon, the … Continue reading

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A hero for one, a traitor for others

ithin the unpopular history of an island’s people, there are countless historical facts on treason and betrayal in Okinawa on account of base motives. There are always two sides to a story, and least you’re an attourney general, one’s personal perspective … Continue reading

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