HONBU
The Dai Nippon Butoku Kai
(Ippan Shadan Hojin) General Corporation

Dai Nippon Butoku Kai Honbu Headquarters
Kyoto Shorenin Monzeki Nai
Administrative Office: Higashi-Takeya Cho, Kyoto City

Honbu Officials

Governor of DNBK Honbu:
Sosai, Higashifushimi Jiko,
Chief Abbot of Shorenin Temple, Cousin to Emperor Akihito of Japan

Deputy Governor of DNBK:
Takemichi Kuwahara, Hanshi Judan Jujutsu

President of DNBK Board of Directors:
Tesshin Hamada, Hanshi

Chair of DNBK ID:
Tesshin Hamada, Hanshi

Advisors::
Manabu Adachi, Hanshi Kyudan Kendo
Masakatsu Tsujino, Hanshi Kyudan Kendo

Honbu Board of Directors:
Takemichi Kuwahara, Hanshi, Judan Jujutsu
Tesshin Hamada, Hanshi
Kanji Takada, Hanshi Kyudan Kendo
Takeo Nakada, Hanshi Kyudan Sojutsu
Yutaka Takeda, Hanshi, Hachidan Jujutsu
Masami Fujii, Hanshi Hachidan Iaido
Nanjo Yamamoto, Hanshi Hachidan Iaido

Administrative Controller:
Hachiro Kawamura, Hanshi Hachidan, Jujutsu

Budo Specialization Committees: Budo Shikko Senmon Iinkai

Former board members as well as high ranking experts of DNBK are assigned into the major disciplines of traditional Budo and Bujutsu, Iaido, Kobudo, Jujutsu, Kendo/Kenjutsu, Karatedo, Aikido/Aikijujtsu, Judo, Kyujutsu, Sojutsu, Jojutsu, and Naginatajutsu. Total of sixty Hanshi and Kyoshi experts are designated in this official specialization committee. They perform as Kenshoin officials in the major Taikai and also serve as the panel of examiners in the high ranking promotion examinations.

The above appointed positions are for two-year terms and renewable consecutively if approved by the board.

Administrative Secretary:
Motoshige and Yamazaki