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

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

President of the Board of Directors:
Takemichi Kuwahara, Hanshi Judan Jujutsu

Honbu Board of Directors:
Takemichi Kuwahara, Hanshi Kyudan Jujutsu, President of the Board of Directors
Tesshin Hamada, Hanshi, Chair, DNBK ID
Kanji Takada, Hanshi Kyudan Kendo
Takeo Nakada, Hanshi Kyudan Sojutsu
Yutaka Takeda, Hanshi, Hachidan Jujutsu

Administrative Controller:
N. Murata, Hanshi Hachidan, Iaido

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 fifty five Hanshi and Kyoshi experts are designated in this official specialization committee.

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

Administrative Secretary:
T. Tsumori