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The Eight DO

SAIKAIDO
- The Eight Roads of KOTO



BUZEN RYOKAI 

      Descendent lines from RYOKAI. See YAMASHIRO RAI, YAMASHIRO
      NOBUKUNI and YAMASHIRO RYOKAI. Standing MOKUME with MASAME
      (not as strong as YAMASHIRO). SUGU KO-MIDARE and GUNOME HA.
      BOSHI: MIDARE - KO-MARU.  
______________________                
RYOKAI HISANOBU School       BUNGO Smiths Transfer to BUZEN
____|______________               
YAMASHIRO YOSHISADA(1) RYAKU-O 1338 
    |_________________________________
____|__________                   ____|____
BUNGO YOSHISADA(2)  O-AN 1368     NOBUMITSU KEN-TOKU 1370
    |________________________________ __________________
____|____  - BUNGO KAJI -  __________|_____         ____|____
YOSHISADA(3) O-EI 1394     BUNGO YOSHIZANE(1)       NOBUMITSU
____|____                            | O-EI 1394     EI-KYO 1429
YOSHISADA(4) BUN-AN 1444             |_____________________
 BUZEN RYOKAI              __________|_____            ____|____
__________                 BUZEN YOSHIZANE(2)          HIDEYOSHI
YOSHITSUGU(1) EI-KYO 1429     BUNGO  | - EI-KYO 1429 -  ___|____
_____|____                           |_____________     IYEMITSU
YOSHITSUGU(2) BUN-MEI 1469 __________|____     ____|____ CHO-ROKU
_____|____                 BUZEN YOSHIZANE(3)  HIDEYOSHI     1457
YOSHITSUGU(3)                BUNGO   | - BUN-MEI 1469 -
   MEI-O 1492              __________|____     _________
__________                 BUZEN YOSHIZANE(4)  HIDEYOSHI 
SHIGEYOSHI CHO-ROKU 1457       TAI-EI 1521     EI-SHO 1504
____|_____                  ________               ________    
SHIGEYOSHI TEN-MON 1532     NOBUYUKI               SADAYUKI   
                              O-EI 1394             EI-KYO 1429
_________                                   ________             
NORIYOSHI EI-KYO 1429                       NAOYOSHI EI-KYO 1429 
____|____                                   ___|____             
NORIYOSHI MEI-O 1492                        NAOYOSHI HO-TOKU 1449
____|____                                   ___|____             
NORIYOSHI TEN-MON 1532                      NAOYOSHI BUN-MEI 1469
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YUKIMUNE(1) BUN-MEI 1469                    NAOYOSHI EI-SHO 1504 
___|____                                    ___|____        
YUKIMUNE(2) EI-SHO 1504                     NAOYOSHI TEN-MON 1532
    - USA KAJI -                            
   __________     _________        _________ _________ _________
   TSUNEYOSHI(1)  MUNEYOSHI        TOMOYOSHI MORIYOSHI KAZUYOSHI
       - BUN-MEI 1469 -                   - EI-SHO 1504 -  

NOBUMITSU KEN-TOKU (t: YOSHISADA 1): KYO GENSAEMONJO NOBUKUNI.

NOBUYUKI O-EI: USA JU. TSUKUSHI RYOKAI smith transferred to USA
        from YAMASHIRO. RYOKAI influenced SUGU KO-GUNOME HA. 
        Also in BUNGO.

NOBUMITSU EI-KYO: USA JU. Of the direct family and purveyor of
        RYOKAI/NOBUKUNI style. Signed with both the HSIN and
        HSUAN forms. HADA: KO-MOKUME with MASAME. SUGUHA and
        KO-MIDARE BA.



BUZEN TSUKUSHI RYOKAI SADAYUKI EI-KYO: TSUKUSHI RYOKAI. SHIRA-KE KO-ITAME with MASAME. KO-NIE CHU-SUGUHA or evenly flowing SUGU KO-GUNOME HA. KO-MIDARE where JI-BA recounts YAMASHIRO school roots. RYOKAI SADAYUKI NORIYOSHI EI-KYO: TSUKUSHI RYOKAI. YAMASHIRO RYOKAI-style SUGUHA and KO-GUNOME HA. NAOYOSHI EI-KYO: TSUKUSHI RYOKAI. SHIRA-KE running KO-ITAME with MASAME has JI-NIE. SUGUHA and KO-GUNOME MIDARE HA. YOSHISADA(4) BUN-AN (f: BUNGO YOSHISADA): Steel-making: YAMASHIRO roots. RYOKAI-style KO-ITAME with JI-NIE veil. SUGUHA and GUNOME-MIDARE. SUNAGASHI-like activity. SHIGEYOSHI CHO-ROKU: RYOKAI School. TSUKUSHI RYOKAI in BUNGO and BUZEN. An easy path following YOSHISADA's established steps in KYUSHU. KO-ITAME with JI-NIE. Said to have made especially beautiful JI-TETSU. KO-NIE SUGUHA and KO-MIDARE BA - RYOKAI-style. HIDEYOSHI EI-KYO (f: YOSHIZANE): From YAMASHIRO to BUNGO RYOKAI. MOKUME with MASAME. SUGUHA and KO-MIDARE BA. TSUKUSHI RYOKAI and NOBUKUNI are all descended from KYO RYOKAI students that emigrated with RYOKAI YOSHISADA. See BUNGO RYOKAI. YOSHIZANE(2) EI-KYO: USA KAJI. GUNOME-MIDARE. SUNAGASHI. YOSHIZANE(3) BUN-MEI: WAKIZASHI and TANTO. KO-ITAME with MASAME that shows JI-NIE. KO-NIE DEKI SUGUHA with HOTSURE. HAMON may have ASAKI-NOTARE or shallow drifting of the line. In BUNGO, as well. TSUNEYOSHI(1) BUN-MEI: USA JU. KO-ITAME with JI-NIE. SUGUHA in KO-NIE. (TSUNEYOSHI(2) EI-SHO in BUNGO) YUKIMUNE(1) BUN-MEI: TSUKUSHI RYOKAI. Worked to MEI-O 1492. HADA is MOKUME with MASAME. SUGUHA. 2nd: USA JU. MUNEYOSHI BUN-MEI: RYOKAI. BUNGO also. SUGUHA and KO-MIDARE BA. MUNEYOSHI TAI-EI: MOKUME with MASAME. SUGUHA and KO-MIDARE BA. YOSHITSUGU(3) MEI-O: YOSHIZANE influence. RYOKAI KO-ITAME MASAME with JI-NIE. Active SUGUHA in KO-NIE. MORIYOSHI EI-SHO: SUGUHA and GUNOME-MIDARE HA. KAZUYOSHI EI-SHO: TSUKUSHI RYOKAI. USA JU. SHIRA-KE KO-ITAME. KO-NIE CHU-SUGUHA and GUNOME following NOTARE plan. TSUNEYOSHI TAI-EI: TSUKUSHI RYOKAI. SUGUHA and KO-MIDARE BA.
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