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The Eight DO
SANYODO - The Eight Roads of KOTO



BITCHU MIZUTA  KATANA and MOROHA TANTO. Shallow curvature
                      and medium width. High SHINOGI. KO-MOKUME.
                      SUGUHA, KO-GUNOME and NOTARE. MATSU (pine 
                      needles) and ITO (threads). BOSHI: KO-MARU.
_________________           _________            ________ _______
CHU-AOE TSUGUHISA           MORISHIGE            KUNINORI TAMEIYE
   KO-EI 1342              BUN-AN 1444            - TAI-EI 1521 -
_________                                         
KUNISHIGE(1) Founder MATSUYAMA MIZUTA TAI-EI 1521
    |_____________________________
____|____      -brothers-     ____|____
KUNISHIGE(2) TEN-MON 1532     KUNISHIGE(3) TEN-SHO 1573
(f: TAMEIYE - BINGO SHIMBO)       | From MATSUYAMA to ASABE
________ ________                 |____________________
KUNIYUKI KUNITOMO             ____|____            ____|____
 - TEN-MON 1532 -             KUNISHIGE            KUNISHIGE(4)
                              BUN-ROKU 1592        KEI-CHO 1596
     _____________________________   
____|____________  -brothers- ____|_______________ 
KUNISHIGE TOSHIRO             KUNISHIGE MATAZABURO GEN-KI 1570
EI-ROKU 1558                   Moved from EBARA to   
 Stayed in EBARA                 ASABE in TEN-SHO 1573
_______       _______           
TAMEUJI       KUNIIYE 
  - TEN-SHO 1573 -

TSUGUHISA KO-EI: CHU-AOE smith who made SUGUHA with ASHI and SAKA
        CHOJI-MIDARE "Leaning" CHOJI. TOGARI BOSHI.
     BITCHUnoKUNI MIZUTA JU TSUGUHISA

KUNINORI TAI-EI: A founder. Work from EI-SHO 1504. MATSUYAMA JU.
        GUNOME-MIDARE BA.
     BITCHUnoKUNI JU KUNINORI

TAMEIYE TAI-EI: A MIZUTA founder. KAWANO-YO-DAYU. He and his son,
        KUNISHIGE(2) are descendants of AOE TAMETSUGU. 
        KO-GUNOME HA, KO-MIDARE.
     BITCHUnoKUNI ASABE MATSUYAMA JU TAMEIYE
     BITCHUnoKUNI ASABE-KORI MATSUYAMA JU TAMEIYE

KUNISHIGE(1) TAI-EI: MATSUYAMA MIZUTA Founder. SAEMONnoJO. EBARA.
        Some feel that KUNISHIGE(1) and KUNISHIGE(2) are the 
        same. ITAME of O-HADA. SUGU KO-MIDARE, GUNOME-MIDARE and
        HITATSURA BA where the YAKIBA follows the flow of HADA. 
        Buddhist name: SHOEN-KYOSHI.
     BITCHUnoKUNI EBARA JU KUNISHIGE
     SHIMBO KUNISHIGE BITCHU EBARA JU
     BITCHUnoKUNI I-BARA JU KUNISHIGE SAKU
     BITCHUnoKUNI I-BARA JU SAEMONnoJO KUNISHIGE
     BITCHUnoKUNI EBARA JU SHIMBO SAEMONnoJO KUNISHIGE

MIZUTA KUNISHIGE
KUNISHIGE(2) TEN-MON (f: KAWANO YODAYU TAMEIYE): MATSUYAMA JU.
        OTSUKI-ZABUROZAEMON. Followed his father from BINGO 
        SHIMBO. His swords are a root influence to the MIZUTA.
        ITAME HADA. SUGU KO-MIDARE BA and GUNOME-MIDARE in NIE.
     BITCHUnoKUNI EBARA JU KUNISHIGE
     BITCHUnoKUNI NIIMA JU MIRAZAEMONnoJO KUNISHIGE

KUNISHIGE TOSHIRO EI-ROKU (br: MATAZABURO): EBARA JU.
     BITCHUnoKUNI EBARA JU TOSHIRO KUNISHIGE

KUNISHIGE(3) TEN-SHO (br: SABUROZAEMON): OTSUKI SABEI. Eldest
        brother of SABUROZAEMON of MATSUYAMA. Moved to ASABE in
        TEN-SHO. O-GUNOME MIDARE swings on a NOTARE roll - in 
        NIE.
     BITCHUnoKUNI MATSUYAMA JU SABEInoJO KUNISHIGE
     BITCHUnoKUNI ASABE JU OTSUKI-ZABEI NYUDO KUNISHIGE
     BITCHUnoKUNI AGA-KORI ASABE-SHO JU OTSUKI-ZABEInoJO KUNISHIGE SAKU

KUNISHIGE BUN-ROKU (t: KUNISHIGE 3): SATOJUSUKE. EBARA JU.
        Student of 3rd generation, OTSUKI-SABEI. Tight NIOI and
        NIE-DEKI SUGU GUNOME-MIDARE BA with ASHI-IRI.
     BITCHUnoKUNI I-BARA JU KUNISHIGE SAKU
     BITCHUnoKUNI I-BARA JU SHUSUKE KUNISHIGE SAKU

KUNISHIGE(4) KEI-CHO (f: KUNISHIGE 3): OTSUKI-ZABUROBE. Son of
        SABEI KUNISHIGE(3). Known for ARA-NIE DEKI O-GUNOME 
        MIDARE BA. MUNE-YAKI. This is the start of SHINTO 
        MIZUTA. HO-REKI 1751 has a women taking the mantle and
        last dying wish of her uncle at MIZUTA. 
     See SHINTO MIZUTA
     BITCHUnoKUNI MIZUTA JU KUNISHIGE
     BITCHUnoKUNI ASABE JU OTSUKI-ZABUROBEnoJO KUNISHIGE SAKU

KUNITOMO TEN-MON: ITAME HADA with MOKUME. SUGU GUNOME-MIDARE and
        NOTARE-MIDARE BA. 
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