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The Eight DO
SANYODO - The Eight Roads of KOTO



KAI MIHARA School     MASAMUNE(1) EN-BUN 1356 
MASATOSHI MASAKANE            ________
  - O-EI 1394 -               MASAMUNE(2) (MASASADA) EI-TOKU 1381
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MASAKIYO(1) KAI Founder KO-SHO 1455  
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MASAKIYO(2)  MASAMUNE  YOSHISADA 
   |    - BUN-MEI 1469 -
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MASAKIYO(3)TEN-MON 1532  SANEYUKI EI-SHO 1504  
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MASAKIYO(4) TEN-SHO 1573  MASAMUNE TEN-MON 1532 
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MASACHIKA BUN-MEI 1469    MASAMUNE EI-ROKU 1558 
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MASACHIKA TEN-MON 1532    MASAMUNE TEN-SHO 1573
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MASACHIKA EI-ROKU 1555    MASAMUNE EI-ROKU 1558
________                  "MAGOUEMON"  
MASANAGA TAI-EI 1521      _________
________                  MOTOCHIKA TEN-MON 1532
MASAMOTO TAI-EI 1521      ________       
                          MASANORI KO-JI 1555
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MASAYOSHI GOAMI KO-SHO 1455 
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MASAYOSHI BUN-GI 1501    
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MASAYOSHI TEN-MON 1532   
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MASAYOSHI EI-ROKU 1558   
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MASAYOSHI TEN-SHO 1573   
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KAI MASAZANE BUN-GI 1501     
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MASAMITSU EI-SHO 1504    
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MASAOKU(1)EI-SHO 1504   
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MASAOKU(2) EI-ROKU 1558 ONOMICHI JU 
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MASAOKU(3) TEN-SHO 1573  
                         
MASAMUNE(1) EN-BUN: KO-MIHARA, KAI founder. Running ITAME that
        stands. SUGUHA with ASHI and YO. SUNAGASHI.

MASAMUNE(2) EI-TOKU (f: MASAHIRO): KINASHI MASASADA. SUGU-MIDARE
        with ASHI and YO.

MASAMUNE BUN-MEI: SUGU HOTSURE BA with deep KAERI. KO-MIDARE and
        GUNOME HA.

MASATOSHI O-EI: SUGUHA. GUNOME-MIDARE.



Kai Masazane - Bungi San-nen Ni Gatsu-Hi

Kai Masazane
Nagasa: 45.1cm
Sori: 1cm


Shinogi-tsukuri, Ihori-mune WAKIZASHI.
There is tapering from an elongated CHU-KISSAKI.
Wide with gently raised SHINOGI-JI. Slightly HA-NIKU.

Running, white-lined KO-ITAME HADA with MASA in the SHINOGI-JI is tight, well-knit.
Calm HOSO-SUGUHA claims a perfect example of MASAZANE's KAI MIHARA school.
From KINASHI, he stands alone and enjoys a singular fame with KAI families: 
MASAYOSHI, MASAOKU, MASAKIYO, MASAMUNE, MASACHIKA
among others. His family retains at KINASHI.
UBU, signed and dated, this is a rare example of the BUN-GI Kai Mihara history.

One MEKUGI-ANA ZAI-MEI

BINGO-no-KUNI MIHARA JU KAI MASAZANE
URA: BUN-GI SAN-NEN NI-GATSU HI



KAI MIHARA School

YOSHISADA BUN-MEI: SUGU KO-MIDARE and GUNOME HA.

MASAZANE BUN-GI:  From KINASHI. Descendants return to KINASHI to
        work through TEN-MON and TEN-SHO. HIRO-SUGUHA.

MASAOKU(1) EI-SHO: KAI-MIHARA. SUGU HOTSURE.

MASAOKU(2) EI-ROKU: KAI-MIHARA. ONOMICHI. SUGU and GUNOME-MIDARE
        with ASHI having NIE-KUZURE.

MASAOKU(3) TEN-SHO: TAROZAEMON. KAI-MIHARA. SUGU KO-MIDARE.

MASANAGA TAI-EI: SUGU KO-MIDARE HOTSURE BA. Also TEN-SHO MASANAGA.

MASANORI KO-JI: SUGU KO-MIDARE KO-GUNOME.

MASACHIKA BUN-MEI: From KINASHI. SUGUHA and KO-MIDARE HA.

MASACHIKA TEN-MON: KURODA SUKEROKU. SUGU KO-MIDARE GUNOME-MIDARE. 



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