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The Eight DO

SANYODO
- The Eight Roads of KOTO



BITCHU MANJUSHO 
                                           YUKITSUGU SHO-KYU 1219

SUKETSUGU SHO-WA:MANJUSHO. Wide bodied, thick KASANE. KO-ITAME
        MOKUME with JI-NIE and SUMI-HADA.Usually SUGUHA with 
        SAKA-ASHI. KO-MIDARE HA and SAKA-MIDARE. NEZUMI. Said to
        resemble BIZEN KAGEMITSUs' "Stooped-shoulders."

MUNESUYE SHO-WA: SUKESAEMON. MOKUME. SUGUHA having NEZUMI-ASHI.

YOSHITSUGU KA-REKI (f: TOSHICHIRO YOSHITSUGU): MANJUSHO JU.
        UEMON. Later KAMAKURA TACHI and curveless TANTO. KO-ITAME
        of MOKUME that runs. SUMI-HADA. TOBI-like JI-NIE spotted
        along the JI appears like UTSURI-MIDARE. NIOI SUGUHA with
        KO-ASHI from the line. KO-NIE SUGU ASAKI-NOTARE to 
        CHOJI-MIDARE where ASHI is SAKA. NIOI is defined. BOSHI
        is MIDARE KO-MARU. Long signatures.
_________          _________              _________              
YUKITSUGU          MORITOSHI KA-GEN 1303  HISATSUGU GEN-TOKU 1329
____|_______________                      ________                 
TSUNETSUGU SABEInoJO BUN-PO 1317          YUKIZANE BUN-PO 1317     
____|__________________             (f: SANENOBU, grf: TSUGUTANE)     
TSUNETSUGU SAKON SHOGEN TEI-WA 1345     (TSUGUIYE background)     

TSUNETSUGU BUN-PO (f: YUKITSUGU): SABEInoJO. Worked from SHO-WA
        1312 to GEN-TOKU 1329. O-HADA is found in ITAME with 
        veiled JI-NIE "Dappled" on the surface. SAKA-MIDARE HA.
        SUGU of ASAKI-NOTARE (shallow waves). CHOJI of ASHI and
        YO in defined NIOI and KO-NIE. BOSHI: SUGU ASAKI-NOTARE 
        with KO-MARU.
_________
HIDETSUGU KA-GEN 1303 (f: TSUGUHIDE): SAEMONnoJO and JIROZAEMON.
        Standing HADA. AOE style SUGUHA ASHI-IRI and CHOJI BA.
________
SANENAGA EN-KEI 1308: SHINZAEMON. ITAME. SUGU SAKA-MIDARE BA.
_________
NOBUTSUGU GEN-KO 1331: NOBUTSUGU line finishes in MANJUSHO. SUGU
                       ASAKI-NOTARE (shallow waves) with KO-ASHI
                       in KO-NIE. BOSHI: TOGARI-KAERI.
________
YASUHIRO BUN-PO 1317   YASUHIRO first appears in KO-AOE KEN-PO
___|____               times. KATAYAMA YASUHIRO worked from 
YASUHIRO KEM-MU 1334   BUN-EI 1261 to TOKU-JI 1306. MANJUSHO
_________              YASUHIRO is father of KEM-MU YASUHIRO.
SUKETOSHI KEM-MU 1334  ________              ________
_________              YUKIYASU TEI-WA 1345  YUKIYASU EN-BUN 1356
MORISHIGE RYAKU-O 1338   ________ _______    ________            
 SUGU SAKA-ASHI.         KUNIHIDE ARIHIRO    SANENAGA KA-KEI 1387
                          - BUN-WA 1352 -   ________
________                                    SUKENORI CHO-KYO 1487
YUKINOBU KEM-MU 1334                          ________
___|____                                      SUKEYASU MEI-O 1492
YUKINOBU TEI-JI 1362   
___|____               YUKINOBU TEI-JI: MANJUSHO JU. MOKUME with 
YUKINOBU O-EI 1394     MASAME. HOSO-SUGU with SAKA-ASHI and SAKA 
___|____               CHOJI-MIDARE BA. SHO-CHO YUKINOBU went to 
YUKINOBU SHO-CHO 1428  KATAYAMA to finish his career and line. 



Aoe Tsunetsugu
Namboku style Tachi with elongated O-Kissaki
Strongly running Itame Hada. Jinie is dappled.
Suguha in Ko-Nie wherein Ko-Ashi forms in Ko-Gunome Ba.
Yakiba ever wider through the Monouchi and Boshi area.
Tei-wa at Manju-Sho Manor, Sakon Shogen Tsunetsugu





Manju-Sho Sadatsugu - Kokuho

Manju Sadatsugu - Kokuho
Nagasa: 78.6cm
Moto-Haba: 2.8cm


Shinogi-Tsukuri, Ihori-Mune, thick Kasane, Koshizori, Chu-Kissaki.
Strongly running Ko-Itame Namazu "Catfish" patches and Sumi Hada.
Chu-Suguha in tight Nioi with Nezumi-Ashi and Ko-Ashi.
Maru Boshi.
Ubu Kurijiri with two Mekugi-ana.

   Bishu Manju Ju Uemon-no-Jo Yoshitsugu Saku

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