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The Eight DO
TOKAIDO - The Eight Roads of KOTO



MIKAWA 
             NAKAHARA KUNIMORI has BIZEN origins. Some HITATSURA,
 YAKUOJI     but GUNOME-TOGARI, NOTARE-MIDARE,  or GUNOME-MIDARE 
    Group    with valleys is usual. HAMON is NIOI-DEKI with ASHI.
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 (BIZEN SABURO KUNIMUNE School)
KUNIMUNE(1) NAKAHARA KA-GEN 1303
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KUNIMUNE(2) KEM-MU 1334   KUNITSUNA SHO-CHU 1324
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KUNIMORI(1) O-EI 1394     KUNITSUNA O-EI 1394
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KUNIMORI(2) O-NIN 1467   KUNITSUNA EI-KYO 1429     KUNIYOSHI
___|____            _________|___________          BUN-AN 1444
SANEMORI        ___|____  ___|_____  ____|____ 
BUN-GI 1501     NARIMUNE  KUNITSUNA  KUNIYOSHI CHO-ROKU 1457
                  - BUN-MEI 1469 -   ____|_____
                                     YOSHIMITSU CHO-KYO 1487
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OHARA SANEMORI(1) O-CHO 1311         YOSHINORI MEI-O 1492 
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SANEMORI(2) O-EI 1394    NARIMUNE SHO-CHU 1324
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SANEMORI(3) BUN-AN 1444  MITSUMUNE SHO-KEI 1332
___|____                  Also signed MITSUYO
SANEMORI(4) BUN-MEI 1469             

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OTOMO SUKEYOSHI O-EI 1394
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OTOMO SUKEYOSHI SHO-CHO 1428
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OTOMO SUKEYOSHI TEN-MON 1532
    
SEKI KANEHARU School      /////KANEHARU MAP////
SUKETSUGU(1) SHO-CHO 1428
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SUKETSUGU(2) EN-TOKU 1489 
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SUKETSUGU(3) EI-SHO 1504                  KOYAMA SEKI HIROFUSA
                                                  TEN-SHO 1573
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MORIKUNI School                        ZENJO SUKEFUSA TEN-SHO 1573
SADAYOSHI(1) HO-TOKU 1449                      See ZENJO
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SADAYOSHI(2) MIKAWA SA EI-SHO 1504  SADAHISA EI-SHO 1504 

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MASAZANE BUN-GI 1501  
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MASAMORI TEN-SHO 1573    MASAHIRO TEN-MON 1532
MIKAWA YAKUOJI


KUNIMUNE KA-GEN (f: SABURO KUNIMUNE): YAKUOJI Founder. NAKAHARA.         Took NAKAHARA for family name. KO-KISSAKI TACHI of 2          SHAKU 5 or 6 SUN. BIZEN KO-MOKUME with strong MIDARE-         UTSURI. NIOI-DEKI HIRO-SUGU KO-MIDARE that is slightly          ASAKI-NOTARE of GUNOME-MIDARE with ASHI.     MEI: NAKAHARA KUNIMUNE KUNIMUNE(2) KEM-MU: MOKUME HADA. CHOJI BA.     MEI: NAKAHARA KUNIMUNE KUNIMORI O-EI: MORI form: SEI "Prosperous." MOKUME with MASAME.         NIE-DEKI GUNOME-MIDARE HA.     MEI: SANSHU KUNIMORI          NAKAHARA KUNIMORI          MIKAWA JU KUNIMORI KUNIMORI KA-KICHI (f: KUNIMORI): MORI form: SHU "Protect." MOKUME         with MASAME. Undulating GUNOME-TOGARI BA or HITATSURA.     MEI: SANSHU JU NAKAHARA KUNIMORI YAKUOJI EI-KYO (t:KUNIMORI): The contemporary influences were         SADAYOSHI(1) and SEKI KANEHARU. Swords with this MEI are         seen from EI-KYO 1429 to EI-SHO1504. Standing HADA that          has MASAME is expected. GUNOME-TOGARI BA and HITATSURA-         style MIDARE showing an undulation of line. KUNITSUNA EI-KYO (f: KUNIMORI): YAKUOJI. MOKUME. SUGU KO-MIDARE         and GUNOME-MIDARE KO-MIDARE HA.     MEI: SANSHU JU KUNITSUNA KUNIYOSHI BUN-AN: YAKUOJI KUNIYOSHI and NAKAHARA KUNIYOSHI.     MEI: YAKUOJI KUNIYOSHI          NAKAHARA KUNIYOSHI KUNIYOSHI CHO-ROKU (f: KUNITSUNA): MOKUME HADA. Undulating GUNOME         and HITATSURA BA.     MEI: SANSHU JU KUNIYOSHI NARIMUNE BUN-MEI (f: KUNITSUNA): MOKUME - MASAME. SUGU KO-MIDARE,         undulating GUNOME-TOGARI or HITATSURA BA in NIE. SUKEYOSHI: YAKUOJI. MOKUME with MASAME. SUGU-like GUNOME-MIDARE         with squared tops. Undulating GUNOME and HITATSURABA.         SUKEYOSHI appears in O-EI, KA-KICHI and TEN-MON. 1st MEI: YAKUOJI OTOMO SUKEYOSHI 2nd MEI: OTOMO SUKEYOSHI          YAKUOJI SUKEYOSHI SAKU          YAKUOJI OTOMO SUKEYOSHI 3rd MEI: YAKUOJI OTOMO SUKEYOSHI

MIKAWA YAKUOJI
MITSUMUNE SHO-KEI (f: NARIMUNE): GUNOME-MIDARE on an undulating
        line, SOSHU influence. Possibly with MITSUYO MEI.
     SANSHU JU MITSUYO
     SANSHU JU MITSUMUNE

SUKETSUGU: SEKI KANEHARU School. SEKI-style ITAME with strongly
        standing MASAME. GUNOME-TOGARI, NOTARE and HITATSURA.
1st MEI: YAKUOJI SUKETSUGU SAKU
2nd MEI: YAKUOJI SUKETSUGU
3rd MEI: SANSHU YAKUOJI SUKETSUGU


SADAYOSHI(1) HO-TOKU (f: MORIKUNI): MOKUME HADA. GUNOME-MIDARE HA.
    MEI: KUHARA JU SADAYOSHI
         YAKUOJI KUHARA JU SADAYOSHI
         MIKAWA-no-KUNI SATAKE YAKUOJI JU SADAYOSHI

SADAYOSHI(2) EI-SHO: MIKAWA SA are last descendants. MOKUME with 
           MASAME. MURA-NIE and defined NIOI GUNOME HA. 
    MEI: MIKAWA-no-KUNI SA SAKU
         SANSHU SATAKE YAKUOJI KUHARA JU SADAYOSHI
         KAWACHI-no-KUNI SATAKE YAKUOJI JU SADAYOSHI 
 Sho-shin 
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