1. Kodokan

    Travel Kodokan

    The Kōdōkan (弘道館) was established in August 1841 by Tokugawa Nariaki, the ninth damiyō of the Mito Domain and served as the han (domain) school for feudal warriors and their children. While students usually enrolled at the age of fifteen, there was no formal completion of studies or graduation...
  2. Mito School

    History Mito School

    Mitogaku (水戸学) is a school of thought based on Shintō and Confucian beliefs. Its origins can be traced to the early part of the Edo Period (1600-1868), when Tokugawa Mitsukuni, the lord of the Mito Domain (modern-day Ibaraki Prefecture) founded a historical research institute named Shōkōkan...