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Kodokan Hall of Fame

More than 140 years have gone since Kodokan Judo started in 1882. Many great Judo-ka have grown up with its history.
Here we will introduce outstanding Judo-ka in Kodokan history, including the "Four Demigods of the Kodokan" who supported the first stage of the Kodokan, and the fifteen Judo-ka who got promoted to 10th Dan.

The Hall of Fame: Respective judo-ka are commended for their outstanding achievement in the diffusion and the development of Judo. Their photos are displayed in a dedicated hall that is located in the new building of Kodokan.