Dento-bunka (n.) Traditional culture. Rituals, customs, and intangible cultural assets unique to Japan transcended from ancient times (including codes of behavior and social contact). Especially included are theater arts from the Edo Period such as , Kabuki, Jōryui, Chado, Ikebana, etc. As legacies of the Edo Period, Kendo, Judo, Kyudo, and Nipponbushidō are also considered cultural assets.[1]

See Also Edit


  1. Japanese-English Kendo Dictionary, KENDO America
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