Made in Tokyo: Kodokan Judo

Kodokan Judo began in 1882 at a temple in the Ueno area located in northern Tokyo. Its 22-year-old founder, Jigoro Kano, helped spread judo throughout Japan. At the Tokyo Olympic Games in 1964, it became an official Olympic sport. Check out this episode of “Made in Tokyo” to learn more!

RELATED
Itabashi
I practice basketball with my Japanese teammates in gymnasiums around this area. I’m new to Tokyo so life in the city can be confusing at times, but they are al...
#Olympic Paralympics
Yoyogi Futsal court
They are all friends from my soccer team. (‘Are you enjoying it here?’) Yes, very much!...
#Olympic Paralympics
Kichijoji
I like Tokyo because the city attracts energetic people with big dreams and goals from across the globe. I think Tokyo is a city where you can live the life you...
#diversity
News, insights and stories on cosmopolitan Tokyo
TAG LIST
barrier-free bicycle-friendly business clean city convenient city cultural city design city diversity global city green city Made In Tokyo neighborhood nightlife Olympic Paralympics PR BOOK safe city smart city technology third place Tokyo basics Tokyo Gov SNS TOKYO TALK STORIES+ TOKYO TALK STORIES+ short tradition transportation travel walkable waterfront
News, insights and stories
on cosmopolitan Tokyo
You might have missed...
  
A Night in Old Edo
For those willing to try something different, staying at a ryokan inn offers a chance to experience a new dimension in J...
#PR BOOK#tradition#travel
Tokyo’s Craft Beer
Learn how two women in Tokyo created a local brew made from hops grown in their very own backyards-and in the household...
#neighborhood#Tokyo Gov SNS
Yotsuya
When I first got to Tokyo I was amazed at how busy the streets were, how many people there were, how lively it was, and ...
#global city
A Smooth Ride to the Future
Some new Tokyo buses make a powerful statement that the city is serious about its commitment to being an environmentally...
#PR BOOK#smart city#transportation
New Uniforms for Tokyo Tourism Volunteers
Uniforms worn by the Tokyo Tourism Volunteers just got a makeover! These new uniforms are the perfect blend of old meets...
#Olympic Paralympics#Tokyo Gov SNS#travel
Ebisu
I like living in Tokyo because it’s a clean and beautiful city. So many things to see, very nice and convenient....
#convenient city
Help Mark for Invisible Health Conditions
Many disabilities and health conditions can be invisible to the eye. Tokyo’s Help Mark makes it easier for people who ma...
#diversity#Tokyo Gov SNS
City of Contrasts Has Something for Everyone
Lawyer and American Chamber of Commerce in Japan Chairman Jay Ponazecki reflects on her life in the city and highlights ...
#PR BOOK#third place
Kunitachi
What I really like about Kunitachi is the big contrast between the big streets around here, and the smaller streets at t...
#smart city
  
DISCOVER MORE
MORE