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Japanese spear-fencing in Germany/Europe

If you tell a Japanese person you are practicing sōjutsu he will usually ask you "sō… what?" If you then say "yari" (spear) he will usually respond by saying "I see! Spear …" illustrated with a throwing gesture.

No surprise. Even in Japan almost nobody knows what sōjutsu is or that sōjutsu still exists nowadays.

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