HONBU Organizational Structure
The Dai Nippon Butoku Kai
(Ippan Shadan Hojin) General Corporation

Dai Nippon Butoku Kai
Honbu Administrative Office Higashi-Takeya Cho, Kyoto City

Honbu Officials

Sosai, Higashifushimi Jiko, Governor of DNBK Honbu:
Chief Resident-Priest of Shorenin Temple, Cousin to Emperor Akihito of Japan

Deputy Governor of DNBK:
Takemichi Kuwahara, Hanshi Judan Jujutsu

President of DNBK Board of Directors:
Tesshin Hamada, Hanshi

Chair of DNBK ID:
Tesshin Hamada, Hanshi

Advisor:
Masakatsu Tsujino, Hanshi Kyudan Kendo

Honbu Board of Directors:
Takemichi Kuwahara, Hanshi, Judan Jujutsu
Tesshin Hamada, Hanshi
Nanjo Yamamoto, Hanshi Hachidan Iaido
Yutaka Takeda, Hanshi, Hachidan Jujutsu
Masahiko Uemura, Kyoshi Karatedo
Kayoko Watanabe, Kyoshi Iaido

Administrative Controller:
Masami Fujii, Hanshi Hachidan Iaido
Hiroo Nakada, Kyoshi Shichidan Sojutsu

Budo Specialization Committees: Budo Shikko Senmon Iinkai

Former board members as well as high ranking experts of DNBK are assigned into the major disciplines of traditional Budo and Bujutsu, Iaido, Kobudo, Jujutsu, Kendo/Kenjutsu, Karatedo, Aikido/Aikijujtsu, Judo, Kyujutsu, Sojutsu, Jojutsu, and Naginatajutsu.  Total of sixty Hanshi and Kyoshi experts are designated in this official specialization committee.  They perform as Kenshoin officials in the major Taikai and also serve as the panel of examiners in the high ranking promotion examinations.

The above appointed positions are for two-year terms and renewable consecutively if approved by the board of directors. This list is as of September 2018 and it will be reviewed in February 2019.