This book, a comprehensive English language volume including many aspects of budo culture and history, was published for the commemoration of the Nippon Budokan's 45th anniversary. This book delves into the long evolutionary process of the Japanese martial arts, and will no doubt be a significant contribution to foreign enthusiasts' understanding of budo history and development, as they devote themselves to their training.
The book also comes with a DVD titled Japanese Budo, with subtitles of Judo, Kendo, Kyudo, Sumo, Karatedo, Aikido, Shorinji Kempo, Naginata, Jukendo and Kobudo. These correspond to the subjects in chapters 2 and 3 in the book.
Hard back book with dust jacket. The book and jacket are like new and the DVD is sealed in a plastic envelope inside the back of the book.