On 8 October 2016, Hono embu martial arts demonstration was held in the hope of reconstruction of Kumamoto prefecture, from damages of recent major earthquakes.
12 Kobudo (Japanese traditional martial arts) dojo from all over Japan joined the event and demonstrated their skills for dedication of god, in Izumi-Jinja Shrine, Suizenji garden (出水神社 水前寺成趣園), Kumamoto, Japan.
The embu was organized by Hyoho Taisha ryu Dojo Yatushiro Ryu-sen-kan with major support by Kumamoto Kobudo Association. With the favor of participated dojo, the event was successfully held and attracted large audience. The organizer and participants prayed for reconstruction of the region.
List of dojo joined the event
Hyoho Taisha ryu (兵法タイ捨流)
Yagyu Shinga-ryu Tai-jutsu (柳生心眼流體術)
Mugai-ryu Iaido Hyoho（無外流居合道兵法）
Hontai Yoshin-ryu Ju-jutsu (本體楊心流柔術)
Hozoin-ryu So-jutsu (宝蔵院流槍術)
Nodaha Niten Ichi-ryu（野田派二天一流）
Hoki-ryu Iai-jutsu (伯耆流居合術 熊谷派)
Yagyu Shinkage-ryu Heiho（柳生新陰流兵法）
Photographed by Taisha-ryu Ryu-sen-kan