The History [back to history list→]
Syodou began in 400A.D. when Kanji(Chinese characters) was transferred to Japan. Since Japan accepted Kanji, Japanese has improved it as Japanese characters and modify and create Hiragana and Katakana.
Shodou is not only for writing beautiful characters but the way to realize self-expression. And it is to calm down and concentrate.
Japanese people have been looking themselves through Shodou since ancient age.
Shodou has been a curriculum of elementary school and junior high school in Japan in modern and contemporary.
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