Kanjuro Shibata Xxi Sensei

Kanjuro Shibata XXI Sensei

After the retirement of Shibata Sendai XX in October 2011, his adopted son, Shibata Kanjuro XXI, was recognized as the 21st in the Shibata Lineage and assumed the duties of Imperial Bow Maker to the Emperor of Japan. Sensei lives in Kyoto, Japan where he has operated a yumi or bow-making workshop for over two decades.

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