The Wakimachi Culture Center was established in 1988 by Masahito Onishi Sensei in order to promote traditional Japanese martial and literary arts and contribute solidifying the local community. Wakimachi is a place closely related to the history of Japan through its role in the trade Aizome (indigo dyeing) and culture, in particular with its old houses adorned with famous udatsu that are characteristic of the region (click here to learn more about Wakimachi).

Activities Held at the Culture Center

  • Daito-ryu Aiki-jujutsu
  • Abacus Calculations
  • Calligraphy


Calligraphy Class

The cultural center also accepts reservations for the conduct of other activities.


The cultural center is located just off the Express Tokushima Highway Tokushima. The first floor houses the dojo, cloakroom, toilets, and a bathroom.



The second floor contains a classroom with folding tables, a drwaing board, and a sink.



The adjacent room is covered with traditional tatami mats. The second floor also contains a toilet and a bathroom.


Tatami Room

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