Lit., "Open Way Place." JAPAN AIKIDO ASSOCIATION Kansai Hombu dojo. Founded 28 March 1976 by Kenji TOMIKI with Tetsuro NARIYAMA, now a JAA shihan, as resident instructor. Tomiki Sensei visited the dojo regularly to do experimental work on his aikido; after his death Hideo OHBA continued to visit frequently. Re-dedicated in a new building 27 March 1988. Shodokan Dojo, 1-28-9 Hannancho, Abeno-ku, Osaka-shi 545 Japan (06)622-2046.