Wall of Fame

Great Shogun - OSS 大将軍 

Lady Bruce Dr. Alice Enders

Prof. Andy Porter

Sir Chay Blyth, for services to Scotland, pioneering and adventure.

Compton Ross, Executive Film Producer

Daisuke Matsunaga, Consul General of Japan in Edinburgh.

Prof. Fiona Gilbert.

George Adam, Lord Provost of Aberdeen.

George Popper, (Hungary) President of IBSS

Graham Wood, for services to scotland, hospitality and tourism.

Hon. Adam Bruce

Jim Millar, Policy Advisor to Alex Johnstone MSP

Joanna Lumley OBE FRGS Actres, author and human rights activist. 

Dr. Joseph Morrow, Lord Lyon king of Arms.

Dame Professor Lesley Anne Glover, for services to science.

Lord Charles Bruce, Honorary Patron of the Japan Society of Scotland

Lord Elgin - Andrew Douglas Alexander Thomas Bruce, 11th Earl of Elgin & 15th Earl of Kincardine

Martin Gilbert, CEO Aberdeen Asset Management 

Michael Dreelan, for services to engineering, culture and heritage.

Mike Mitchell, Actor, twice Mr. Universe, 5 times World Body Building Champion

Professor Neil Gow, FRS, for services to science.

Peter Carry (jeweller)

Sir Ian Wood CBE, CEO Wood Group

Stewart Spence MBE - Aberdeen 5 star hotelier. 

The Very Reverend Professor Iain R Torrance.

Tommy Dreelan, Celtic Speed Racing Team

Shogun - OSS 将軍 

Alain Verbeeck (6th Dan) -  France 

Albert Thomson, Founder of the Grampian Police Diced Cap Charitable Trust

Alex Johnstone, MSP

Alex Salmond, First Minister of Scotland & member of the UK Parliament

Bill Berry MBE, Judo (7th Dan)

Billy Connolly, Comedian, Musician, Actor & television documentarist

Colin Taylor, Lord Dean of Guild of the Burgesses of Aberdeen

Darren-Jon AshmoreDirector of Japan Studies & Head of performing Arts, Yamanashi Gakuin University.

David “Jock” Calder (6th Dan) 

Dr Fritz Wendland, Founding President of the World Karate Confederation

Dr. George Carruthers

Fred Dalgarno, former Dean of Guild of the Burgesses of Aberdeen

Gordon Casely

Gordon McIntosh, Aberdeen City Council

Hajime Kitaoka. (Consul General of Japan in Edinburgh)

Hector G Emslie

Ian Kirk, Local Businessman

Ian Taylor

John Cox

Juraj Staffa, Author, Political Advisor and Martial Artist.

Kazuo Yamazaki (5th dan) (Japan) founder of Aberdeen Kendo Club.

Lorenzo  Casati, – 2016 His Eminence, Metropolitan of the Ukrainian Autocephalous Orthodox Church Abroad and Archbishop of Palermo and All Italy, Grand Master of the Confraternity of the Knights of the Most Holy Trinity. 

Mr. Masataka Tarahara, Consul General of Japan

Michael Lacktorin, founding dean of the International College of Liberal Arts.

Ronald Watt OBE, ORS

Prof.  Steven Heys

Urs Matthias ZachmannProfessor of Modern Japanese Culture and History at Freie Universität Berlin

William Reed, Japanologist, master of traditional Japanese arts, language and culture.

Daimyo -Military Lord OSS 大名 

Andy Murdoch

Alex Bruce, Services to Scotland and Japan.

Bob Harper, services to the arts and Scotland.

Christopher Bruce - 6th Dan Wado-ryu, Mayor, Musician, Aircraft engineer.

Dr. Trevor Runcie

Hayley Bloodworth (Corporate Solicitor, 3rd Dan)

Mike Kennedy

Paul Kee (Sweden) - 7th dan international Karate Kata Champion and instructor.

Paul O'Connor MBE for services to Scotland and the community.

Rumiko Ishigami (Japan)

Scott Baxter,  for services to the community, the third sector and to Scotland.

Simon Robertson (4th Dan) for services to Scotland and Japan, courage and strength.

Stewart Devine MBE, for services to the community and to Scotland.

Legendary SamuraiOSS 伝説の侍        


Aberdeen City Council accepted by Lord Provost George Adam

Alf Ronny Fagerland Sensei, President of NKF Norway

Andy Anderson, Businessman

Angela McIntyre (4th Dan)

Beverly Graham

Carole Kelman (5th Dan)

Dr Trevor Runcie, Computer Scientist, software entrepreneur (2nd Dan)

Dr. Clive Layton (author)

Etsuko Yamazaki (Japan)

Frank Gilfeather, Journalist & Broadcaster

Hajime Kiteoka, Consul General of Japan,

Hironori Katagiri and Kate Thomson, husband & wife sculptors

Ian & Fiona Ellis, World & European Gold Medalists (karate)

Dr. Irene Watt, services to music, the arts, Scotalnd and Japan.

Jim & Sandra Rogerson

John Corral for services to the community.

John Cox (5th Dan), Chair, Aberdeenshire Council

John Reynolds, former Lord Provost of Aberdeen

Len Ironside CBE, Wrestling

Lisa Calder, Childrens Female Kumite WKC World Champion Gold Medalist

Margaret Smith former Lord Provost of Aberdeen

Mary McPherson

Mike Bissett (6th Dan)

Nissara Kirk (3rd Dan) for services to a Japanese martial art.

Norman McPherson

Ross Thomson MSP

Terry Boyle (6th dan) for services to Ireland, Japan and the martial arts

Toni La Pietra (5th Dan) for services to Scotland, Japan, Germany and the martial arts.

Tyrone Smith, Sports Journalist

Vivienne Grant (5th Dan)

Elite Samurai OSS エリート武士

Andy Douglas

Becca Hobart

Callum Farquhar Japan Society of Scotland Treasurer. Arranged for 500 boy scouts from Scotland to visit Japan 

Charles Edmond Japan Society of Scotland , Japan Scotland Relations.

Charlie Abel (4th Dan) - musician

Chris Davison (4th Dan)

Rona Grimmer

Yvonne Morton musician and actress.



Jade McWilliam (1st dan)

John McInnes (3rd dan)

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