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Another school of the same name is recorded from the Muromachi era, although it has not been formally confirmed that these are the same system, or in fact share any of the same lineage. The current Soke is Masaaki Hatsumi, founder of the Bujinkan.
As well as instructing within Hojojutsu, the Takenouchi Hogan Ryu also includes Jujutsu, Bojojutsu, kenjutsu, Iai, Naginatajutsu, Sojutsu, Tessenjutsu, Shurikenjutsu and numerous other combative Bujutsu methods within its curriculum.
The current head is the founder of the Bujinkam ‘Masaaki Hatsumi’ who is listed as the schools 34th Soke.