Boy Scouts of Feudal Japan – PDT3K – Japanese History

Who were the “boy scouts of feudal Japan”? I have no idea! In this episode of Public Domain Theater 3000, we read this 1914 article to discover what in the hell this author could possibly mean.

Be sure to support the show at to get your portrait drawn!

Become our patron on Patreon at

Main Sources

Hibbard, C. A. (1914). “The Boy Scouts of Feudal Japan.” The Outlook, p. 183-187.

Maps, pics, references, and more at Music and graphic design by Rachel Westhoff. Map by Adam McKithern.

Leave a Reply