Yo, friends. I was reading Vagabond and I am sure Gion Toji is a disciple of Yoshiyoka Seijuto, but I don't understand why he did not say:
"京八流 吉岡田清十郎の直弟子 祇園藤次！"
When he uses 吉岡田清十郎が直弟子, I can't help thinking Seijuro is the direct disciple...
Could you explain?
Thank you very much