Count Yoshinori Futara (二荒 芳徳 Futara Yoshinori , October 26, 1886 – April 21, 1967) was an official in the Imperial Household Ministry and a co-founder with Michiharu Mishima of the Boy Scouts of Japan in April 1922, with Shimpei Gotō at its helm.
Yoshinori Futara was awarded the title Count on November 22, 1909.
A Japanese Scout group led by Yoshinori Futara visited Germany in 1937. A photograph exists of Baldur von Schirach together with Futara as spectators at fight games of the Hitler Youth, the youth organisation of the National Socialist German Workers Party in Bremen, Germany, taken August 15, 1937.
- Futara, Yoshinori and Sawada, Setsuzo (official of Foreign Affairs) 1924. Kotaishi Denka gogaiuki The Crown Prince's foreign travel record. Publishers Nichinichi Newspaper Company, Tokyo and Mainichi Newspaper Company, Osaka. Translated into English by the staff of the Osaka Mainichi
- Futara, Yoshinori and Sawada, Setsuzo 1926. The Crown Prince's European Tour. Translated into English by the staff of the Osaka Mainichi
- Hirohito and the Making of Modern Japan by Herbert P. Bix
- An Official History of Scouting by Paul Moynihan http://books.google.com/books?id=q4vwlP5qJowC&pg=PA144&lpg=PA144&dq=futara+yoshinori&source=web&ots=hm7U73KKPc&sig=GJ1TIUlvax6B508BCywxJ5YyVos#PPA126,M1