- Born: 1712/2/18
- Titles: 湧川親方 (Wakugawa ueekata)
- Other Names: 邦鼎 (Kunikane)
- Japanese: 向 朝喬 (Shô Chôkyô)
Shô Chôkyô was a Ryukyuan scholar-bureaucrat, who served as the Vice Envoy (fukushi) on a 1764 Ryukyuan embassy to Edo. He was also known by his Japanese-style name Kunikane, and by his aristocratic title, Wakugawa ueekata.
- Itaya Tôru 板谷徹, “Kafu ni mirareru geinô shiryô 2: Edo nobori” 家譜に見られる芸能史料, Musa ムーサ 9 (2008), 165, citing Shô Chôkyô's kafu, as transcribed in Naha shishi 那覇市史 1:7 (1982), 186.