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    The Kanda Matsuri will take place on May 11-12, 2019 The Kanda Matsuri is one of Tokyo’s three most famous festivals. The highlights are a day-long procession through central Tokyo on Saturday, and parades of portable shrines (mikoshi) by the various neighborhoods on Sunday. https://www.japan-guide.com/e/e3073.html Over a decade ago I translated a seven volume set […]

  • Games to Enjoy Playing Out on a Board

    The Tanabata Matsuri in São Paulo is celebrated by the 1.5 million Japanese citizens of Brazil in the first part of July. The festival takes place in the Liberdade section of the city. There are many food stands set up along the street that serve takoyaki, yakisoba, okonomiyaki, makizushi, inarizushi, yakitori and others. Colorful "tanabata" […]

  • Tesuji for a Million Players

    Lantern Festival Waikiki (ハワイ灯篭流し – アメリカ・ワイキキ) Around a third of the population of Hawaii is of Japanese heritage. Local culture is an interesting fusion of diverse traditions. The Lantern Festival of Waikiki is related to the Japanese tradition of floating lanterns to remember those who have passed on. This is a part of obon festivities. […]

  • Sakata’s Exquisite Move Record

    Sakata’s Exquisite Move Record April 4~6, 9:00 am ~ 6:00 pm Kyoto Kimono Kyokomachi Exhibition at the New Gardena Hotel, 1641 W. Redondo Beach Blvd., Gardena, CA 90247; (310) 327-5757 I was fortunate to meet the late Sakata Eio 9 dan (February 15, 1920~October 21, 2010), one of the greatest go players of all time, […]

  • Kobayashi, First Campaign, First Triumph

    On May 25, 2019, the traditional Japan Day will be held in Dusseldorf, Germany. 750,000 attendees are expected. Stalls will offer all sorts of Japanese food and drink, as well as merchandise. There will be kimono fittings, a sake seminar and a samurai army camp. There is also a stage program planned, featuring koto players, […]

  • Professional Secrets of Reading Revealed

    The 52nd Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival will be held this coming April 13-14, 2019, 11 am to 6 pm and April 20-21, 2019, 11 am to 6 pm, with a parade on Sunday, April 21, 2019 at 1 pm. The location is Japantown, Post and Buchanan Streets, San Francisco. More than 220,000 attendees are […]

  • The Best Ten Trick Plays

    Japan Center 50th Anniversary Ceremony March 28th marks the Center’s 50th anniversary. There will be events held to celebrate at Japantown Peace Plaza, Post and Buchanan Streets, San Francisco, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM. Free to attend. For more information: https://japancentersf.com/events/japan-center-50th-anniversary-ceremony/ The late Maeda Nobuaki 9 dan (November 22, 1907~July 3, 1975) was fortunate to […]

  • A Guide to the Nihon Ki-in [Japanese Go Association]

    "Music, Go, Calligraphy and Painting Illustration" by Kaiho Yusho (1533~1615) Japan Festival Houston, April 13~14, 2019 Visit the website: https://www.houstonjapanfest.org/ The game of go was brought to Japan, along with Buddhism and other cultural advancements, from China in the eighth century. It was eagerly embraced by the upper class and other educated individuals, especially Buddhist […]

  • Sato Kaoru Wins a Reading Battle

    A popular attraction at Japanese festivals is the performance of taiko drummers. Their stirring pounding of their huge instruments rouses crowds and adds a unique Japanese flavor to the atmosphere. Everyone is drawn to these compelling spectacles. On February 12th, a production will be staged at the Walt Disney Concert Hall in Downtown Los Angeles […]

  • Kamimura Overwhelms with Youth

    Japanese Food Expo 2019 February 2nd at the Hilton Hotel Universal City; Tickets: $60 Sponsored by the Japan Food Culture Association, the event features food, sake and travel exhibits offered by more than fifty companies and organizations. This is a great opportunity for aficionados of Japanese cuisine and culture to enjoy a wonderful day. It […]

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Go on the Go Collection: Volume I

Three booklets have been assembled into the collection here.

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Go For Everyone

Go For Everyone

A New Method for Learning to Play the Game of Go

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Journey to the West

This is a semi-autobiographical novel that depicts a unique American success story; a rags to riches tale of a man escaping his humble origins to make millions of dollars, but then he throws it all away due to the ancient character flaw of hubris.

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