「The miracle of the crybaby Shottan」 trailer

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本日は瀬川さんの出身地の横浜市にあります #TOHOシネマズ上大岡 にお邪魔して、舞台挨拶を行いました!!場内は満席の大盛況でした😳✨ご来場頂いた皆様、劇場スタッフの皆様ありがとうございました! 最後に皆さんと記念撮影📷👏#泣き虫しょったんの奇跡 pic.twitter.com/0TakZQIAIv — 映画『泣き虫しょったんの奇跡』 (@ShottannMovie) September 17, 2018 2 weeks ago in Japan there was the premiere of the movie ‘The miracle of the crybaby Shottan‘ (泣き虫しょったんの奇跡). This is a nonfictional movie based on the book of the same name writed by the professional player Segawa Shouji. Here is the trailer:

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New shogi movie: “The miracle of the crybaby Shottan”

Next year will be released a new movie about shogi at the Japan cinemas. Last year we had the movie about the life of Murayama Satoshi. A professional player who died at 29 due to a chronical disease. This spring was the movie adaptation of the manga March comes in like a lion. For that movie, I was able to take some photos of the main actor, Kamiki Ryuunosuke, on my visit to the Human…

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Visit famous Shogi spots in VR

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For the promotion of the movie 3月のライオン a Virtual Reality tour have been created.  This video is recorded in 360 degrees and with the help of characters from nyan shogi song in this tour you can see the Hatonomori shrine (where I take some pictures of profesional players at the new years’s ceremony) and inside the Shogi Federation building. If you have VR you can see all around. If not, you can try to move the smartphone. Enjoy.

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Satoshi: A move for tomorrow

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Last month I went to see the movie Satoshi: A move for tomorrow. This film is based on the book Satoshi no Seishun that narrates the life of Murayama Satoshi. The movie is focused on already an adult Murayama (Matsuyama Ken’ichi) only showing small fragments of his childhood. His eternal rival, Habu Yoshiharu (Higashide Masahiro), has become the new Meijin and Satoshi decides to move to Tokyo so he can be near him. Satoshi has…

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