Tendo Shogi Matsuri: 2nd day morning

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This Sunday there was the two big events of the festival. Along with the traditional game between pros, there was also the visit of the famous actor Kamiki Ryuunosuke and the movie director Ootomo Keishi. When I arrived at the site I went to the information desk and asked if I could get a media pass for taking pictures above the stage. I was lucky and I got the pass so I was able to take…

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Tendo human shogi: Kamiki Ryunosuke

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The main event for the Shogi festival in Tendo along the game of human shogi of Miura and Abe was the visit of the famous actor Kamiki Ryunosuke and the movie director Otomo. 本日、24歳になりました!いつも応援して下さっている皆さんのお陰で、また1つ進むことが出来ました。感謝の気持ちでいっぱいです!今年も頑張ります^ ^ りゅう — 神木隆之介 (@kamiki_official) May 19, 2017 Kamiki Ryunosuke is very young, he became 24 last week, but he has a long acting career. His first movie appearance was when he was 10 years old on the movie “Bayside Shakedown…

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March comes in like a lion anime

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The anime of March comes in like a lion arrived at the end of his first season last Saturday. From that Saturday also the first part of the movie with real actors arrived at the cinemas. I already showed you the trailer for that movie here. The second part will be in the cinemas the 22 of April. That day the actor of the movie Kamiki will be at the city of Tendou and will…

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Tendou Cherry blossoms festival human shogi

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Every year since 1956 in the city of Tendo there is a cherry blossoms festival that includes a game of human shogi. 40 people dressed in an armor and helmet, kimono and some servant clothes will be the pieces of a game of shogi between two professional players. Picture from yamagatakankou This year’s festival will be on April 22 and 23. On the first day, the game will be the two female professional players Muroya…

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