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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Matsuyama’s passions ignite: Star shines as lead in film depicting last years of young shogi genius – The Japan News

Shogi is one of the actor’s interests and he started playing when he was in elementary school, but he wasn’t familiar with the deceased shogi player until he discovered the book. He was drawn to Murayama’s background after reading the book’s blurb, particularly his death at a young age, and immediately became interested in the story. Source: Matsuyama’s passions ignite: Star shines as lead in film depicting last years of young shogi genius – The…

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Satoshi no Seishun

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「Satoshi no Seishun」 – (Satoshi: A move for tomorrow) is a non-fiction novel written by Oosaki Yoshio 16 years ago edited by the Kadokawa Corp. Oosaki Yoshio was born in Sapporo, Hokkaido. His neighbor was Harada Yasuko (1928-2009), a famous japanese writer who also had interest in Shogi. Oosaki’s grandfather, father, uncle and big brother were doctors so they expected that he would became a doctor too. Against his family opinion he went to study…

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