「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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Taikyoku shogi – Ultimate chess

On TV continues the Fujii Souta fever and many programs include some news about shogi. At TBS news they introduce an old variation of shogi called Taikyoku Shogi. http://news.tbs.co.jp/newseye/tbs_newseye3078904.htm This Shogi is played on a 36×36 board (1296 squares) and have 209 different pieces. Some have names like dog, wind dragon or pig officer. To set all the pieces ready at least one hour is needed and for finish the game at least 2 days.…

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