|1955 Born in Itabashi-ku, Tokyo, Japan
1974 Attendend Meiji University majoring Technology
and studied mechanical engineering and mechanical
1978 Graduarted from Meiji University.
1980 Called on Ukon Tachibana and joined the school of
Yose Moji Since then I have learned and practiced it.
1993 Accepted as an honorable member of
the Tachibana School and was given the name
( the last follower of Ukon Tachibana )
2007-Jul Appointed by Government of Japan( Agency for Cultura Affairs )
as Special Advisor for Cultural Exchange
2008-Feb Received the Special Merit Award for International Exchange from the
Itabashi Foundation for Cultural Exchange
2008-Mar Stayed for 1 year in London, UK as Special Advisor for Cultural Exchange
to intorduce YOSE MOJI all over the UK and also Germany and Hangary.
I write Yose
Moji in a part of signs at Shinjuku Suehiro Rakugo Theater and also billposters,
programs, and tellers’ name signs for many Rakugo events. Besides, I demonstrate Yose
Moji on the stage of Rakugo events and also teach them at educational centers.
I am a member of “ Nousatsumutsumi“ which is a traditional exchange club of Senshafuda
( detail below ) started in the Edo era. Through these activities, my understanding of
Edo Moji has been deepened and widened.