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We have been celebrating our anniversary in April for every year,
as well as showcase our students performance which they have been striving, practicing so hard in daily.
You all are welcome to join us for celebrating,
or even perform with us!
Thank you so much for coming to
5th Anniversary Showcase and Celebration of 2019!
April 28th, 2019
New York City
5th Anniversary Showcase
& Reception is an official
Japan 2019 Associate Program
Photos from 5th Anniversary Showcase and Celebration
2019 Showcase Program
1. Opening : All students.
2. Greeting : Kyo Kasumi
3. Ten types of drawing and sheathing the Katana. 納抜刀十法
Akihiro Hattori, Ichiro Hara, Jing Jin, Mizue Nakamura, Norihiro Maruta. Taiju Nakane, Takae Kawabe,
4. Stuff VS Fan 棒対扇子
Kentaro Kikuchi, Sayuri Tanabe, Rumi Oyama.
5. Preteen class. KatanaVS Katana. From form “Nichirin” “Gekko” “Seiryu” to performance demonstration.
“Nichirin” Core Person: Pierce Juergens. Opponents: Kaiei Arai, Nicolas Read
“Gekko” Core person: Kizuna Herzog. Opponents: Norihiro Maruta, Taijyu Nakane
“Seiryu” Core Person: Seizan Arai. Opponents: Cameron McLean, Jamie McLean
6. Kids Class. From form to performance demonstration. “Myojo” 型~組手「明星」
Asahi Arai, Rianna Smith, Shizuki Herzog, Defne Gurer, HIroto Matsumura Plugh.
7. Teen Class. From form to performance demonstration. “ Genbu” 型~組手「玄武」
Core Person: Jamie Mclean. Opponents: Cameron Mclean, Nicolas Read, Kaisei Arai
8. Performance demonstration with form “Byakko” 型「白虎」による組手
Core Person: Norihiro Maruta. Opponents: Akihiro Hattori, Taiju Nakane.
Core Person: Jing Jin. Opponents: Mizue Nakamura, Takae Kawabe.
9. Katana VS Katana 大刀対大刀
Core Person: Sayuri Tanabe. Opponents: Kenrtaro Kikuchi, Rumi Oyama
10. Form – Performance demonstration “Ginga” 型「銀河｝～組手
Core Person: MK Haresign. Opponents: Kaisei Arai, Kyo Kasumi
11. Naginata Sword VS Katana VS Short Katana
Naginata: Maho, Katana: Akiko Fujiwara, Short Katana: Yuriko Miyake.
12. Kids Class Long Stick Performance Demonstration 棒術組手
1VS1 Defne Gurer, Shizuki Herzog,
1VS2 Core Person: Rianna Smith. Opponents: Asahi Arai, HIroto Matsumura Plugh.
13. Pre Teen Class Long Stick Performance Demonstration 棒術組手
Core Person: Seizan Arai. Opponents: Kizuna Herzog. Pierce Juergens.
14. Teen class. Tonfa. Form to Performance demonstration. トンファ 型～組手
Cameron Mclean, Jamie Mclean, Nicolas Read, Kaisei Arai
15, Action “Get my snack back !” アクション「おやつ奪還せよ！」
Middle school Boy: Akiko Fujiwara. Big sister: Maho. Mom: Yuriko Miyake.
16. Co-starring of Opera and Tate. オペラと殺陣の共演
Soprano Opera singer: Asako Tamura. Tate Performance: Kyo Kasumi
17. Last performance demonstration. “What is the most important?” 最終組手「何が本当に大事なのか？」
Akiko Fujiwara, Kaisei Arai, Maho, MK Hresign, Norihiro Maruta, Taiju Nakane, Takae Tanabe,
Yuriko Miyake and Kyo Kasumi
Co-Starring Opera and Tate.
Hoppy beverage and sake tasting bar
The booths: ITO EN tea company introduced the world of beautiful tea.
A booth where you can play with a craft project.
Samurai Helmet and Armors from
Through the experience of “eating and drinking”,
we would like to make a positive contribution to enrich our lifestyle.
Happy Doll Project
Designing the dolls to send and connect them to children around the world.
We manage Japanese community website "Vivinavi," which contains various message boards.
Kuryu New York
Mr. Teruo Yoshioka, the sous-chef of the restaurant NOBU downtown and owner of "Kuryu New York," with original fusion Japanese dishes.
will be welcoming you and celebrating this year as well with their beautiful custom made ice decoration.
Don't miss taking photos !
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