(b. 15 April 1946). 6th dan Tomiki Aikido-JAA. B. Hiratsuka City, Kanagawa Prefecture. Employed by TDK. Started aikido at Seijo University Aikido Club under Kenji TOMIKI in April 1966. Member of the Board of Directors of the JAPAN AIKIDO ASSOCIATION, President of the Kanto Shakaijin Aikido Kyokai, and editor and publisher of a modest periodical, Shunpukai. Teaches at the Shunpukai, in the Shinagawa Taiikukan. Shunpukai, c/o Kenkichi Futami, Kurobegaoka 23-17, Hiratsuka-shi, Kanagawa-ken Japan 0463-31-0274.