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Tenyo Ltd. is a toy manufacturer in Tokyo, Japan founded by Akira Yamada. They specialize in magical goods and jigsaw puzzles.

The name of the company originates from the founder's father, Shokyokusai Tenyo, who was a magician.

Shigeru Sugawara joined Tenyo in 1967.

Genii magazine usually does an article about their new products each year. The 2008 products were in the Genii 2007 December issue.

Richard Kaufman is publishing a book about the Tenyo company in 2014 called TENYO-ISM.


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  • February 25, 2016 - Irene Larsen, Honorary President for Life for the Academy of Magical Arts, passed on.
  • February 18, 2016 - Tom Mullica dies after complications during a hernia surgery.
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