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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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  • 1895 - Harry Francis Willard, in the long line of Willard the Wizards, was born in Clarksville, Texas.
  • 1923 - Herbert Brooks (1873-1923), a British stage magician who went to America to performed in the Vaudeville, dies in Arizona.
  • 1940 - Frances Louise Willard, daughter of Harry Francis Willard and part of a mentalist team with her husband Glenn Falkenstein (1932-2010), is born.
  • 1958 - Mell Melson (1890-1958), who was Abbott's staff artist and ran Tops from 1936 to 1957, dies in Ann Arbor, Michigan
  • 1960 - Henry Clive (1882-1960) who traveled the world as a magician as "Clive the Illusionist" dies in Hollywood California.
  • 1985 - J. Gary Bontjes (1935-1985) an amateur magician who served as National President of the S.A.M. in 1971, dies in Morton, Illinois.
  • 1996 - Jim Temple, the invented of Color Monte, dies at the age of 77.

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