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Ton Onosaka

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Ton Onosaka

Cover of Genii (1994)
BornApril 14, 1933
Takamatsu, on the island of Shikoku, Japan

Ton Onosaka (b. 1933) is an illustrator, producer, coordinator and owner of Magic Land in Tokyo.[1][2]


He has been a leading figure in the cultural exchanges that occur between magicians in the west and Japan. He was the Japanese Publisher for the Magical Arts Journal

A consultant to the Asian Magic Association, he is a life-time member of The Magic Castle and an inner gold star member of The Magic Circle. [3]

Awards and honors

  • Award of Merit from the Academy of Magical Arts (1984)
  • Special Fellowship of the Academy of Magical Arts (1994)
  • Award of Japanese Professional Magicians Association (1996)
  • Guest of Honor at FFFF (2007)
  • Guest of Honor at 31 Faces North (2008)



  1. Genii 1994 July (cover)
  2. The Linking Ring, Vol. 77, No. 1, January 1997, THE ART OF DECEPTION, by Chuck Romano, page 67

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