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Yoichi Akamatsu

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Yoichi Akamatsu
Sakai City, Osaka, Japan


Yoichi Akamatsu (b. 1943) is a bridge engineer and amateur magician specializing in close-up effects.


Akamatsu began learning magic from books in 1956 from books.

He won the Tenkai Prize in 1972[1] and invented the Dice thru Table routine in 1985.[2]

Akamatsu is a member of Ring 201 in Japan.[3]

His "Coin Box Routine" was published in Genii 1971 June.


  • Yoichi Akamatsu's Creative Works in Magic (1972, in Japanese).


  1. Linking Ring, March 1972
  2. Who's Who in Magic: An International Biographical Guide From Past to Present by Bart Whaley (1990)

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