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Topic: Full 2017 Tenyo line available at Tenyo corner
Message: Posted by: Jitterbug (Oct 2, 2016 11:06AM)
Hi everybody,

After a long symposium here in Tokyo, today (October 2) I treated myself to all eight Tenyo 2017 items at the Takashimaya department store (Shinjuku area), where, to my surprise, they were freshly available! The Tenyo corner with live demo's is on the 9th floor. (thank you Richard and co to have posted a topic in this forum where I found the necessary directions).

They look great! I am really excited to take these with me to Belgium, and to explore them with my children.
I have uploaded a picture showing the boxes and prices (dirt cheap, plus extra discount and tax reduction).

direct link: https://s12.postimg.cc/obq5n200t/Tenyo_2017_collection.jpg

p.s.: I have found a nice old (1969) book there as well, for about 6000 yen, in both English and Japanese. It contains nice tricks and is called Masao Atsukawa's Creative Works in Magic. There is one copy left for those interested.
Message: Posted by: ThatsCool (Oct 2, 2016 07:33PM)
Can you order from them online? I tried for the book at their site and had no idea where to go. Thanks. Enjoy your trip and Magic :) !
Message: Posted by: Jitterbug (Oct 3, 2016 12:15PM)
Hi that'sCool,

No, to my knowledge you cannot order online. If I would have known you would be interested in the Atsukawa book, I could have bought a second copy of the book and send it to you. I just got of the plane and am back in Brussels, sorry.

The kids are thoroughly enjoying all the magic gifts from Japan, kids happy=daddy happy ;-)
Message: Posted by: merlin2812 (Oct 3, 2016 02:10PM)

so we can have your opinion about the releases from 2017?? Just let us know! ;-)

Message: Posted by: Jitterbug (Oct 4, 2016 01:31AM)
Yes, that is my aim. As I have been away for one week, work has been piling up, so I am very busy right now. But nonetheless I will try to take them for a spin as soon as possible. When that happens, I will post it!
Message: Posted by: Richard Kaufman (Oct 4, 2016 07:00PM)
Jim, I'm going to be at Billy's corner on Saturday or Sunday. I'll try to remember to pick up the book if it's still there. (Tenyo has had all of this stock for ages, so it should still be there.)
Message: Posted by: ThatsCool (Oct 5, 2016 12:46AM)
Thanks Richard, much appreciated. I heard it's a great book. What do you think?
Message: Posted by: Jitterbug (Oct 5, 2016 01:31AM)
Hi Richard and Jim,

I would be surprised if the book would have sold in a few days, as it is probably sitting there for ages. It is a blue book in a once-white cardboard sleeve which looks aged. You can find it on the lowest shelve on the left side of the demo cubicle, a bit hidden in the back. There are also about ten other books from decennia ago, all costing about 6000-7000 Yen. The whole 2017 line is there in boxes behind the counter, that was a nice surprise...
When I was there last Saturday I don't think it was Billy Masuda, just a very young guy dressed in some Harry Potter theme, but doing a marvellous job with the linking rings though.
Happy hunting!