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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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On this day February 18...

  • 1888 - A pioneer of mentalism on the radio Mel-Roy (1888-1966) "The Mental Mystic" was born Wilbert Willis Holley.
  • 1957 - The professional circus illusionist Taft (1883-1957) dies
  • 1960 - The IBM Ring 19 gives a tribute to Bruno Warnecke (c.1868-1961), who at the age of 92, also performs at it.
  • 1972 - The "The Debonaire Deceptionist" G. Ray Terrell (c.1895-1972) dies in Williamstown, Massachusetts.
  • 1984 - Comedy magician, actor and screenplay writer Howard Brooks (1909-1984) dies.
  • 1988 - Considered one of the best card magicians of his time, Bill McCaffrey (1899-1988) dies just one day before his 89th birthday.

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