Last weeks in Japan, part 3: short diary entries

There have been plenty of semi-productive days during the last few weeks; this blog post will describe them, but not in too much detail.

April 20, Friday: I and Ginny, from the English class, were invited to follow the Kisei tournament prize-giving ceremony that was held in a hotel at Yotsuya, not too far from the Nihon Ki-in. There were plenty of prestigious people present, and lots of good food was had as well. Chō U won the title for the third time in a row. While receiving the prize, he made a speech (most of which I didn’t understand), and in addition advertised his new iPhone application, Yonro no go, which has go problems on a 4×4 go board in a very children-friendly setting. For now at least, the program doesn’t have an English version. Continue reading “Last weeks in Japan, part 3: short diary entries”