Introduce New Member of “IKENOBOYS”

Jan 5, 2021Introduce New Member of “IKENOBOYS”

IKENOBOYS, a group of young men who is learning ikebana, was formed in November 2016 to promote and spread the greatness and significance of ikebana, a traditional culture of Japan. They now welcome new members and became a group of 12 men. They will continue to promote ikebana to the people who do not know what ikebana is and who have interest in ikebana through their ikebana performance and workshop. We appreciate your warm support for them.


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Atsuhito Egi

Date of Birth: December 22, 1988

Chapter: Ikenobo Kibi Chapter (Okayama)

Hobby: gardening, art appreciation, go for a drive

Favorite flower: daffodil, cosmos, Cyperus

Masahiro Kato

Date of Birth: December 29, 1983

Chapter: Ikenobo Tokyo Kaede Chapter (Tokyo)

Hobby: playing futsal, bicycle

Favorite flower: Cherry tree

Yuika Kato

Date of Birth: December 5, 1986

Chapter: Ikenobo Tokyo Seishokai Chapter (Tokyo)

Hobby: camping, outdoor activities, cars

Favorite flower: columbine, Japanese bellflower, Iris laevigate

Sora Kawade

Date of Birth: November 17, 2002

Chapter: Ikenobo Ogaki Chapter (Gifu)

Hobby: reading, collecting stationeries, listening to music, reading comic books

Favorite flower: Japanese anemone

Hideki Kosugi

Date of Birth: September 13, 1993

Chapter: Ikenobo Kyoto Chapter (Kyoto)

Hobby: cooking Italian food, enjoy nature, taking a walk

Favorite flower: Spiranthes sinensis

Shogo Saikan

Date of Birth: February 7, 1989

Chapter: Ikenobo Matsuyama Chapter (Ehime)

Hobby: cooking

Favorite flower: Japanese anemone

Nobuaki Tanaka

Date of Birth: August 26, 1984

Chapter: Ikenobo Toyohashi Chapter (Aichi)

Hobby: learning Kado and Sado, visiting Japanese sweets shop and Japanese gardens in Kyoto, going to the gym

Favorite flower: Iris laevigate, cherry tree

Takeru Baba

Date of Birth: April 30, 2001

Chapter: Ikenobo Nobeoka Chapter (Miyazaki)

Hobby: reading, watching movies

Favorite flower: lily-of-the-valley

Satoru Hosokawa

Date of Birth: December 24, 1990

Chapter: Ikenobo Fukuoka Chapter (Fukuoka)

Hobby: watching movies

Favorite flower: Japanese bellflower, Clematis

Kosuke Makabe

Date of Birth: January 10, 1995

Chapter: Ikenobo Tokyo Senshokai Chapter (Tokyo)

Hobby: swimming, autobicycle, watching NFL

Favorite flower: narcissus

Takanori Matsukawa

Date of Birth: July 27, 1993

Chapter: Ikenobo Usuki Chapter (Oita)

Hobby: eating around, having “Japanese medaka” as a pet, playing sports

Favorite flower: Chrysanthemum, Strelitzia

Ryohei Yamamuro

Date of Birth: March 17, 1992

Chapter: Ikenobo Ashiya Chapter (Hyogo)

Hobby: playing tennis, visiting gardens, traveling abroad

Favorite flower: cosmos