The newaza grandmaster Yukimura Haruki has passed away.

He is joining Osada Eikichi, Akechi Denki, Ito Seiu and Chimou Nureki. With the passing of Haruki Yukimara it is safe to say all grandmasters that have made Japanese bondage, kinbaku, what it is today are gone – a truly sad moment. 

Yukimura Haruki
May 11, 1948 – Mar 3, 2016
68 years old

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We all die. The goal isn’t to live forever, the goal is to create something that will.
    -Chuck Palahniuk

No one is actually dead until the ripples they cause in the world die away.
    – Terry Pratchett

These people have created ripples in abundance, remember them

Randa Mai | Miura TakumiYukimura HarukiAkechi Denki | Osada Eikichi

Dennis Diem | Hans MeijerMaria Shadoes |  Joost