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.
May 11, 1948 – Mar 3, 2016
68 years old