Congratulations to Piero Darteni of The Bujinkan Namiryu Dōjō Shibu in Vicenza, Italy who passed his godan test in the Hombu Dōjō recently. Also well done to Plamena Antanasova who was promoted to Nidan and Brian Martin who was promoted to Shodan.
In other news, there are plans to release another book featuring paintings by Hatsumi Soke. Dōjō Giga, Volume 1: Heaven will be available to pre-order via Kickstarter from Aug 15th, 2017. More details are available here.