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Howard Schwarzman The Impeccable Prediction
Variations 1961 Professional Card Magic 150
Shigeo Takagi Three Small Loops of Rope Unite three ropes knotted into loops, tossed into air, now one big loop with three knots
1972 Lecture Notes of Shigeo Takagi 1
Shigeo Takagi False Cut of Rope in Half
1972 Lecture Notes of Shigeo Takagi 3
Shigeo Takagi Rope Restoration
1972 Lecture Notes of Shigeo Takagi 4
Shigeo Takagi Pair of Scissors Removed From Rope scissors threaded onto rope penetrate rope
Also published here 1972 Lecture Notes of Shigeo Takagi 5
Shigeo Takagi Handkerchief Penetration silk penetrates another silk that a spectator holds upright between his hands, no reel
Also published here 1972 Lecture Notes of Shigeo Takagi 6
Shigeo Takagi Japanese Paper Cutting Trick chain of paper squares torn and restored
1972 Lecture Notes of Shigeo Takagi 7
Shigeo Takagi Eight Coin Trick four coins in each hand, they travel one by one into one hand
Related to 1972 Lecture Notes of Shigeo Takagi 9
Shigeo Takagi Blank Card Routine five blank cards change to match prediction
Variations 1972 Lecture Notes of Shigeo Takagi 10
Shigeo Takagi Japanese Wild Card
1977 Wildcard Miracles 109
Fred Robinson (reviewer) One Cup Routine by Shigeo Takagi Oct. 1977 Pabular (Vol. 4 No. 2) 474
Fred Robinson (reviewer) Coin Assembly by Shigeo Takagi (written by Jeff Busby) Oct. 1977 Pabular (Vol. 4 No. 2) 474
Shigeo Takagi Shigeo Takagi's One Cup Routine one-cup routine with solid cup finale
Related to 1977 Shigeo Takagi's One Cup Routine 1
Shigeo Takagi False Transfer brief
1977 Shigeo Takagi's One Cup Routine 1
John Cornelius The Sliding Knot idea of doing it with different colored silks on page 192, another handling by Michael Sondermeyer on page 444
Related toVariationsAlso published here Jan. 1978 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 2 No. 1) 149
Shigeo Futagawa Dedication to Shigeo Takagi short biography
1978 Introduction to Coin Magic 5
Shigeo Takagi Takagi Wild Card Handling with double facers
1978 The Phil Goldstein Convention Lecture 3
Shigeo Takagi Takagi Wild Card Handling
1978 A Transatlantic Lecture 2
Karl Fulves (reviewer) Takagi's One-Cup Routine by Shigeo Takagi (written by Jeff Busby) 1978 Interlocutor (Issue 25) 98
Karl Fulves (reviewer) Takagi's Coin Assembly by Shigeo Takagi (written by Jeff Busby) 1978 Interlocutor (Issue 25) 98
Horace E. Bennett East Meets West torn and restored paper
Inspired by
  • Shigeo Takagi's "Japanese Paper Cutting"
1978 On Your Feet 3
Shigeo Takagi Coin Routine
  • ten coins travel from hand to hand one by one, with hand crossing
  • three in each hand, all travel into one hand
Related toVariations 1978 Shigeo Takagi's Coin Routine 1
Shigeo Takagi Coin Vanish hand placed into fist from below, similar to Ramsay vanish
1978 Shigeo Takagi's Coin Routine 3
Harry Lorayne Triumph Cutting Display Variation rolling
Inspired byRelated to 1979 Quantum Leaps 136
Fred Robinson (reviewer) Coin Routine by Shigeo Takagi (written by Jeff Busby) June 1979 Pabular (Vol. 5 No. 6) 692
Shigeo Takagi Takagi Turnover Count
1979 Snow 9
Daryl Martinez The Puerto Rican Triumph
Related toVariations 1980 Secrets of a "Puerto Rican Gambler" 54
Shigeo Takagi Coins and Coasters four coins travel from hand to between two coasters, four more coins appear
Also published here Dec. 1980 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 3 No. 12) 426
Al Smith (reviewer) New One Cup Routine by Shigeo Takagi May 1980 Pabular (Vol. 6 No. 5) 849
Shigeo Takagi Shigeo Takagi's New One Cup Routine one-cup routine with solid cup finale, final load travels inside cup which can be screwed open
  • Shigeo Takagi's Climax
  • Additional Load Climax
  • A Non-Lap Handling
Related toAlso published here 1980 Shigeo Takagi's New One Cup Routine 1
Shigeo Takagi Lapping Move small ball, solid cup
1980 Shigeo Takagi's New One Cup Routine 2
David Arthur The Panda's Purse
Related to 1981 CoinMagic 229
David Britland (reviewer) The New One Cup Routine by Shigeo Takagi 1981 The Talon (Issue 7) 109
Shigeo Takagi Acrobatic Monte using divided card
VariationsAlso published here June 1982 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 5 No. 6) 639
Harry Riser, Jeff Busby, Shigeo Takagi Presentation of Shigeo Takagi's Miracle Monte
1982 Epoptica (Issue 2) 114
Shigeo Takagi Takagi Turnover Count
Feb. 1984 Pabular (Vol. 8 No. 4) 1201
Shigeo Takagi Shigeo Takagi's Triumph
Inspired by 1984 West Coast Quarterly (Vol. 1 No. 1) 50
Daryl Martinez, Shigeo Takagi Triumph Cutting Display
1984 West Coast Quarterly (Vol. 1 No. 1) 53
Philip T. Goldstein, Shigeo Takagi Cash on the Corner handling for Shigeo Takagi's "Cash Card", four cardboard with plastic film attached, blank pieces of paper are inserted and they transform into bills, with torn corner kicker
1984 Lechter Notes 4
Shigeo Takagi Blank Card Turnover Sequence Takagi Turnover Count
1984 Fork Full of Appetizers — Book 2 16
Shigeo Takagi Pursonality three half dollars and odd coin change place using purse
Also published here Mar. 1985 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 8 No. 3) 1033
Shigeo Takagi Wilder Cards seven cards, double facers
Also published here Aug. 1985 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 8 No. 8) 1096
Shigeo Takagi, Karl Fulves Japanese Checkers No. 1, paper folded and cut into squares, really the squares remain all connected at a corner for form a sort of chain, challenge to get all squares out of a bag with one grip
1985 Self-Working Paper Magic 1
Shigeo Takagi Bargeld Lacht! bills in envelopes that are transparent on one side, paper prints to bills
Also published here
  • Genii, Oct. 1983
Oct. 1985 Intermagic (Vol. 12 No. 1) 9
Shigeo Takagi Takagi Thumb-Tie
1986 The New York Magic Symposium — Collection 5 99
Shigeo Takagi No-Reel Silk-Through through other silk or microphone stand,...
Also published here Jan. 1986 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 9 No. 1) 1162
Shigeo Takagi Scissorcery scissors off rope
Also published here July 1986 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 9 No. 7) 1232
Larry Jennings Reversal Strip-Out Addition bottom cards reversed and added
Related to Jan. 1987 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 7 No. 1) 870
Shigeo Takagi Which Jacks Are Better? Visitor type effect
Dec. 1987 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 10 No. 12) 1429
Shigeo Takagi Shigeo Takagi's Rope Routine with spectator
  • Phase One
  • Phase Two
  • Phase Three
  • Phase Four
Also published here 1987 Shigeo Takagi's Rope Routine 1
Shigeo Takagi Cord Through rope through bottle opener
Related to Oct. 1988 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 11 No. 10) 1552
Shigeo Takagi Card Ping Chien switch as card is tossed on the table
Related to 1988 New Magic Of Japan 11
Philip T. Goldstein, Shigeo Takagi Cash on the Corner handling for Shigeo Takagi's "Cash Card", four cardboard with plastic film attached, blank pieces of paper are inserted and they transform into bills, with torn corner kicker
1988 Das Phil Goldstein Seminar 12
Shigeo Takagi Reddish-Blue Triumph Color Changing Deck Kicker
Also published here Mar. 1989 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 12 No. 3) 1618
Shigeo Takagi To the Cut packets in square, fake/crossed pick-ups
Also published here Apr. 1990 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 13 No. 4) 1770
Mac King Introduction Rope routine is based on Shigeo Takagi's routine
1990 Mac King's Other Rope Routine 1
Shigeo Takagi Devilishly Direct
Related to 1990 The Amazing Miracles of Shigeo Takagi 11
Shigeo Takagi Takagi's Coins Across
  • Part One: ten coins travel from hand to hand one by one, with hand crossing
  • Part Two: three in each hand, all travel into one hand
  • Part Three: two in each hand, all travel into one hand
Inspired by 1990 The Amazing Miracles of Shigeo Takagi 13
Shigeo Takagi Coin Vanish hand placed into fist from below, similar to Ramsay vanish
1990 The Amazing Miracles of Shigeo Takagi 16
Shigeo Takagi Drop Transfer apparently one coin dropped from each hand, really bot from one, han ping chien like move
1990 The Amazing Miracles of Shigeo Takagi 18
Shigeo Takagi Wild Time six Jokers change into duplicates of Two of Hearts
Also published here 1990 The Amazing Miracles of Shigeo Takagi 19
Shigeo Takagi Flustration Move Handling
1990 The Amazing Miracles of Shigeo Takagi 19
Shigeo Takagi The Wild Blanks five blank cards, one is signed by performer and signature transfers to other cards
Inspired by 1990 The Amazing Miracles of Shigeo Takagi 24
Shigeo Takagi Turn-Over Count double-blank cards
Variations 1990 The Amazing Miracles of Shigeo Takagi 24
Shigeo Takagi The Solid Cup one-cup routine with solid cup finale, final load travels inside cup which can be screwed open
Also published here 1990 The Amazing Miracles of Shigeo Takagi 26
Shigeo Takagi False Transfer
1990 The Amazing Miracles of Shigeo Takagi 27
Shigeo Takagi Trans-Purse-Sition Chinese coin in purse transposes with three silver coins outside, unequal transposition
Also published here 1990 The Amazing Miracles of Shigeo Takagi 32
Shigeo Takagi Purse Steal coin apparently placed in purse
1990 The Amazing Miracles of Shigeo Takagi 32
Shigeo Takagi Trans-Purse-Tation four coins travel one by one from purse to hand
Related to 1990 The Amazing Miracles of Shigeo Takagi 35
Shigeo Takagi The Ghostly Silk silk penetrates another silk that a spectator holds upright between his hands, no reel
Also published here 1990 The Amazing Miracles of Shigeo Takagi 38
Shigeo Takagi Who Cuts First? packets in square, fake/crossed pick-ups
Also published here 1990 The Amazing Miracles of Shigeo Takagi 40
Shigeo Takagi Scissorope scissors threaded onto rope penetrate rope
Also published here 1990 The Amazing Miracles of Shigeo Takagi 43
Shigeo Takagi The Leaping Silk silk knotted onto rope, silk penetrates onto another rope
1990 The Amazing Miracles of Shigeo Takagi 45
Shigeo Takagi Total Triumph
1990 The Amazing Miracles of Shigeo Takagi 47
Tenkai Ishida, Shigeo Takagi Tenkai Optical Revolve Handling
1990 The Amazing Miracles of Shigeo Takagi 48
Shigeo Takagi Cutting Display Variation
Related to 1990 The Amazing Miracles of Shigeo Takagi 49
Shigeo Takagi Rising Triumph deck shuffled face-up/face-down, selection rises, then Triumph
1990 The Amazing Miracles of Shigeo Takagi 51
Shigeo Takagi Color-Shift Triumph color changing deck climax
Also published here 1990 The Amazing Miracles of Shigeo Takagi 53
Shigeo Takagi The Oriental Coins four coins vanish and appear between two bowls one by one
Also published here 1990 The Amazing Miracles of Shigeo Takagi 55
Shigeo Takagi The Double Thought
Inspired by 1990 The Amazing Miracles of Shigeo Takagi 58
Shigeo Takagi Double Handling double turned over in one hand between fingers
1990 The Amazing Miracles of Shigeo Takagi 59
Shigeo Takagi Convergence Hoe's sympathetic coins
1990 The Amazing Miracles of Shigeo Takagi 61
Shigeo Takagi Rope, Knots, and Wand spectator holds wand upright, rope knotted onto wand penetrates it
Related to 1990 The Amazing Miracles of Shigeo Takagi 65
Shigeo Takagi Double Cut and Restored Rope
1990 The Amazing Miracles of Shigeo Takagi 68
Shigeo Takagi Monte With Four jumbo cards
Also published here 1990 The Amazing Miracles of Shigeo Takagi 74
Shigeo Takagi Jumbo Card Elmsley Count
1990 The Amazing Miracles of Shigeo Takagi 74
Shigeo Takagi Do As I Do Rope Routine with spectator
  • Part One
  • Part Two
  • Part Three (based on Cornelius)
  • Part Four
Inspired byAlso published here 1990 The Amazing Miracles of Shigeo Takagi 79
Shigeo Takagi Chinese Rubber Band Mystery
1990 The Amazing Miracles of Shigeo Takagi 85
Shigeo Takagi A Beautiful Thumb Tie full routine
1990 The Amazing Miracles of Shigeo Takagi 88
Shigeo Takagi Owan to Tama "Japanese Cups and Balls"
with three bowls, fan as wand
1990 The Amazing Miracles of Shigeo Takagi 94
Shigeo Takagi New Era Linking Rings six rings
  • The First Link (A bluff link)
  • The Second Link (A bluff link and unlink)
  • The Third Link (A genuine link and unlink with the key ring)
  • The Fourth Link (Your two rings are exchanged with the spectator's which are then linked and unlinked)
  • The Fifth Link (A comedy link and unusual unlink)
  • The Sixth Link (The rings are linked and the spectator holding two linked rings is invited to stand beside you. You unlink your rings and, with your help, he unlinks his own rings)
  • The Seventh Link (The spectator is given two single rings. You hold the other two. You both link your rings together)
  • The Eighth Link (A chain of four rings is made)
  • The Ninth Link
  • The Tenth and Eleventh Links (The next two rings are joined with those already linked together)
  • The Climactic Long Chain
  • The Resolution
1990 The Amazing Miracles of Shigeo Takagi 106
Shigeo Takagi The False Count
1990 The Amazing Miracles of Shigeo Takagi 107
David Jones (reviewer) The Amazing Miracles of Shigeo Takagi by Shigeo Takagi (written by Richard Kaufman) May 1991 Opus (Vol. 3 No. 9) 16
Shigeo Takagi The Rotational Strip-Out Switch reversing cards when adding them
Related to 1995 Notes from The Summit 15
Michael Close, Shigeo Takagi You Hue spectator's name is duplicated, using name index, variation on Takagi's "The Wild Blanks"
1996 Workers Number 5 16
Bob Driebeek Acrobatic Monte using diagonal flap card
Inspired by 1996 Aenigmas Rätsel 49
Nick Trost, Shigeo Takagi Topsy Turvy Aces Handling by Shigeo Takagi, performed on Card and Coin Magic (1989)
1997 The Card Magic of Nick Trost 81
Nick Trost, Al Thatcher Flim-Flam Blank cards print, to three Tens, then change to three Aces to match previously tabled Ace
Inspired by 1997 The Card Magic of Nick Trost 213
Shigeo Takagi Takagi Turnover Count
1997 The Card Magic of Nick Trost 214
Dave Campbell B.I.N.G.O. five bingo cards shown on both sides, one side transforms in letter cards that spell "BINGO"
Inspired byAlso published here 1998 Five Times Five — Scotland 27
Shigeo Takagi Turn-Over Count
1998 Five Times Five — Scotland 28
Shigeo Takagi Takagi Turnover Count
2004 The Dave Campbell Legacy 224
Shigeo Takagi The Steal
2006 Power Plays 183
Shigeo Takagi Takagi Turnover Count
2008 Subtle Card Creations — Volume 1 290
Shigeo Takagi Takagi Turnover Display
2008 This Is Not a Book 80
Oliver Meech Fortune Telling Fish Plastic fish tells fortune, reveals spectator's card/name
Inspired by 2010 Plot Twists 54
Shigeo Takagi The Japanese Blanks Count Takagi Turnover Count
2012 The F.F.F.F. Book 63
John Hostler Ultramarine Packet Switch packet displayed and dropped to table
Related to 2018 Firkin of Deipotent Trouvailles 29
Michael Powers Elmer eliminating sucker aspect
Inspired by
  • "Elmer" (Ed Oschmann, Linking Ring, May 2017)
Related to
2019 Tesseract 58