Kitagawa=(喜多川) family name
Kinbakushi. Organiser of Kitagawa Salon, a gathering of Asanawa lovers from 2003 to 2009 in Tokyo. Many other Kinbakushi have been influenced by him. Post 2009, the group has been held behind closed doors. Has been a big influence on the development of Semenawa, and the styles of Kasumi Hourai, Otonawa, Etc.