BLACK in Dungeons & Dragons!

July 2018 Empire Artist BLACK has joined the Dungeons & Dragons universe! Inspired by View News

BLACK Featured in Popular Textbook

Publisher Pearson Education Asia Limited in Hong Kong has featured the inspiring story of BLACK in their View News

BLACK Speaks at Shōwa Women's University

December 2016 More than just a world champion Yo-Yo Performer, Empire Artist BLACK also presents motivational, entertaining, and inspirational speeches for corporations, schools, and communities. Recently, BLACK

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BLACK on Tokyo FM “Dream Heart”

BLACK is a special guest on the program "Dream Heart" hosted by renowned brain scientist Ken Mogi, who invites people who have achieved international success into his studio to learn about their experiences. For two

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BLACK Featured in Los Angeles Local Japanese Paper

January 2016 BLACK, currently in Los Angeles on tour with the Cirque du Soleil show Kurios, was featured by the local weekly Japanese-language newspaper Weekly LALALA. View News

BLACK Interview Published by NHK in the December Issue of Eikaiwa Time Trial

Eikaiwa Time Trial airs every Monday through Friday morning from 8:30 AM to 8:40 AM on NHK Radio. One of the program's hosts, Steve Soresi, had BLACK as a guest on his interview segment. In the interview, BLACK

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BLACK at TED Conference

BLACK’s journey to yo-yo mastery took him to TED Conference 2013 where he was the only Japanese speaker. He presents in Japanese and English though the most eloquent talkers are the yo-yos in his hands.

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Black Performs at Cirque du Soleil `KURIOS'

BLACK has won the Gold medal in both the technology sector and the arts department of the Yo-Yo World Tournament. However, his talents are not limited just to competition, as he shows off his expressive power and

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Japan's top event production company, empire entertainment japan produces music, press, product launch, keynote, premiere and experiential events for many of the world's most respected brands. Empire's award winning video and film production team produces commercials, film, Internet shorts and viral videos for our many clients. Empire Artists represents top talent from genres such as video, dance, fashion, technology and variety performance for both corporate and theatrical engagements. Artists represented by Empire Artists include, enra, Marco Tempest, Alexa Meade, Han Ahn Soon, Yo-Yo world champion Black, Circus of Now and Taiko performers Mico Rhythm. Empire Entertainment Japan, based in Tokyo, is the premier experimential marketing and corporate event production agency in Japan.