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Daryl Martinez Triumph Cutting Display
Variations 1979 Double-Dazzling Triumph 3
Gene Maze Kelly Reverse
Related toAlso published here 1982 The New York Magic Symposium — Collection 1 89
Stephen Minch Unbalanced two black cards on table, four red cards in spectator's hand, one red card moved to black pile, now four red cards on table and black in spectator's hand
Inspired byVariationsAlso published here
  • Linking Ring Parade, July 1981
1987 The Three Faces of Steve 4
Hiroyuki Sakai Preface
1988 New Magic Of Japan 6
Hiroyuki Sakai, Michael Weber Spoony Ring ring through spoon
1988 New Magic Of Japan 113
Hiroyuki Sakai Simplified Simple Shift
Nov. 1990 Apocalypse (Vol. 13 No. 11) 1852
Hiroyuki Sakai Blue Prediction odd backed Prediction
Dec. 1991 Apocalypse (Vol. 14 No. 12) 2011
Hiroyuki Sakai Point Break three coins production
Related to 1991 The Trapdoor — Volume Two (Issue 40) 722
Hiroyuki Sakai Band On the Run rubber band around deck disappears and is found around selection, see p. 760 for credit information
Inspired byRelated to 1991 The Trapdoor — Volume Two (Issue 41) 722
Hiroyuki Sakai My Little Kaps c/s transposition with chinese transformation kicker
1992 Five Times Five — Japan 84
Hiroyuki Sakai Imprisoned Rising Card out of box, gaffed box
1992 Five Times Five — Japan 88
Hiroyuki Sakai It Doesn't Fit! card flies out of box, several feet high, elastic
1992 Five Times Five — Japan 92
Hiroyuki Sakai The Perfect Assistant two signed selections, joker is torn in half face down, in wallet two half cards appear, each half selection, the halves on the table of the former joker match, gaffed
1992 Five Times Five — Japan 95
Hiroyuki Sakai The Flowing Pips multiple card transformations using blank cards, gaffs, ...
1992 Five Times Five — Japan 100
Hiroyuki Sakai Tokyo Triumph
1992 The Trapdoor — Volume Two (Issue 46) 828
Hiroyuki Sakai Table Display Variation on Martinez' Packet Display
Inspired by 1992 The Trapdoor — Volume Two (Issue 46) 830
Hiroyuki Sakai Invisible Slit bill covered with a little piece of paper is cut with a knife and restored
1992 The Minotaur (Vol. 4 No. 3) 1
Hiroyuki Sakai Facing the Aces four aces end up face up in the deck, deck is thrown in other hand
1993 The Trapdoor — Volume Two (Issue 49) 885
Bernard Bilis, Jean Philippe Total A-Band-A-Ment rubber band around deck, finger put through, selection jumps face-up onto back of fingers, with locking feature, Hiro Sakai not mentioned
Inspired byRelated to June 1993 MO — Modus Operandi (Issue 2) 1
Hiroyuki Sakai Four Card Touch Force multiple cards touched, stripped out, first card outjogged by performer
1995 Simply Simon 74
Hiroyuki Sakai Green-Back Gone building on dollar bill appears and disappears
1996 The Looking Glass (Issue 3) 103
Paul Harris Stretch aka Rubber Band Scam (revised) four ace production, combines
  • Stretch
  • Inner Circle
  • Classic Rubber Band Haunted Pack
Inspired byVariations 1996 The Art of Astonishment — Book 2 (Issue Close-up Entertainer) 147
Hiroyuki Sakai Wild Cards Primera blank cards turn into selection, first published in Japanese in 1993
1997 Wild Cards Primera 1
Hiroyuki Sakai The Fishy Five ten dollar bill and five dollar bill with slit, the one with slit is folded so it looks like two, it then changes into the ten dollar bill and the one with slit is found in wallet
Feb. 1999 Genii (Vol. 62 No. 2) 39
Hiroyuki Sakai The Vibrating Bed two red Queens on table, four black cards in spectator's hand, one black card moved to red pile, now four black cards on table and reds in spectator's hand
Inspired by May 2000 Genii (Vol. 63 No. 5) 50
Hiroyuki Sakai Wand Mystery black wand changes color to red, then changes into a silk, yellow wand is produced, changes back to black, vanishes
July 2001 Genii (Vol. 64 No. 7) 51
Hiroyuki Sakai Celebrity Torn and Restored Card one end of card signed by spectator and one by performer, torn in half and restored
Inspired by
  • "Hoodwink" (Kenton Knepper, Ben Harris)
July 2001 Genii (Vol. 64 No. 7) 52
Hiroyuki Sakai Pair-Card Mystery twenty four cards with names are used that make pairs (like Rome and Juliet), mate to selection is found
July 2001 Genii (Vol. 64 No. 7) 55
Hiroyuki Sakai Break a Leg foot stretched up to beside head, seen from the back
July 2001 Genii (Vol. 64 No. 7) 56
Hiroyuki Sakai One-Man Self Levitation in box
July 2001 Genii (Vol. 64 No. 7) 57
Hiroyuki Sakai Duck Change brief
2003 Nursery Rhymes — Volume 3 24
Hiroyuki Sakai Color Sunder 4&4
  • Part I: The First Separation
  • Part II: The Second Separation
  • Part III: The Transposition
Oct. 2006 Genii (Vol. 69 No. 10) 24
Hiroyuki Sakai Duck Change brief
Oct. 2006 Genii (Vol. 69 No. 10) 25
Richard Kaufman Hiro Worship on Hiroyuki Sakai, Dr. Leon
Feb. 2009 Genii (Vol. 72 No. 2) 56
Hiroyuki Sakai Currency Swap signed bill put in small coin envelope, coin visibly changes into that folded bill, coin now in envelope
Feb. 2009 Genii (Vol. 72 No. 2) 59
Hiroyuki Sakai Quiet Revolution spectator choses card during dribbling, deck spread, spread again and selection is seen reversed
Related to Feb. 2009 Genii (Vol. 72 No. 2) 63
Hiroyuki Sakai The Bill Doctor knife through bill, gaffed bill
Feb. 2009 Genii (Vol. 72 No. 2) 65
Hiroyuki Sakai, Yuic-hi Katakura YKK card chosen and lost, deck cut in three piles, top indifferent cards removed, they change into selection one by one, other Queens show up as well, see next issue for credit correction
  • Part One: Triple Wild Card
  • Part Two: The Other Three Queens
Related to Feb. 2009 Genii (Vol. 72 No. 2) 71
Hiroyuki Sakai Balloon Bank Nite using a kind of rattle gimmick for balloons
Feb. 2009 Genii (Vol. 72 No. 2) 74
Hiroyuki Sakai, Yukishige Kadoya The Strange Pass top half bevel-spread, top-card cover suggestion by Richard Kaufman
Feb. 2009 Genii (Vol. 72 No. 2) 76
Hiroyuki Sakai The Uncluttered Mind spectator wears mirror glasses and performer names selection (gag), then rest of deck shown blank, featuring a deck switch with a paper back
Variations Feb. 2009 Genii (Vol. 72 No. 2) 77
Richard Kaufman Genii Speaks on Andy Nyman, Robert Harbin, New York's Magical Nights, SAM, The Great Buck Howard
Related to Apr. 2009 Genii (Vol. 72 No. 4) 10
Denis Behr Herbert - The Trained Rubber Band rubber band around deck disappears and is found around selection, repeat with named card
Inspired byRelated toVariations 2011 Handcrafted Card Magic — Volume 2 76
Steve Beam The Trapdoor Issue #40 on credits for The Recognition Reflex and Point Break, handling for The World's Greatest Magician
Related to 2011 The Trapdoor — Volume Two (Issue Addendum) xxviii
Hiroyuki Sakai Double Doppelganger two pairs are made with the performer always placing a card on the table first, they match
May 2013 Genii (Vol. 76 No. 5) 50
Hiroyuki Sakai Cutting-To-Aces Goes Undercover
  • Tokyo Workshop
spectator cuts to Aces under silks while performer holds deck
Aug. 2013 Genii (Vol. 76 No. 8) 54
Hiroyuki Sakai Time Regained
  • Tokyo Workshop
card signed on back and put in case, signature vanishes from card, another card is put in case and signature appears on that card
Nov. 2013 Genii (Vol. 76 No. 11) 49
Hiroyuki Sakai Split-Second Yank Hokum
  • Tokyo Workshop
very fast assembly
Jan. 2014 Genii (Vol. 77 No. 1) 43
Hiroyuki Sakai Wanderfull, Wanderfull!
  • Tokyo Workshop
multiple pop-up wands appear
May 2014 Genii (Vol. 77 No. 5) 59
Hiroyuki Sakai Regal Robbers Rise
  • Tokyo Workshop
Kings placed in different positions in tabled spread, they rise to top
July 2014 Genii (Vol. 77 No. 7) 45
Alexander de Cova Papiertüten Austausch deck switch with a paper back, relatively complicated apparatus
Inspired by 2016 Burners — Vol. 4 255
Hiroyuki Sakai, Nicolai Friedrich Band on the Run plus Transformation rubber band vanishes from around deck to trap selection in center, that card changes into another card
Also published here
  • "Herbert und Hermine" (Nicolai Friedrich, Magie, Feb. 2020)
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