japanese ace trick \n oil and water effect with two red aces and two black aces, 2&2 \n shigeo futagawa \n the trost fourace routine \n nick trost \n shigeo futagawa
1976
subtle card magic — part one
Shigeo Futagawa

Japanese Ace Trick

Also published here

1976

Subtle Card Magic — Part One

22



shigeo futagawa \n short biography \n shigeo futagawa
1978
introduction to coin magic
Shigeo Futagawa

Shigeo Futagawa

1978

Introduction to Coin Magic

2



dedication to shigeo takagi \n short biography \n shigeo futagawa
1978
introduction to coin magic
Shigeo Futagawa

Dedication to Shigeo Takagi

1978

Introduction to Coin Magic

5



forward \n \n shigeo futagawa
1978
introduction to coin magic
Shigeo Futagawa

Forward

1978

Introduction to Coin Magic

9



the close up mat \n information and opinion \n shigeo futagawa
1978
introduction to coin magic
Shigeo Futagawa

The Close Up Mat

1978

Introduction to Coin Magic

11



handkerchief and coin \n handkerchief is moved and coin remains in place \n shigeo futagawa
1978
introduction to coin magic
Shigeo Futagawa

Handkerchief and Coin

1978

Introduction to Coin Magic

13



ring and coin freed from handkerchief \n \n shigeo futagawa
1978
introduction to coin magic
Shigeo Futagawa

Ring and Coin Freed from Handkerchief

1978

Introduction to Coin Magic

18



producing a coin from the finger palm \n \n shigeo futagawa
1978
introduction to coin magic
Shigeo Futagawa

Producing a coin from the finger palm

1978

Introduction to Coin Magic

28



coins into pants pocket \n \n shigeo futagawa
1978
introduction to coin magic
Shigeo Futagawa

Coins into Pants Pocket

1978

Introduction to Coin Magic

29



vanishing coin \n coin folded into sleeve cloth vanishes \n shigeo futagawa
1978
introduction to coin magic
Shigeo Futagawa

Vanishing Coin

1978

Introduction to Coin Magic

32



two excellent books \n coin magic by jean hugard and modern coin magic by j.b. bobo \n shigeo futagawa
1978
introduction to coin magic
Shigeo Futagawa

Two Excellent Books

1978

Introduction to Coin Magic

36



the coin vanish \n with four exercises \n shigeo futagawa
1978
introduction to coin magic
Shigeo Futagawa

The Coin Vanish

1978

Introduction to Coin Magic

37



finger clip \n \n shigeo futagawa
1978
introduction to coin magic
Shigeo Futagawa

Finger clip

1978

Introduction to Coin Magic

39



change coin from finger clip to finger palm \n \n shigeo futagawa
1978
introduction to coin magic
Shigeo Futagawa

Change coin from Finger Clip to Finger Palm

1978

Introduction to Coin Magic

40



coins across \n sponge "ten count" with coins \n shigeo futagawa
1978
introduction to coin magic
Shigeo Futagawa

Coins Across

1978

Introduction to Coin Magic

43



coin and fountain pen routine \n using sleeve \n shigeo futagawa
1978
introduction to coin magic
Shigeo Futagawa

Coin and Fountain Pen Routine

1978

Introduction to Coin Magic

48



the tunnel vanish \n \n shigeo futagawa
1978
introduction to coin magic
Shigeo Futagawa

The Tunnel Vanish

1978

Introduction to Coin Magic

55



dollar changed into four quarters \n uses the tunnel vanish \n shigeo futagawa
1978
introduction to coin magic
Shigeo Futagawa

Dollar Changed Into Four Quarters

1978

Introduction to Coin Magic

59



coins across (version no. 2) \n \n shigeo futagawa
1978
introduction to coin magic
Shigeo Futagawa

Coins Across (Version No. 2)

1978

Introduction to Coin Magic

63



trick coins for the magician \n where to get them \n shigeo futagawa
1978
introduction to coin magic
Shigeo Futagawa

Trick Coins for the Magician

1978

Introduction to Coin Magic

75



coin vanish \n two methods, both using the outside breast pocket of coat \n shigeo futagawa
1978
introduction to coin magic
Shigeo Futagawa

Coin Vanish

1978

Introduction to Coin Magic

76



coin passes through handkerchief \n \n shigeo futagawa
1978
introduction to coin magic
Shigeo Futagawa

Coin Passes Through Handkerchief

1978

Introduction to Coin Magic

80



han ping chien \n short biography \n shigeo futagawa
1978
introduction to coin magic
Shigeo Futagawa

Han Ping Chien

1978

Introduction to Coin Magic

86



dai vernon \n short biography \n shigeo futagawa
1978
introduction to coin magic
Shigeo Futagawa

Dai Vernon

1978

Introduction to Coin Magic

110



john scarne \n short biography \n shigeo futagawa
1978
introduction to coin magic
Shigeo Futagawa

John Scarne

1978

Introduction to Coin Magic

132



t. nelson downs \n short biography \n shigeo futagawa
1978
introduction to coin magic
Shigeo Futagawa

T. Nelson Downs

1978

Introduction to Coin Magic

142



slydini \n short biography \n shigeo futagawa
1978
introduction to coin magic
Shigeo Futagawa

Slydini

1978

Introduction to Coin Magic

160



tenkai \n short biography \n shigeo futagawa
1978
introduction to coin magic
Shigeo Futagawa

Tenkai

1978

Introduction to Coin Magic

170



gerald kosky \n short biography \n shigeo futagawa
1978
introduction to coin magic
Shigeo Futagawa

Gerald Kosky

1978

Introduction to Coin Magic

194



ross bertram \n short biography \n shigeo futagawa
1978
introduction to coin magic
Shigeo Futagawa

Ross Bertram

1978

Introduction to Coin Magic

195



ormond mcgill \n short biography \n shigeo futagawa
1978
introduction to coin magic
Shigeo Futagawa

Ormond McGill

1978

Introduction to Coin Magic

196



jerry andrus \n short biography \n shigeo futagawa
1978
introduction to coin magic
Shigeo Futagawa

Jerry Andrus

1978

Introduction to Coin Magic

197



pete biro \n short biography \n shigeo futagawa
1978
introduction to coin magic
Shigeo Futagawa

Pete Biro

1978

Introduction to Coin Magic

198



daniel cros \n short biography \n shigeo futagawa
1978
introduction to coin magic
Shigeo Futagawa

Daniel Cros

1978

Introduction to Coin Magic

199



numeralohgee \n using number cards \n amazing randi \n shigeo futagawa \n cardputer \n alex east \n lucky you \n michał kociołek \n e.s.p. hummer \n bob farmer
1979
apocalypse
Amazing Randi, Shigeo Futagawa

Numeralohgee

Related toVariations

June 1979

Apocalypse
(Vol. 2 No. 6)

205



cardputer \n using number cards, numbers on both sides \n alex east \n numeralohgee \n amazing randi \n shigeo futagawa \n musical \n alex east
1982
spellbinder
Alex East

Cardputer

Inspired byRelated to

1982

SpellBinder
(Vol. 2 No. 14)

264



stunumbers \n no. 17, some small numbers added, total predicted, using number cards, for credit information see "future choice" reference \n shigeo futagawa \n urban legends \n karl fulves \n future choice \n peter duffie \n robin robertson \n lucky you \n michał kociołek \n eine verblüffende prophezeiung \n shigeo futagawa \n number divination \n jeff pierce \n stunumbers \n bob farmer
1983
selfworking number magic
Shigeo Futagawa

Stunumbers

Related toVariations

1983

SelfWorking Number Magic

27



fourtell on dice \n number forced with special colored dice \n shigeo futagawa
1986
the new york magic symposium — collection 5
Shigeo Futagawa

FourTell On Dice

1986

The New York Magic Symposium — Collection 5

84



upon reflection \n offbeat word prediction using cards with words on them and mirror \n shigeo futagawa
1986
the new york magic symposium — collection 5
Shigeo Futagawa

Upon Reflection

1986

The New York Magic Symposium — Collection 5

85



3d reflection \n surprising revelation of threedimensional dice stuck to prediction cards \n shigeo futagawa
1986
the new york magic symposium — collection 5
Shigeo Futagawa

3D Reflection

1986

The New York Magic Symposium — Collection 5

86



the poker palm shift \n poker hand changes four times \n brother john hamman \n shifty poker palm \n billy mcdonnell \n the teacher \n shigeo futagawa
1989
the secrets of brother john hamman
Brother John Hamman

The Poker Palm Shift

Variations

1989

The Secrets of Brother John Hamman

177



the toaster \n deck pushed in case, selection sticks out \n shigeo futagawa
1993
the trapdoor — volume two
Shigeo Futagawa

The Toaster

1993

The Trapdoor — Volume Two
(Issue 49)

882



the teacher \n poker hand changes three times \n shigeo futagawa \n the poker palm shift \n brother john hamman
1995
the trapdoor — volume three
Shigeo Futagawa

The Teacher

Inspired by

1995

The Trapdoor — Volume Three
(Issue 56)

1063



bomb's away \n coin to origami cube \n shigeo futagawa
1996
the looking glass
Shigeo Futagawa

Bomb's Away

1996

The Looking Glass
(Issue 3)

109



bottoms up \n reverse of cards while cutting the deck in the hands \n shigeo futagawa
1996
the trapdoor — volume three
Shigeo Futagawa

Bottoms Up

1996

The Trapdoor — Volume Three
(Issue 61)

1179



flapjack aces \n three aces turn over at once \n nick trost \n the trost fourace routine \n nick trost \n shigeo futagawa
1997
the card magic of nick trost
Nick Trost

Flapjack Aces

Also published here

1997

The Card Magic of Nick Trost

80



power of one \n pyramid layout with cards, orientation is reversed and values reverse with it, two methods \n karl fulves \n "paranoiac pyramid" (shigeo futagawa, jan. 1992, genii) \n turnabout coins \n martin gardner \n pyramix \n philip t. goldstein
1997
the vampire chronicles
Karl Fulves

Power of One

Inspired byRelated to "Paranoiac Pyramid" (Shigeo Futagawa, Jan. 1992, Genii)
Variations

1997

The Vampire Chronicles

58



singles club \n off beat ace assembly, with four black cards, leader packet cards turn out to be black cards as well and aces found reversed in the deck \n shigeo futagawa
1997
the trapdoor — volume three
Shigeo Futagawa

Singles Club

1997

The Trapdoor — Volume Three
(Issue 65)

1303



eine verblüffende prophezeiung \n numbers on both sides of four papers, a total is predicted \n shigeo futagawa \n stunumbers \n shigeo futagawa
2000
intermagic
Shigeo Futagawa

Eine verblüffende Prophezeiung

Related to

2000

Intermagic
(Vol. 24 No. 1)

11



future choice \n five envelope with numbers on either side, added in some way by spectator, total predicted, repeat, see vol. 2 reference for credit information \n peter duffie \n robin robertson \n stunumbers \n shigeo futagawa \n "one to eight" (george sands, bill simon's mathematical magic, 1964) \n notes & corrections \n max maven
2003
card conspiracy — vol. 1
Peter Duffie, Robin Robertson

Future Choice

Inspired by "One to Eight" (George Sands, Bill Simon's Mathematical Magic, 1964)
Related to

2003

Card Conspiracy — Vol. 1

73



urban legends \n four urban legends and their opposite on cards along with eight numbers, some cards are turned over and numbers added, force for 47
 second method
 background \n karl fulves \n triout \n karl fulves \n stunumbers \n shigeo futagawa
2006
prolix
Karl Fulves

Urban Legends

Inspired byRelated to

2006

Prolix
(Issue 1)

14



the trost fourace routine \n  phase one  the transposed aces
 phase two  japanese aces (2&2, futagawa)
 phase three  flapjack aces \n nick trost \n shigeo futagawa \n japanese ace trick \n shigeo futagawa \n flapjack aces \n nick trost
2009
subtle card creations — volume 2
Nick Trost, Shigeo Futagawa

The Trost FourAce Routine

Also published here

2009

Subtle Card Creations — Volume 2

378



the trapdoor issue #56 \n on 4f, shigeo futagawa, el escorial, joe mogar, phil willmarth \n steve beam
2012
the trapdoor — volume three
Steve Beam

The Trapdoor Issue #56

2012

The Trapdoor — Volume Three
(Issue Addendum)

xiv



number divination \n numbers written on both sides of pieces of paper, sum made and divined, range force \n jeff pierce \n stunumbers \n shigeo futagawa
2017
false anchors — volume two
Jeff Pierce

Number Divination

Related to

2017

False Anchors — Volume Two

29



the lowdown \n spectator selects one of four cards, values of other three cards are counted from remainder to find mates \n derrick chung \n shigeo futagawa's "free choice coincidence" in "the lecture notes of shigeo futagawa" 1999
2018
semiautomatic card tricks — volume 11
Derrick Chung

The Lowdown

Inspired by Shigeo Futagawa's "Free Choice Coincidence" in "The Lecture Notes of Shigeo Futagawa" 1999

2018

SemiAutomatic Card Tricks — Volume 11

285



lucky you \n chosen card found at position established by sum of randomly chosen numbers written on pieces of paper, based on mathematical principle \n michał kociołek \n stunumbers \n shigeo futagawa \n numeralohgee \n amazing randi \n shigeo futagawa \n hummer's poker chip baffle \n bob hummer
2019
plots & methods
Michał Kociołek

Lucky You

Inspired byRelated to

2019

Plots & Methods

18



shigeo futagawa prediction \n four cards with numbers on both sides are mixed, total predicted \n shigeo futagawa \n fractal music, hypercards & more (martin gardner, 1991, p. 223)
2022
hummer's odyssey
Shigeo Futagawa

Shigeo Futagawa Prediction

Also published here Fractal Music, Hypercards & More (Martin Gardner, 1991, p. 223)

2022

Hummer's Odyssey

18



stunumbers \n variation, some small numbers added, total predicted, using number cards \n bob farmer \n stunumbers \n shigeo futagawa
2022
hummer's odyssey
Bob Farmer

Stunumbers

Inspired by

2022

Hummer's Odyssey

20



e.s.p. hummer \n four cards with symbols with numerical values on both sides are in envelopes
 phase one (chosen symbol in envelope is divined)
 phase two (total of four sides predicted) \n bob farmer \n perplexing esp plaques \n larry becker \n numeralohgee \n amazing randi \n shigeo futagawa
2022
hummer's odyssey
Bob Farmer

E.S.P. Hummer

Inspired by

2022

Hummer's Odyssey
()

22



inspired by hummer \n list of effects using the hummer addition/subtraction principle
 the total is! 1976 (the magic of gerald kosky)
 the new math miracle 1978 (larry becker, world of super mentalism)
 numeralohgee 1979 (amazing randi, apocalypse)
 stunumbers 1983 (shigeo futagawa, selfworking number magic)
 stargazer 1986 (david britland, psychomancy)
 prediction 1991 (shigeo futagawa)
 a sense of freedom 1992 (peter duffie, ulterior motifs)
 numb...bers 1994 (peter duffie, cards in principle)
 bird watcher 1997 (tenyo)
 card conspiracy 2003 (peter duffie, robert robertson)
 speed dating 2011 (michael weber, tim trono)
 real secrets jelly bean estimator 2012 (michael weber, tim trono)
 lotto envelopes 2012 (michał kociołek)
 papa’s theatre 2013 (gaëtan bloom, full bloom volume one)
 doubling down 2015 (steve beam, semiauotomatic card tricks vol. 9)
 card at any sum 2017 (ryan schlutz, false anchors)
 lucky you 2019 (michał kociołek, plots & methods)
 flat dice 2019 (michael breggar)
 rng 2020 (ryan schlutz, false anchors volume four) \n bob farmer
2022
hummer's odyssey
Bob Farmer

Inspired By Hummer

2022

Hummer's Odyssey

44



the final countdown \n spectator selects one of three cards, values of other two cards are counted from remainder to find mates \n derrick chung \n "free choice coincidence" (shigeo futagawa, the lecture notes of shigeo futagawa, 1999) \n the final countdown \n derrick chung
2022
the nacho card notes
Derrick Chung

The Final Countdown

Inspired by "Free Choice Coincidence" (Shigeo Futagawa, The Lecture Notes of Shigeo Futagawa, 1999)
Also published here

2022

The Nacho Card Notes

39


