Japan Close-up Magicians’ Association(JCMA)


Since the year 2000, JCMA has been promoting many activities focused on close-up magic all over Japan. Our contest is called “Challengers’ LIVE”. We hold Challengers’ LIVE contests twice a year in Tokyo, Nagoya, Osaka, and even in other lesser-known cities. All “Challengers’ LIVE” winners then compete at The Japan Cup, a one-day international convention of close-up magic held in Tokyo.

The Japan Cup is held every March and is our biggest event of the year.

President Birdie
Advisor Tashiro Shigeru