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rokkaku

(rəˈkækuː)
n
(Other Non-sporting Hobbies) a type of Japanese kite shaped like a hexagon
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Susumu Rokkaku, an 85-year-old male pensioner, said: "I voted for an opposition candidate but whoever is elected, nothing will change.
Saito T, Ishikawa S, Higashiyama M, Nakamura T, Rokkaku K, Hayashi H, et al.
Harrison and Walesby used a 2-meter by l-meter rokkaku kite--a simple hexagonal design first developed in Japan.
With: Koji Yakusho, Takayuki Yamada, Yusuke Iseya, Goro Inagaki, Masachika Ichimura, Mikijiro Hira, Hiroki Matsukata, Ikki Sawamura, Arata Furnta, Tsuyoshi Ihara, Masataka Kubota, Sousuke Takaoka, Seiji Rokkaku, Koen Kondo, Yuma Ishigaki, Kazuki Namioka, Kazue Fukiishi, Koshiro Matsumoto, Mitsuki Tanimura, Takumi Saito, Shinnosuke Abe, Masaaki Uchino, Ken Mitsuishi, Ittoku Kishibe.
Goodman, who is also known as The Kiteman, added: "Among the many highlights, we have a synchronised kite flyer who will be flying three sports kites at once, all synchronised to music, as well as the Rokkaku Challenge, where kite flyers will knock and cut each other's fighting kites out of the sky.
1; Table 1): the mouths of the Rokkaku River at Suminoe Bridge, the Hama River, and the Kashima River.
The Japanese rokkaku kite, 1.5 metres in length, was made by a specialist company in Shropshire but decorated by a group of mums at Grangetown Primary and a ladies' craft group based at the Link Ship in Villette Road, with help from Sunderland-based Infinite Arts.
The free event, which will see Rokkaku Japanese fighting kites doing battle among the clouds, will also include a children's kite workshop, altitude races, giant inflat-ables and custom-made kites as big as cars.
Our journey led us to the creation of Rokkaku Japanese fighting kites.