Events of 2019 (117th)


118th Class Enter, 117th School Anniversary, 115th Class Graduate
(drawing of graduating band members is here)


Next: (Nov16:ROHM) – Nov23:Osakajō – (Dec15:Hibike) – (Dec23:Regular)


Parade at Garasha Festival:

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New BD/DVD from Tachibana featuring Regular Concerts


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Events of 2020 (118th)


119th Class Enter, 118th School Anniversary, 116th Class Graduate


Next: (Jan26:MediaMix) – (Feb2:KansaiStage?) – Mar22:Sakura?



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Petition for Tachibana to appear in 2020 Tokyo Olympics


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Donations to Kyoto Animation


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Kyoto City Fire Band and Kyoto Fire Angels

Kyoto Fire Angels


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Rose Parade 2020 and 2021 Follow-Up Page


Thank You for providing information for this page: Green Band Association, J.J.-san, Emms-san and Paul Miller -san.



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Yuina Mita new Music Video “HappyHappyBirthday” brings back the good old times!


In the video Tanaka-sensei, Mita-san and bunch of Class 107 OGs bring back memories of the good old times!

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Tachibana Live: 18th Kyoto Sakura Parade


Videos, pictures and text by Ajig.


The writer attended the 18th Kyoto Sakura Parade on March 24, 2019.


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115期のみなさん ありがとう またいつか きっとどこかで (115th Class: Thank you. We will meet again, someday somewhere)


Tachibana Live: Attending Kyoto and Kansai Marching Contests


Videos, pictures and text by Frederik (frederik.noermann (at) gmail (dot) com)


As part of his trip to Japan the writer attended the 31st Kyoto Marching Contest on September 9, 2018 as well as 46th Kansai Marching Contest on September 23, 2018.


The 31st Kyoto Prefectural Marching Contest:

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Tachibana promoting 100th Summer Kōshien


Information for this post has been kindly provided by Anonymous-san and Trueman Nishi -san.



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Tachibana in 1975 Harrogate International Youth Bands Festival


The information herewith has been kindly provided to this blog by Stage Manager Martin Jones and Festival Director Lucy Clayden from Harrogate International Youth Festival (HIYF) (website, Wikipedia). All pictures by Martin Jones.


Progamme sheet from 1975


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Donations to the band


Information of this post is based on the interview conducted at Kyoto Tachibana High School on April 24, 2018 by Rei’ichirō Fukuno (福野礼一郎) and further discussion with the School by Trueman Nishi -san.


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Tachibana Interview Part 5: Closing Remarks


This text, which is a summary of the part of the interview conducted at Kyoto Tachibana High School on April 24, 2018 is specially written for this website by Rei’ichirō Fukuno (福野礼一郎, Wikipedia), a writer, with the request from orangedevilsfan and Trueman Nishi -san. The contents are divided into five parts. No contents that were pledged with Kyoto Tachibana High School never to be made public are included in this document. On the basis of copyright, no part of this document may be reproduced without permission. Also release of any Japanese texts translated from this English document will be strictly forbidden.

Responsible for the interview and original text: Rei’ichirō Fukuno. Photographs (when indicated): Masayuki Arakawa (GENROQ). English translation: K. Hatano. Coordination: Trueman Nishi.

Separate article on Tachibana written by Rei’ichirō Fukuno has been published in July issue of GENROQ-magazine on May 26, 2018 (see more here and here).

本原稿はライターの福野礼一郎が本サイトの運営者であるorangedevilsfan氏および西真也氏の依頼によって本サイトのために書き下ろしたもので、2018年4月24日に京都橘高校で行なったインタビューの内容の一部をまとめたものです。内容は全部で5つのパートに分かれています。インタビュー時に京都橘高校に対して公開しないと誓約した内容は一切含まれていません。著作権上、内容の無断転載および英文から逆翻訳した日本文での公開を禁じます。文責:福野礼一郎


Interview in progress at Kyoto Tachibana (photo by Masayuki Arakawa (GENROQ))

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Tachibana Interview Part 4: 115th Class Drum Major “Okazel”


This text, which is a summary of the part of the interview conducted at Kyoto Tachibana High School on April 24, 2018 is specially written for this website by Rei’ichirō Fukuno (福野礼一郎, Wikipedia), a writer, with the request from orangedevilsfan and Trueman Nishi -san. The contents are divided into five parts. No contents that were pledged with Kyoto Tachibana High School never to be made public are included in this document. On the basis of copyright, no part of this document may be reproduced without permission. Also release of any Japanese texts translated from this English document will be strictly forbidden.

Responsible for the interview and original text: Rei’ichirō Fukuno. Photographs (when indicated): Masayuki Arakawa (GENROQ). English translation: K. Hatano. Coordination: Trueman Nishi.

Separate article on Tachibana written by Rei’ichirō Fukuno has been published in July issue of GENROQ-magazine on May 26, 2018 (see more here and here).

本原稿はライターの福野礼一郎が本サイトの運営者であるorangedevilsfan氏および西真也氏の依頼によって本サイトのために書き下ろしたもので、2018年4月24日に京都橘高校で行なったインタビューの内容の一部をまとめたものです。内容は全部で5つのパートに分かれています。インタビュー時に京都橘高校に対して公開しないと誓約した内容は一切含まれていません。著作権上、内容の無断転載および英文から逆翻訳した日本文での公開を禁じます。文責:福野礼一郎


115th Class Drum Major (DM) “Okazel”:

115th Class Drum Major “Okazel” (photo by Masayuki Arakawa (GENROQ))

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Tachibana Interview Part 3: Band Director Yutaka Kaneshiro and Band Assistant Director Akemi Hayami


This text, which is a summary of the part of the interview conducted at Kyoto Tachibana High School on April 24, 2018 is specially written for this website by Rei’ichirō Fukuno (福野礼一郎, Wikipedia), a writer, with the request from orangedevilsfan and Trueman Nishi -san. The contents are divided into five parts. No contents that were pledged with Kyoto Tachibana High School never to be made public are included in this document. On the basis of copyright, no part of this document may be reproduced without permission. Also release of any Japanese texts translated from this English document will be strictly forbidden.

Responsible for the interview and original text: Rei’ichirō Fukuno. Photographs (when indicated): Masayuki Arakawa (GENROQ). English translation: K. Hatano. Coordination: Trueman Nishi.

Separate article on Tachibana written by Rei’ichirō Fukuno has been published in July issue of GENROQ-magazine on May 26, 2018 (see more here and here).

本原稿はライターの福野礼一郎が本サイトの運営者であるorangedevilsfan氏および西真也氏の依頼によって本サイトのために書き下ろしたもので、2018年4月24日に京都橘高校で行なったインタビューの内容の一部をまとめたものです。内容は全部で5つのパートに分かれています。インタビュー時に京都橘高校に対して公開しないと誓約した内容は一切含まれていません。著作権上、内容の無断転載および英文から逆翻訳した日本文での公開を禁じます。文責:福野礼一郎


Yutaka Kaneshiro (兼城 裕), Music Teacher, Band Director and Advisor of the Wind Music Club:

Yutaka Kaneshiro (photo by Masayuki Arakawa (GENROQ))

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Tachibana Interview Part 2: Yokoyama-coach


This text, which is a summary of the part of the interview conducted at Kyoto Tachibana High School on April 24, 2018 is specially written for this website by Rei’ichirō Fukuno (福野礼一郎, Wikipedia), a writer, with the request from orangedevilsfan and Trueman Nishi -san. The contents are divided into five parts. No contents that were pledged with Kyoto Tachibana High School never to be made public are included in this document. On the basis of copyright, no part of this document may be reproduced without permission. Also release of any Japanese texts translated from this English document will be strictly forbidden.

Responsible for the interview and original text: Rei’ichirō Fukuno. Photographs (when indicated): Masayuki Arakawa (GENROQ) and Paul Miller. English translation: K. Hatano. Coordination: Trueman Nishi.

Separate article on Tachibana written by Rei’ichirō Fukuno has been published in July issue of GENROQ-magazine on May 26, 2018 (see more here and here).

本原稿はライターの福野礼一郎が本サイトの運営者であるorangedevilsfan氏および西真也氏の依頼によって本サイトのために書き下ろしたもので、2018年4月24日に京都橘高校で行なったインタビューの内容の一部をまとめたものです。内容は全部で5つのパートに分かれています。インタビュー時に京都橘高校に対して公開しないと誓約した内容は一切含まれていません。著作権上、内容の無断転載および英文から逆翻訳した日本文での公開を禁じます。文責:福野礼一郎


Hirofumi Yokoyama (横山弘文), Coach of the Tachibana Wind Music Club:

Hirofumi Yokoyama (photo by Masayuki Arakawa (GENROQ))

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Tachibana Interview Part 1: Professor Hiramatsu


This text, which is a summary of the part of the interview conducted at Kyoto Tachibana High School on April 24, 2018 is specially written for this website by Rei’ichirō Fukuno (福野礼一郎, Wikipedia), a writer, with the request from orangedevilsfan and Trueman Nishi -san. The contents are divided into five parts. No contents that were pledged with Kyoto Tachibana High School never to be made public are included in this document. On the basis of copyright, no part of this document may be reproduced without permission. Also release of any Japanese texts translated from this English document will be strictly forbidden.

Responsible for the interview and original text: Rei’ichirō Fukuno. Photographs (when indicated): Masayuki Arakawa (GENROQ). English translation: K. Hatano. Coordination: Trueman Nishi.

Separate article on Tachibana written by Rei’ichirō Fukuno has been published in July issue of GENROQ-magazine on May 26, 2018 (see more here and here).

本原稿はライターの福野礼一郎が本サイトの運営者であるorangedevilsfan氏および西真也氏の依頼によって本サイトのために書き下ろしたもので、2018年4月24日に京都橘高校で行なったインタビューの内容の一部をまとめたものです。内容は全部で5つのパートに分かれています。インタビュー時に京都橘高校に対して公開しないと誓約した内容は一切含まれていません。著作権上、内容の無断転載および英文から逆翻訳した日本文での公開を禁じます。文責:福野礼一郎


Professor Hisashi Hiramatsu (平松久司), Special Advisor of Kyoto Tachibana High School Wind Music Club:

Professor Hisashi Hiramatsu (photo by Masayuki Arakawa (GENROQ))


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New Band Director: Yutaka Kaneshiro


Information of this post is based on the interview conducted at Kyoto Tachibana High School on April 24, 2018 by Rei’ichirō Fukuno (福野礼一郎).


Kaneshiro-sensei leading the band at the enrollment ceremony April 7, 2018


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