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Publication
17466260
Filed On: 9/3/2021
20210396715
Published On: 12/23/2021
STRUCTURE EVALUATION SYSTEM, STRUCTURE EVALUATION APPARATUS, AND STRUCTURE EVALUATION METHOD
A structure evaluation system includes a plurality of sensors and an evaluator. The plurality of sensors detect elastic waves generated in prestressed concrete in which a prestressed concrete steel material is internally provided. The evaluator evaluates a breakage of the prestressed concrete steel material based on elastic waves detected for a second period, which is a period after the elapse ...
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YUKI UEDA
KAWASAKI
JAPAN
HIDEFUMI TAKAMINE
SHINAGAWA
JAPAN
KAZUO WATABE
YOKOHAMA
JAPAN
TOMOKI SHIOTANI
KYOTO-SHI
JAPAN
Publication
17447087
Filed On: 9/8/2021
20210397161
Published On: 12/23/2021
STATE EVALUATION SYSTEM, STATE EVALUATION APPARATUS, AND STATE EVALUATION METHOD
A state evaluation system includes a sensor, a filter, a signal processor, and an evaluator. The sensor detects elastic waves which are generated from industrial equipment in operation. The filter can pass elastic waves having frequency characteristics based on abrasion which is generated in the industrial equipment. The signal processor extracts a plurality of feature values using the elastic ...
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YOSHINORI MORI
KAWASAKI
JAPAN
HIDEFUMI TAKAMINE
SHINAGAWA
JAPAN
KAZUO WATABE
YOKOHAMA
JAPAN
HAYATO TODA
FUJI-SHI
JAPAN
Publication
17184667
Filed On: 2/25/2021
20210181157
Published On: 6/17/2021
STRUCTURE EVALUATION SYSTEM, STRUCTURE EVALUATION APPARATUS, AND STRUCTURE EVALUATION METHOD
According to one embodiment, a structure evaluation system of the embodiments includes a plurality of sensors, a position locator, and an evaluator. The plurality of sensors detect elastic waves. The position locator locates elastic wave sources on the basis of a plurality of elastic waves detected by each of the plurality of sensors. The evaluator evaluates a deterioration state of a structure...
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HIDEFUMI TAKAMINE
SHINAGAWA
JAPAN
YUKI UEDA
YOKOHAMA
JAPAN
KAZUO WATABE
YOKOHAMA
JAPAN
TOMOKI SHIOTANI
KYOTO
JAPAN
KATSUFUMI HASHIMOTO
KYOTO
JAPAN
Publication
17177187
Filed On: 2/16/2021
20210181156
Published On: 6/17/2021
DETECTION DEVICE, DETECTION SYSTEM, AND DETECTION METHOD
According to one embodiment, a detection system is provided that detects a state of a structure consisting of a first member that supports a traveling surface along which a vehicle travels from downward; a second member provided on an opposite side of the traveling surface with respect to the first member; and a welded portion that is provided along an end of the second member facing the first ...
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TAKASHI USUI
SAITAMA
JAPAN
KAZUO WATABE
YOKOHAMA
JAPAN
TAKAHIRO OMORI
KAWASAKI
JAPAN
HIDEFUMI TAKAMINE
TOKYO
JAPAN
AKIHIRO KASAHARA
OAMISHIRASATO
JAPAN
Publication
17018478
Filed On: 9/11/2020
20200408721
Published On: 12/31/2020
SENSOR
According to one embodiment, a sensor includes first and second structure bodies, and a detector. The first structure body includes a supporter, and first and second deformable parts supported by the supporter. The second deformable part has at least one of a second length less than a first length of the first deformable part, a second width greater than a first width of the first deformable pa...
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ISAO SHIMOYAMA
BUNKYO TOKYO
JAPAN
MINH DUNG NGUYEN
BUNKYO TOKYO
JAPAN
THANH-VINH NGUYEN
BUNKYO TOKYO
JAPAN
TAKANORI USAMI
BUNKYO TOKYO
JAPAN
KAZUO WATABE
YOKOHAMA KANAGAWA
JAPAN
TAKAHIRO OMORI
KAWASAKI KANAGAWA
JAPAN
KIYOSHI MATSUMOTO
CHIYODA TOKYO
JAPAN
Publication
17018390
Filed On: 9/11/2020
20200408722
Published On: 12/31/2020
SENSOR
According to one embodiment, a sensor includes a first structure body, a second structure body, and a detector. The first structure body includes a supporter, a deformable part supported by a first portion of the supporter, and a membrane part. At least a portion of the membrane part is connected to the deformable part and a second portion of the supporter. The second structure body is connecte...
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ISAO SHIMOYAMA
BUNKYO TOKYO
JAPAN
THANH-VINH NGUYEN
BUNKYO TOKYO
JAPAN
MINH DUNG NGUYEN
BUNKYO TOKYO
JAPAN
TAKAHIRO OMORI
KAWASAKI KANAGAWA
JAPAN
KAZUO WATABE
YOKOHAMA KANAGAWA
JAPAN
Publication
17005561
Filed On: 8/28/2020
20210181011
Published On: 6/17/2021
NONDESTRUCTIVE INSPECTION METHOD AND NONDESTRUCTIVE INSPECTION SYSTEM
According to an embodiment, a nondestructive inspection method includes: detecting, by a plurality of sensors installed in a truck that supports a vehicle body, an elastic wave generated when a lifting member inserted between the vehicle body and the truck moves the vehicle body up and down; and estimating, by an evaluation device, a position of a defect in the truck, based on the elastic wave ...
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KAZUO WATABE
YOKOHAMA KANAGAWA
JAPAN
TOSHIKI TAKAYASU
KAWASAKI KANAGAWA
JAPAN
TAKASHI USUI
SAITAMA SAITAMA
JAPAN
YOSHIYUKI SAKAMOTO
FUCHU TOKYO
JAPAN
ISAO TAKAHASHI
FUCHU TOKYO
JAPAN
Publication
16921948
Filed On: 7/7/2020
20200334766
Published On: 10/22/2020
AGRICULTURAL FIELD MANAGEMENT SYSTEM
An agricultural field management system includes a first sensor to generate first field work data indicating field conditions of an agricultural field and a second sensor to generate second field work data indicating crop conditions. A computer includes a memory configured to store a field database in which data are segmented by: a field map layer in which field shape data defining a shape of a...
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HIROYUKI ARAKI
AMAGASAKI-SHI
JAPAN
YASUSHI WATABE
AMAGASAKI-SHI
JAPAN
KAZUO SAKAGUCHI
AMAGASAKI-SHI
JAPAN
KAZUKI AOTA
AMAGASAKI-SHI
JAPAN
Publication
16737004
Filed On: 1/8/2020
20200217822
Published On: 7/9/2020
DETECTION DEVICE, DETECTION SYSTEM, DETECTION METHOD, AND INFORMATION PROCESSING DEVICE
According to one embodiment, a detection system includes a plurality of sensors, a locator, a first counter, and a determiner. The plurality of sensors that detect an elastic wave, the sensors being disposed separately from each other in a direction in which the welded portion extends and each being installed on the first member or the second member. The locator that locates a generation source...
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KEIICHIRO SOMEDA
KAWASAKI KANAGAWA
JAPAN
TAKASHI USUI
SAITAMA SAITAMA
JAPAN
KAZUO WATABE
YOKOHAMA KANAGAWA
JAPAN
SHUICHI HIRANO
TOKYO
JAPAN
Publication
16556286
Filed On: 8/30/2019
20200292505
Published On: 9/17/2020
SENSOR MODULE
According to one embodiment, a sensor module includes a sensor and a diagnosis circuit. The sensor includes piezoelectric transducers and switches. The piezoelectric transducers have different resonance frequencies. The switches are provided to correspond to the piezoelectric transducers, respectively. Each of the switches outputs an output signal corresponding to a voltage generated by an inve...
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YONGFANG LI
KAWASAKI KANAGAWA
JAPAN
TAKAHIRO OMORI
KAWASAKI KANAGAWA
JAPAN
TAKASHI USUI
SAITAMA SAITAMA
JAPAN
OSAMU NISHIMURA
KAWASAKI KANAGAWA
JAPAN
KAZUO WATABE
YOKOHAMA KANAGAWA
JAPAN
Publication
16556277
Filed On: 8/30/2019
20200295250
Published On: 9/17/2020
SENSOR MODULE
According to one embodiment, a sensor module includes at least one sensor and at least one switch. The sensor includes a first piezoelectric element. The first piezoelectric element includes a first electrode. The first piezoelectric element is set with a resonance frequency to resonate at a vibration frequency of a detection target. The switch includes a second piezoelectric element. The secon...
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YONGFANG LI
KAWASAKI KANAGAWA
JAPAN
TAKAHIRO OMORI
KAWASAKI KANAGAWA
JAPAN
TAKASHI USUI
SAITAMA SAITAMA
JAPAN
OSAMU NISHIMURA
KAWASAKI KANAGAWA
JAPAN
KAZUO WATABE
YOKOHAMA KANAGAWA
JAPAN
Publication
16551857
Filed On: 8/27/2019
20190383696
Published On: 12/19/2019
STRUCTURE EVALUATION SYSTEM AND STRUCTURE EVALUATION METHOD
According to one embodiment, a structure evaluation system according to an embodiment includes a plurality of sensors, a position locator, and an evaluator. The plurality of sensors detect elastic waves. The position locator locates positions of elastic wave sources by using the elastic waves among the plurality of elastic waves respectively detected by the plurality of sensors having an amplit...
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TOMOKI SHIOTANI
KYOTO
JAPAN
KATSUFUMI HASHIMOTO
KYOTO
JAPAN
HIDEFUMI TAKAMINE
SHINAGAWA
JAPAN
KAZUO WATABE
YOKOHAMA
JAPAN
Grant Patent
16551857
Filed On: 8/27/2019
11181439
Published On: 11/23/2021
Structure evaluation system and structure evaluation method
According to one embodiment, a structure evaluation system according to an embodiment includes a plurality of sensors, a position locator, and an evaluator. The plurality of sensors detect elastic waves. The position locator locates positions of elastic wave sources by using the elastic waves among the plurality of elastic waves respectively detected by the plurality of sensors having an amplit...
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TOMOKI SHIOTANI
KYOTO
JAPAN
KATSUFUMI HASHIMOTO
KYOTO
JAPAN
HIDEFUMI TAKAMINE
SHINAGAWA
JAPAN
KAZUO WATABE
YOKOHAMA
JAPAN
Publication
16455433
Filed On: 6/27/2019
20190317051
Published On: 10/17/2019
STRUCTURE EVALUATION SYSTEM, STRUCTURE EVALUATION APPARATUS, AND STRUCTURE EVALUATION METHOD
According to an embodiment, a structure evaluation system includes a plurality of sensors, a position locator, a velocity calculator, and an evaluator. The sensors detect an elastic wave generated from a structure. The position locator derives a wave source distribution of the elastic waves generated from the structure, on the basis of the elastic waves. The velocity calculator derives a propag...
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KAZUO WATABE
YOKOHAMA
JAPAN
HIDEFUMI TAKAMINE
TOKYO
JAPAN
TOMOKI SHIOTANI
KYOTO
JAPAN
Grant Patent
16455433
Filed On: 6/27/2019
10648949
Published On: 5/12/2020
Structure evaluation system, structure evaluation apparatus, and structure evaluation method
According to an embodiment, a structure evaluation system includes a plurality of sensors, a position locator, a velocity calculator, and an evaluator. The sensors detect an elastic wave generated from a structure. The position locator derives a wave source distribution of the elastic waves generated from the structure, on the basis of the elastic waves. The velocity calculator derives a propag...
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KAZUO WATABE
KANAGAWA
JAPAN
HIDEFUMI TAKAMINE
TOKYO
JAPAN
TOMOKI SHIOTANI
KYOTO
JAPAN
Grant Patent
16446883
Filed On: 6/20/2019
10955383
Published On: 3/23/2021
Detection device, detection system, and detection method
According to one embodiment, a method for arranging a detection device for a structure is provided. The structure includes a member; a trough rib provided on an opposite side of the member; and a welded portion that is provided along an end of the trough rib facing the member and fixes the member and the trough rib. The method includes: attaching, to the trough rib, a plurality of acoustic emis...
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TAKASHI USUI
SAITAMA
JAPAN
KAZUO WATABE
KANAGAWA
JAPAN
TAKAHIRO OMORI
KANAGAWA
JAPAN
HIDEFUMI TAKAMINE
TOKYO
JAPAN
AKIHIRO KASAHARA
CHIBA
JAPAN
Publication
16446883
Filed On: 6/20/2019
20190302061
Published On: 10/3/2019
DETECTION DEVICE, DETECTION SYSTEM, AND DETECTION METHOD
According to one embodiment, a method for arranging a detection device for a structure is provided. The structure includes a member; a trough rib provided on an opposite side of the member; and a welded portion that is provided along an end of the trough rib facing the member and fixes the member and the trough rib. The method includes: attaching, to the trough rib, a plurality of acoustic emis...
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TAKASHI USUI
SAITAMA
JAPAN
KAZUO WATABE
YOKOHAMA
JAPAN
TAKAHIRO OMORI
KAWASAKI
JAPAN
HIDEFUMI TKAMNE
TOKYO
JAPAN
AKIHIRO KASAHARA
CHIBA
JAPAN
Grant Patent
16422492
Filed On: 5/24/2019
10793378
Published On: 10/6/2020
Transfer apparatus and article taking-out method
According to an embodiment, a transfer apparatus includes a gripper, a first driving mechanism, an elastic passive joint part, a conveyor, a second driving mechanism, and base. The gripper grips an article. The first driving mechanism linearly moves the gripper in at least two directions including a first direction and a second direction intersecting with the first direction. The elastic passiv...
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JUNYA TANAKA
TOKYO
JAPAN
KAZUO WATABE
YOKOHAMA
JAPAN
AKIHITO OGAWA
FUJISAWA
JAPAN
HIDEICHI NAKAMOTO
TOKYO
JAPAN
TAKAFUMI SONOURA
YOKOHAMA
JAPAN
HARUNA ETO
KAWASAKI
JAPAN
Publication
16422492
Filed On: 5/24/2019
20190276250
Published On: 9/12/2019
TRANSFER APPARATUS AND ARTICLE TAKING-OUT METHOD
According to an embodiment, a transfer apparatus includes a gripper, a first driving mechanism, an elastic passive joint part, a conveyor, a second driving mechanism, and base. The gripper grips an article. The first driving mechanism linearly moves the gripper in at least two directions including a first direction and a second direction intersecting with the first direction. The elastic passiv...
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JUNYA TANAKA
TOKYO
JAPAN
KAZUO WATABE
YOKOHAMA
JAPAN
AKIHITO OGAWA
FUJISAWA
JAPAN
HIDEICHI NAKAMOTO
TOKYO
JAPAN
TAKAFUMI SONOURA
YOKOHAMA
JAPAN
HARUNA ETO
KAWASAKI
JAPAN
Grant Patent
16286764
Filed On: 2/27/2019
11073498
Published On: 7/27/2021
Detection system, detection device, and detection method
According to one embodiment, a detection system of an embodiment includes a sensor configured to detect elastic waves and a determiner. The determiner determines a region where an elastic wave generation source is positioned on the basis of waveform information if the waveform information including a plurality of peak groups related to one elastic wave is included in a detection result of the s...
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TOMOYA FUMIKURA
KANAGAWA
JAPAN
TAKAHIRO OMORI
KANAGAWA
JAPAN
KAZUO WATABE
KANAGAWA
JAPAN
Publication
16286764
Filed On: 2/27/2019
20200018729
Published On: 1/16/2020
DETECTION SYSTEM, DETECTION DEVICE, AND DETECTION METHOD
According to one embodiment, a detection system of an embodiment includes a sensor configured to detect elastic waves and a determiner. The determiner determines a region where an elastic wave generation source is positioned on the basis of waveform information if the waveform information including a plurality of peak groups related to one elastic wave is included in a detection result of the s...
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TOMOYA FUMIKURA
KAWASAKI
JAPAN
TAKAHIRO OMORI
KAWASAKI
JAPAN
KAZUO WATABE
YOKOHAMA
JAPAN
Publication
16284282
Filed On: 2/25/2019
20200080970
Published On: 3/12/2020
DETECTION SYSTEM, DETECTION METHOD, AND SERVER DEVICE
According to one embodiment, a detection system includes a base member, a plurality of sensors, and one or more processors. The plurality of sensors are provided on the base member, and detect an elastic wave from a test object of a plurality of test objects. The elastic wave propagates through a connecting member among a plurality of connecting members that connect the test objects with the ba...
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TAKASHI USUI
SAITAMA
JAPAN
YASUO YOSHII
KAWASAKI
JAPAN
KAZUO WATABE
YOKOHAMA
JAPAN
Grant Patent
16163706
Filed On: 10/18/2018
10444197
Published On: 10/15/2019
Detection system and detection method
According to an embodiment, a detection system includes a plurality of first sensors, a second sensor, a first calculator, and a second calculator. Each of the first sensors is configured to detect an elastic wave generated from a structure, and convert the elastic wave into a detection signal. The second sensor is configured to detect a noise propagating from surroundings, and convert the nois...
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TAKASHI USUI
SAITAMA
JAPAN
KAZUO WATABE
KANAGAWA
JAPAN
Publication
16163706
Filed On: 10/18/2018
20190064118
Published On: 2/28/2019
DETECTION SYSTEM AND DETECTION METHOD
According to an embodiment, a detection system includes a plurality of first sensors, a second sensor, a first calculator, and a second calculator. Each of the first sensors is configured to detect an elastic wave generated from a structure, and convert the elastic wave into a detection signal. The second sensor is configured to detect a noise propagating from surroundings, and convert the nois...
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TAKASHI USUI
SAITAMA
JAPAN
KAZUO WATABE
YOKOHAMA
JAPAN
Publication
16117710
Filed On: 8/30/2018
20190285590
Published On: 9/19/2019
DETECTION SYSTEM, WHEEL, AND DETECTION METHOD
According to an embodiment, a detection system includes a wheel, at least one sensor, a generation unit, and a diagnosis unit. The wheel has an outer edge including an inner wall in which an installation surface is provided. The at least one sensor is installed on the installation surface to detect an elastic wave transmitted from at least one of the wheel and a structure making contact with th...
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JUNKO HIROKAWA
SHINJUKU TOKYO
JAPAN
ENA ISHII
YOKOHAMA KANAGAWA
JAPAN
YASUTAKA ITO
KAWASAKI KANAGAWA
JAPAN
YUKI UEDA
YOKOHAMA KANAGAWA
JAPAN
TAKASHI USUI
SAITAMA SAITAMA
JAPAN
TAKAHIRO OMORI
KAWASAKI KANAGAWA
JAPAN
KAZUO WATABE
YOKOHAMA KANAGAWA
JAPAN
Grant Patent
15918549
Filed On: 3/12/2018
10883919
Published On: 1/5/2021
Structure evaluation system and structure evaluation method
According to one embodiment, a structure evaluation system includes an impact imparting unit, a sensor, and a structure evaluation device. The impact imparting unit applies impacts to a structure. The impact imparting unit applies the impacts at a frequency equal to or less than a frequency determined in accordance with an intensity at which the impacts are imparted. The sensor detects elastic ...
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HIDEFUMI TAKAMINE
SHINAGAWA
JAPAN
KAZUO WATABE
YOKOHAMA
JAPAN
TOMOKI SHIOTANI
KYOTO
JAPAN
TAKAHIRO NISHIDA
KYOTO
JAPAN
Publication
15918549
Filed On: 3/12/2018
20180372580
Published On: 12/27/2018
STRUCTURE EVALUATION SYSTEM AND STRUCTURE EVALUATION METHOD
According to one embodiment, a structure evaluation system includes an impact imparting unit, a sensor, and a structure evaluation device. The impact imparting unit applies impacts to a structure. The impact imparting unit applies the impacts at a frequency equal to or less than a frequency determined in accordance with an intensity at which the impacts are imparted. The sensor detects elastic ...
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HIDEFUMI TAKAMINE
SHINAGAWA
JAPAN
KAZUO WATABE
YOKOHAMA
JAPAN
TOMOKI SHIOTANI
KYOTO
JAPAN
TAKAHIRO NISHIDA
KYOTO
JAPAN
Publication
15916528
Filed On: 3/9/2018
20180266998
Published On: 9/20/2018
SENSOR ADHESION STATE DETERMINATION SYSTEM, SENSOR ADHESION STATE DETERMINATION DEVICE, AND SENSOR ADHESION STATE DETERMINATION METHOD
According to one embodiment, a sensor adhesion state determination system includes a plurality of sensors, a calculator, and a determiner. Each of the plurality of sensors detects elastic waves. The calculator calculates peak frequencies of the elastic waves on the basis of the elastic waves detected by the plurality of sensors. The determiner determines the adhesion state of each of the sensor...
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HIDEFUMI TAKAMINE
SHINAGAWA TOKYO
JAPAN
KAZUO WATABE
YOKOHAMA KANAGAWA
JAPAN
Grant Patent
15916528
Filed On: 3/9/2018
10712318
Published On: 7/14/2020
Sensor adhesion state determination system, sensor adhesion state determination device, and sensor adhesion state determination method
According to one embodiment, a sensor adhesion state determination system includes a plurality of sensors, a calculator, and a determiner. Each of the plurality of sensors detects elastic waves. The calculator calculates peak frequencies of the elastic waves on the basis of the elastic waves detected by the plurality of sensors. The determiner determines the adhesion state of each of the sensor...
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HIDEFUMI TAKAMINE
TOKYO
JAPAN
KAZUO WATABE
YOKOHAMA KANAGAWA
JAPAN
Publication
15763449
Filed On: 6/20/2016
20190050947
Published On: 2/14/2019
AGRICULTURAL FIELD MANAGEMENT SYSTEM
An agricultural field management system includes a map data recording section having a field map layer for recording field map data, a field work data recording section having a machine-type-specific field work layer for recording field work data generated for each work implemented by various kinds of farm work machine on the field, a data management section 60 for executing data management on ...
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HIROYUKI ARAKI
AMAGASAKI-SHI
JAPAN
YASUSHI WATABE
AMAGASAKI-SHI
JAPAN
KAZUO SAKAGUCHI
AMAGASAKI-SHI
JAPAN
KAZUKI AOTA
AMAGASAKI-SHI
JAPAN