Harada Minoru (原田実, born 1936) is one of Japan's top amateur players. Winner of the 2008 Okura Prize
Harada uses the Western-order form of his name, with the family name after the given name (Minoru Harada), in the English-language pages of his website. Most members of the Anglophone Go community refer to him in the Japanese-order, with the given name after the family name (Harada Minoru).
Harada was born in Kagoshima in 1936 and began playing go at age 12. Since April 1996, Harada has composed and placed on his website, two tsumego problems each week. New problems are posted on Monday along with the answers to the previous Monday's problems.
- All Japan Amateur Honinbo -- 1961, 1963, 1964, 1968, 1989, 1997, 2003
- All Japan Amateur Meijin -- 1964, 1965, 1986, 1988
- All Japan Students Champion -- 1958, 1959
- Kagoshima Honinbo 1952