Kakusei was a Japanese quickplay tournament.
Unlike other tournaments where the winner is decided in the final (games), this one was organized as a 5-player round robin until 1986.
Was discontinued after 2002 as well as Women's Kakusei.
|4th||1982||Cho Chikun||Hashimoto Shoji|
|8th||1986||Kato Masao||Otake Hideo|
|9th||1987||Otake Hideo||Kobayashi Koichi|
|10th||1988||Otake Hideo||Takagi Shoichi|
|11th||1989||O Rissei||Hashimoto Shoji|
|12th||1990||Kataoka Satoshi||O Rissei|
|13th||1991||Takemiya Masaki||Otake Hideo|
|14th||1992||Rin Kaiho||Otake Hideo|
|15th||1993||O Rissei||Kato Masao|
|16th||1994||Kobayashi Koichi||Cho Chikun|
|17th||1995||Kato Masao||Cho Chikun|
|18th||1996||Kato Masao||Kobayashi Satoru|
|19th||1997||Kobayashi Koichi||Kato Masao|
|20th||1998||Rin Kaiho||Kato Masao|
|21st||1999||O Rissei||Kato Masao|
|22nd||2000||O Rissei||Hikosaka Naoto|
|23rd||2001||Kobayashi Koichi||Yoda Norimoto|
|24th||2002||Yoda Norimoto||Kobayashi Koichi|
|25th||2003||Yuki Satoshi||Hane Naoki|