In Memory of Akifumi Otani
Akifumi Otani, a 777 couple, who has been an adviser of the Unification Thought Institute of Japan ascended on April 18, 2019 at 76 years old.
Mr. Otani was born in Tottori, Japan in 1942. After graduation with a Ph.D. from the Department of Engineering at Tokyo University Graduate School, he joined the Unification Movement. He was actively engaged in the Unification Movement as a member of the Kagoshima Church and CARP. Since 1976, he was assigned to the Unification Thought Institute of Japan. Since then, he served as Vice-President of UTI of Japan under the guidance of Dr. Sang Hun Lee.
In 1970, he was Blessed in marriage with Yoshiko Otani as a 777 couple. The couple gave birth to one son and three daughters.
■ Kikan (Returning) Ceremony: April 23 at 7:00 PM
■ Seonghwa Ceremony: April 24 at 10:00 AM
■ Location: Shinjuku Church, 3-44-2 Takadanobaba, Shinjuku-Ku, Tokyo