Naoki Inaba

Naoki Inaba is Japan’s master puzzlesmith. He has invented over 400 puzzles, and area mazes (menseki meiro) are his greatest hit. He also creates Sudoku for magazines in Japan.


The Original Area Mazes
100 Addictive Puzzles to Solve with Simple Math—and Clever Logic!
by and and
Paperback | $8.95

Area mazes have taken Japan by storm, and it’s easy to see why. Prolific puzzle inventor Naoki Inaba has created a worthy successor to Sudoku: The rules are simple—but getting the answer can take all your creativity. Your quest is … Continue reading