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 Alex Bellos Naoki Inaba Ryoichi Murakami
Paperback | $8.95

Once you match wits with area mazes, you’ll be hooked! Your quest is to navigate a network of rectangles to find a missing value. Just Remember: Area = length × width Use spatial reasoning to find helpful relationships Whole numbers … Continue reading