On February 13 Founder of nanbudo Doshu Soke Yoshinao Nanbu celebrates his 75th birthday. International nanbudo federation wishes him good health and a lot many more years of shaping nanbudo martial art sport for the future. One of the last Samurais born during the World War II, whose role in spreading karate around the world is tremendous, Yoshinao Nanbu has obliged us to nurture and develop his martial art sport which this year celebrates 40th aniversary and provide a sustainable future for it. Further, INF wishes the Founder to use his wisdom and helps uniting of nanbudo organizations worldwide. Awarness among the leaders of nanbudo organizations around the world who recognize the crucial moment in this process should start “pulling the same train” into the bright nanbudo future and help the Doshu Soke to accomplish this task.