Yuu Asaka – Famous Japanese Jigsaw Puzzle Designer

About Yuu Asaka

Yuu Asaka Puzzles

Born in Takasaki, Japan, Asaka Yuu entered Akita University and Majored in Art.

During his third year he decided to make a jigsaw puzzle as a part of an assignment. He wanted to play on the unspoken assumptions and rules that created by people and thus created a great jigsaw puzzles that needed an “out of the box thinking” to be solved.

He is a creator of Jigsaw Puzzle 29 — the piece that won a “Honorable Mention” award at Nob Yoshigahara Puzzle Design Competition 2018.

After that, he went on to create a whole line up of jigsaw puzzles called “Play Time” including Wave 7 and Ice 9.

We have reviewed all those puzzle in one big article so do not hesitate to take a look and learn more below.

Yuu Asaka Puzzles


Jigsaw puzzle 29

Jigsaw Puzzle 29


Jigsaw Puzzle 19


Ice Puzzle 9 jigsaw

Ice Puzzle 9


Wave Puzzle 7


Wave Puzzle 7


Yuu Asaka Oleo 10 Jigsaw Puzzle

Oleo 10 Puzzle

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