List of Japanese organizations

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The following is a list of organizations in Japan, pertaining to Japanese mahjong. As of October 2018, there are 1822 professionals among the Big Five organizations promoting modern riichi mahjong (not counting 101), up from about 1393 in October 2017.

Organization Kanji Inception 2017 2018 2020
Japan Professional Mahjong League 日本プロ麻雀連盟 1981 569 610 676
Mahjong Union* 麻将連合 1997 (approx.) 53 70 74
Nihon Pro Mahjong Kyoukai 「日本プロ麻雀協会」 2001 (2010) 344 382 461
Real Mahjong Unit* RMU 2007 54 57 64
Saikouisen Nihon Pro Mahjong 最高位戦日本プロ麻雀協会 1976 383 409 547
101 Kyougi Renmei 「101競技連盟」 1982 (23) ___ ___
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Note: An asterisk denotes that there is a difference in member status, not all members are considered "pros".

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