Michio Shirakwa (白川七段 Shirakawa Michio) a.k.a. Shirakawa Sensei (白川先生) - A 7-dan Go player and the community Go leader. He was mentored by Morishita. A member of Morishita's study group and a community go teacher.
He is a gentle and easy-going teacher.
Shirakawa first appear where he teaches a go class at a community center where Hikaru attend.
Internet Go Arc
He has a real-life "Avatar". Ishikura Noboru says in one of his books that this character was based on him.
|Main Character||Hikaru Shindo • Fujiwara no Sai • Akira Toya • Koyo Toya|
|Other Character||Akari Fujisaki • Kimihiro Tsutsui • Tetsuo Kaga • Yuki Mitani • Kumiko Tsuda • Natsume • Masako Kaneko • Hitoshi Koike • Seiji Ogata • Kaoru Kishimoto • Yuri Hideka • Yoshitaka Waya • Yuta Fukui • Shinichiro Isumi • Asumi Nase • Kosuke Ochi • Toshinori Honda • Tatsuhiko Kadowaki • Shigeo Morishita • Kuwabara • Zama • Harumi Ichikawa • Mitsuko Shindo • Michio Shirakawa • Suyong Hong • Atsushi Kurata • Yongha Ko • Kiyoharu Yashiro|