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ORU Magazine 9

Published:
1995 by Sojusha
Pages:
160
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
Japanese

Skill Level Simple to complex
Clear diagrams? Yes
Tinted diagrams (to show 2 sides of paper)? Yes
Photos of completed models? Yes
Is there indication to the model size resulting from size of starting paper? No
Are the models "Pure" origami (From a single square - no cuts)? Varies

Overall Impression

ORU are a set of 16 large-format commercial magazines published between 1993-1997. They all contain many articles about design, designers and tehniques, alongside beautiful photos, with many diagrams in the back.

Articles

Tomoko Fuse makes her paper and folds boxes and "Hana"
Action folds
A contest of ballistic origami and jumping frogs
Jeremy Shafer's work
Children's action folds
Insects - super complex with lots of great photos 
Jose Krooshoop's work
Eiji Tsuchito's work
Yoshihisha Kimura's work
Chris K. Palmer's tessellations - with stunning photos!
Toshinori Tanaka's work
Origamics (what is it about?)
A religious ceremony
Yoshizawa's frogs
Noshi
Geometric shapes using cuts in the paper
Weaving patterns
Folding from pearly and tie-dyed like papers
Folding from leaves
More that I can't figure out?

There are 24 Origami Designs in ORU Magazine 9:

Design Designer Page Details Photo

Show only designs with photos
Monkey climbing a mountain

Toys

Traditional28Square
With cuts
Glove

Clothes

Traditional29Rectangle - A size
Horse - acrobat

Mammals - Equidae - Horses and Donkeys

Traditional29Square
With cuts

Also in Action Origami by Tomoko Fuse
Also in BOS Magazine 123
Also in Doctor's Origami Dream Book by Toshikazu Kawasaki
Also in NOA Kessakusen 3
Also in NOA Kessakusen 4
Also in NOA Magazine 168
Also in Origami for Harmony and Happiness by Steve and Megumi Biddle
and in other sources...
Origami Horse - acrobat by Traditional on giladorigami.com
Folded by Lou Pearson
Frog

Amphibians

Akira Yoshizawa84Square
Frog

Amphibians

Akira Yoshizawa84Square
Frog

Amphibians

Akira Yoshizawa85Square
Leaf

Flora - Trees and Plants

Akira Yoshizawa85Square
Lady box

Boxes and Containers

Jose Meeusen (Krooshoop)123Square
Cat

Mammals - Felidae - Cats

Eiji Tsuchito126Square
2 units
Origami Cat by Eiji Tsuchito Folded from 2 squares of Duo origami paper by Gilad Aharoni on giladorigami.com
Anthurium

Flora - Flowers

Tomoko Tanaka129Square
Multiple units
Ball decoration (18 octagon)

Geometric and other shapes

Nakano Mitsue131Octagon
18 units
Flasher

Toys - Action Models

Jeremy Shafer133Square
Butterfly ball

Toys - Action Models

Kenneth Kawamura135Square
12 units
Magic hand

Toys - Action Models

Seiji Nishikawa137Square
3 units
Frog - munching

Amphibians

Teruo Tsuji139Square
Whistle

Toys - Noisemaking

Masatsugu Tsutsumi141Square
Spinner

Toys - Action Models

Taichiro Hasegawa143Square
Geometric shape (110 p.)

Geometric and other shapes

Hon-Iden Naomi144Square
Multiple units
Boat, jumping frog, flapping bird

Toys

Traditional147Square
Cicada

Insects

Makoto Yamaguchi149Square
Pigeon

Birds - Columbiformes - Pigeons

Itou Man'you152Square
Deformation soccer ball (30 p.)

Geometric and other shapes

Tomoko Fuse155Square
30 units
Vase - HANA

Boxes and Containers

Tomoko Fuse157Square
Gorilla mask

Mammals - Primates - Gorillas

Miyashita Atsushi159Square

Also in Essential Origami by Steve and Megumi Biddle
Also in NOA Magazine 168
Origami Gorilla mask by Miyashita Atsushi on giladorigami.com
Folded by Lou Pearson