Yuudai Maehara 9 Dan held on to Japan Professional Mahjong League's highest title for the 2nd year. Yuudai has won the Hououisen four times (1995, 2008, 2016, 2017) and shares the record of winning the Hououisen the most times with the late Mitsuru Andou-pro.

Yuudai Maehara +53.1P
Hiro Shibata +43.1P
Naoki Setokuma ▲45.5P
Koutarou Uchikawa ▲51.8P

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