Karuta, hanafuda, hyakunin isshu, shogi and sugoroku… These are traditional Japanese games.
In addition to these Japanese games, “Okuno Karuta-ten” also deals in other indoor games like common playing cards, tarot cards and mahjong tiles.
As many as 800 kinds of games can be found at the shop!
They have a wide variety of merchandise from karuta for kids to learn Japanese expressions, vocabulary and kanji to antique hand-written hyakunin isshu, which is said to have belonged to Date Domain in Edo Period, and ornamental cards pasted piece by piece with designs made by a woodblock printmaker, Takumi Itow.