A terrific deck of cards made by Nintendo c.1979 with original designs on every card showing the Ainu, the indigenous people of Japan.
Suntory Akadama Honey Wine playing cards manufactured by Nintendo, Japan, c.1970.
After Mekuri games such as Unsun Karuta and Tenshô Karuta were banned by the authorities, especially if played with foreign cards, their appearance was disguised.
History meets pop culture in a 36-card set that pays tribute to Lenormand's legacy and the colourful world of 1980s Japanese-style comics.
Whisky advertising playing cards manufactured by Nintendo Playing Cards Co Ltd for Dodwell & Co., 1960s.
Standard international pattern playing cards made in occupied Japan, c.1950.
This set of cards published by DP Group Ltd (Japan) allows the performer to create different fans
DRRR!!, short for Durarara!!, is an anime adaptation of a Japanese light novel written by Ryohgo Narita.
Colourful advertising pack for Fujitsu Limited, reminiscent of the flower power/psychedelic era.
Glico Almond Chocolate playing cards with designs by Izumi Tamai, produced by Nintendo, Japan.