... a traditional & educational card game of 100 poems
These cards are basically a poetry anthology (the Hyakunin Isshu, or 百人一首), transposed onto cards. The anthology, or the complete set, consists of a hundred short poems of five lines, called Waka (和歌). The set actually consists of a pair of decks, the Yomifuda and Torifuda. The Yomifuda bear the text of the poem, and an image of the poet who composed it. The Torifuda by contrast only carry the last two lines of the poem. Both decks consist of a hundred cards, so in total there are 200 cards in a whole set. •
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