List of Traditional Games for ChildrenAyatoriBeigomaBīdamaDarumasan gakorondaFukuwaraiHana Ichi MonmeHanetsukiKagome KagomeKakurenboKankeriKendamaKen Ken PaNawatobiOhajikiOnigokkoOshikura ManjūOtedama
OhajikiThis is generally considered a girls game. Players take turns flicking small,coin-shaped pieces called ohajiki with their fingers, to hit other pieces. In theold days, they used pebbles, or pieces from another game, go. Today, thepieces are usually made of glass. When playing, make a circle with your thumband index finger (or middle finger), then flick one piece with your thumb.
KendamaA kendama is a wooden toy known all over the world. Records show that thegame came to Japan from China about 200 years ago. A number of skills arerequired. Flick the ball up so that it lands in the smallest cup, then the largest,then the medium-sized one, in that order. Then toss the ball so that its holeslides over the pointed tip. Next, see who can do this the fastest. To make iteven more challenging, hold the ball with the hole facing up, then pitch thehandle into the air and make the pointed end land in the hole. Adults also likethe game, some so much that they join kendama clubs.
List of Traditional Board GamesGoIrenseiRenjuShogiSugorokuSugorokuNinuki-renju
ShogiShogi (将棋 shōgi?, generals chess) (pron.: /ˈʃoʊɡiː/), alsoknown as Japanese chess, is a two-player strategy boardgame in the same family as Western chess, chaturanga,makruk, shatranj and xiangqi, and is the most popular of afamily of chess variants native to Japan. Shōgi meansgenerals (shō 将) board game (gi 棋). Fun Fact: there is aJdrama about Shogi. its name is Hachi One Diver.
List of Traditional Card GamesButa no shippoDaifugōHanafudaKarutaMenkoOicho-kabuTwo-ten-jack (Tsū-ten-jakku)Uta-garuta - a kind of karuta
HanafudaHanafuda (花札?) are playing cards of Japanese origin thatare used to play a number of games. The name literallytranslates as "flower cards." The name also refers togames played with those cards. theres an Anime Movieabout Hanafuda called Summer Wars.
SudokuSudoku (数独 sūdoku?, すうどく) i/suːˈdoʊkuː/, originallycalled Number Place, is a logic-based, combinatorialnumber-placement puzzle. The objective is to fill a 9×9 gridwith digits so that each column, each row, and each of thenine 3×3 sub-grids that compose the grid (also called"boxes", "blocks", "regions", or "sub-squares") contains allof the digits from 1 to 9. The puzzle setter provides apartially completed grid, which typically has a uniquesolution.