Hanafuda (‘Thousand-year Cherry Blossom’)

千代桜, ‘Chiyozakura’

Release: 2023

Manufacturer: Nintendo Playing Card Co., Ltd.

Chiyozakura ( 千代桜 ) meaning “Thousand-year Cherry Blossom” is an entry-level hanafuda set from Nintendo. Similar to the Miyako no Hana deck ( 都の花, “Capital Flowers”), Nintendo also markets this version in alternative packaging as seen here. It’s usually found in convenience stores throughout Japan rather than online.

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