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Sensu Hanafuda Playing Cards

Sensu Hanafuda is a floral-themed deck featuring 54-unique, fully custom, beautifully illustrated, poker-sized playing cards. Inspired by the symbolism-rich imagery of traditional hanafuda and the illustrations of Uchiyama Rossetsu (1892).

Sensu Hanafuda is a poker-sized pipless deck that can be used to play your favorite hanafuda games.

Printed on Classic Finish, a premium playing card stock with a linen finish, by Expert Playing Card Company (EPCC). Embossed linen-feel tuck.

Sensu Hanafuda Playing Cards Deck | First Edition | Limited

$20.00

Availability: In stock

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  • 54 uniquely illustrated cards
  • All original artwork by Antonietta
  • Hanafuda format (48 cards + 6 Jokers)
  • Standard Poker Size (2.5″ x 3.5″) (63mm x 88mm)
  • Printed in Taiwan by Expert Playing Card Company (EPCC)
  • Super smooth ‘Diamond-Cut’ edges
  • Embossed linen-feel tuck
  • Classic Finish (premium playing card stock with linen finish)
  • First edition – limited print quantity of 1000

 

This project was successfully funded on Kickstarter with the support of our amazing backers!

Hanafuda (known in Korea as ‘Hwatu’) are pipless, symbolism-rich, floral-themed playing cards that are popular in Japan, Korea, and Hawaii.

Hanafuda decks have 12 suits. Each suit is represented by a month of the year (e.g. June) and each month is represented by a flower (e.g. peony).

Hanafuda can be used to play numerous games, including traditional classics such as Koi-Koi, Hachi-Hachi (88), Go-Stop, and many many more.

Hanafuda are typically smaller and thicker than Western playing cards, however, our deck uses standard poker-sized cards so you can enjoy the rich detailed art.

Want to learn how to play more hanafuda games?
Check out Hanafuda Games, our comprehensive 37-game, 236-page, color rulebook.

Hanami Edition: Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and Apple Books.

Sensu Edition: Amazon & Barnes & Noble

Note: Both the Sensu and Hanami editions of the Hanafuda Games rulebook have the same text content.
Note: Yes, these cards can be used to play all of the games in our Hanafuda Games rulebook.

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