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Update #21

Crazy history: Nintendo's own Ukiyo-e Roots

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THIS IS AMAZING!

The Nintendo company started over a hundred years ago, printing Western face cards and Japanese hanafuda cards.  Seeing this, Ukiyo-e Heroes feels even more legitimized.  :)

Check out these ukiyo-e style cards, made by Nintendo!

http://nintendo.wikia.com/wiki/Ukiyo-E_playing_cards

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      Creator Danny Wilson on August 26, 2012

      Wow. Finally know a bit about the deck I bought at a garage sale. Though in a plastic box by "Ace Playing Cards" and "Ukiyo-e", it has some of the images in the deck you linked to. Interesting! Thanks.

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      Creator Tieg Zaharia on August 25, 2012

      すげい! I think they have some of those on display at NintendoWorld in NYC (with some other cool Nintendo memorabilia).

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      Creator Rachel Teng on August 25, 2012

      That is so cool!

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      Creator Joshua Swanson on August 25, 2012

      check out the Nintendo Hanafuda cards Club Nintendo edition

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      Creator Lauren Ellis on August 25, 2012

      Oh cool!

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