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Uta-garuta

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Uta garuta 歌ガルタ by AIU students

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KARUTA- Japanese card game/ Borderless-Tokyo sharehouse party.

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Japanese tradittional card game Hyakunin Isshu For Nintendo

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Games of oriental origin

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Jeux d'origine orientale

Uta-garuta are a kind of karuta, Japanese traditional playing cards. A set of uta-garuta contains 100 cards, with a waka poem written on each. Uta-garuta is also the name of the game in which the deck is used. The standard collection of poems used is the Hyakunin Isshu, chosen by poet Fujiwara no Teika in the Heian period, which is often also used as the name of the game. The game is played mostly on Japanese New Year holidays.
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