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Whilst Training a Mainstay in Japan of Our World Legends… there are Other Ways. Of using up Your Times and Places therein and thereof. 7 Pastimes. Herein. Games. Some on Tables. Some in the Real. Those that Shiro found whilst Training with Ninja. Those… i even Played. At least Once. Some… even Taught a Lesson. Others not so much. Still,.. Ways fun to be had. The 7 Ways.


Training and Living in Japan whilst Studying the Ways

Martial thereof and therein. Means such Times and Places

at hand is

spent… therein and thereof also. Also such


Pastimes and such Games in a different Country… are different

Ways as well. Well as some things, stay the same. By


Going Japanese.

Gaming Japanese…

becomes a necessity for Students of Other Lands. Herein. What

to do. When

Times and Places require no rush. In Japan that is.


That i, Shiro did Play. At least Once. Learn also. Also

quite some fun in deed indeed. Therein and thereof as well.



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Herein. Now. The


7 Ways.

In no particular Ways of Order. ‘Cept

Alphabetical therein. As Below.


  • Abacus.
  • Anime/Cosplay.
  • Ball and Racket.
  • Checkers/Dice.
  • Final Fantasy.
  • Hanafuda.
  • Origami.


Game Time…



To wit. To Count that is.

In a different Ways. The Number Ways.


Herein. To start off as well. Well as

known ’tis not technically a Game. Still and lots

though was Maths Fun. Learning this Device and associated Skills.


Many Online Refs have Videos explaining. The How ’tis done.


The Abacus counts back longways into Our World. Legends

from Greece. Of Yore. Abax the nomen thereof derived. Derived

from the Counting Board Abax so called. In Yore that is. Afore.


Such Styluses, Counting Boards, Tables and Line Devices are found in

many of the Early Civilisations. Functions obvious

when dealing especially with those large numbers.


A Fun yet Learning Device. Counting

the Ways.


In deed indeed.




Dressing Up, Acting, Theater, Role-Play.

Portrayal of Images and Emotions that enthrall.

Ways of Playing. Other Peoples Ways. To


Entertain. Many. Many

as such. Herein. Images that speak such Words

and Ways. Games of Legend and Yore. That is in deed.


Below. A Slide-show. Will explain. Those Ways.


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Martial Methods and Other Ways Japanese such as Ninpo, Kabuki

and Noh Theater stress the importance and Historicity of such

and these Skills. Skills

that behind the scenes per se enhance Our Imagination and even


round out Our Personality. In Japan i, Shiro was exposed to. Two

such Ways. That of the Ninja and that too. The Harajuku Road Ways.

Of Yoyogi Park that is. Japan. Still. On the Weekends.


Every Sunday. Entertainment. Games Galore in

Our World. Legends. Therein. As well. Below.



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Ball and Racket

Games of Skill with Ball, Racket, Juggling Type Sports

go back. Back

in Times and Places. Of Yore. All

over Our World. Legends

tell of such in Times and Places afore. Now,.. such nomens

as. Belows.


Badminton/Table Tennis/Juggling/FootVolley… So named

and so

on. So forth. Forth to


which was then;

in such as Olden

China, Greece, Europe, India, Japan and even more. More


than just a Children’s Game… though many indeed



enjoy such in deed. Adults, Adepts, Experts and Pro’s. All

can enjoy this and these game of hits around it seems.

Variations also include Squash, Hand-Ball, Volley-Ball and more.

Adaptations easy for Beach, Parks, Back-yards.


Equipment usually cheap and readily available.

Ways fun with Friends and Crowds.

Mix n Match Rules to suit Place or Peoples Skill sets.


Ways fun in deed. Indeed


aiding Fitness, Coordination and Timing whilst channeling Sports

Strategies shows such Games are great Add-ons. Adding

to One’s Skills. Sport, Social and so forth and so on.


‘Cept when… Nature calls. Herein.

As Below.


Your… serve.

‘Tis so and seems.?.




Board or Table Games of Skill, Strategy, Tactics… and Chance

as well. Well as



some may even outcome Gamble thereof. There on Board

or Tabled checked thereupon it seems. As above. Just Go.


In many Ways… is War. Replayed. With lil’ Buttons. Buttons

that resemble Lollies or Lozenges. Look-a-likes

perhaps and perchance as well. As well,


but Buttons they be. Unflavored. Take

it from me, I, Shiro. Who knows.


Of such Ways and things. Mints…

they be NOT. Indeed. In deed. Been

there. Tried. Done that deed indeed.


No fresh breathe flavour therein. Thereof either.


Just Strategies, Plans and those o so rolling

Dreams. All


ready to… GO. As below.



The above Images Two are of a Game Version in and of Japan.


As with such as Checkers and Chess. The Aim is to Control

the Board Territory. Black has the First Move. Therein.


Then alternate thereof. Stones sit then and thus still.

On Board that is.

Are set in Place ’till captured and removed.


Some 361 Buttons can take their part. And Place thereupon.

Strategies can involve many linked moves to effect. Victory

achieved by larger Territorial Control at this Games End.


Dice and Board Games are notable Pastimes. With many Our World

variations. Local as well. Get Your Game on indeed. In deed. Just…




Play. Games On. Get Game.




Final Fantasy

Computer Gaming.


Computer Gaming is Modern Tech’s contribution to this gamey


One can spend…

much Times and Places Gaming so. Also much Cash.


A huge variety of choices of Game Types as well. Well as

Instructional, Musical, Learning and combinations of Themes.


Gaming Experts mold their Computers to screen

only this One Thing. Games

that is. Cash spent…

can be High in deed indeed therein it seems.


The Title herein is an i, Shiro… Game of choice.

The Final Fantasy Series that is in deed.


An epic and wide faring RPG styled event.



Characters and Gameplay evolve and adapt as one

enters this Game and Series depths. Epic

and far-reaching Tales.


Accompany and help the immersion of Imagination. Images

and additional Gameplay oft included in several Ways. Extra


Dungeons and Powers to be had and got. Visuals


are usually stunning and melodramatic.

Some of the Higher Levels/Challenges…

are very challenging to Ones Skills therein. A particular fav.

of Our World Legends and Figures usage therein as well. Well as



a Hero, Goddess and God are thereof and therein presented

for use…

once defeated that is. In Games of Battle epic thus fought. And

Won. Against All Odds. Against even…


The Gods. Game. Set and Match…

can be hard fought and won. Well gamed.


Therein. The Final Fantasy. Indeed.



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Card Gaming and Nature combine. Therein.

Natural Scenery depictions background these Cards. Images.

Above, Belows.




Nomen Translates: Flower Cards.


History within Our World Legends indicate too. That

a current Multi-national Gaming and Electronics Giant.



Began Life. With a pack of Hanafuda. Cards.

In 1889. Of Yore.

Big… deal in deed.


48 Cards.

12 Suits (Months).

1 Flower Type per Month/Suit.


Thick, cardboardy construct.

Approx. 1/3 Size of Western Playing Cards.


A Set of 4. For Each Month.


Of Yore, in the mid 1500’s Portuguese Missionaries

such as Francis Xavier visited. Japan. Crew Members

of such were avid somewhat voracious Card Players. Players

too, soon enough the Japanese of then. Became. Just as. Avid.


Many Packs/Styles were banned by such and the then Govt. all

due to Gambling effects and so affected. Therein.


Over such Times and Places the Game has become more. Social.

Several Game Variants and Ways. Ways of the Flowers


therein. To begin. With January… and on. Pine Cone,

Plum Blossom, Cherry Blossom,

Wisteria, Iris, Peony, Bush Clover, Silver Grass,

Chrysanthemum, Maple Leaf,

Willow and Paulownia then in December.


A detailed Flowery History and sweet accounts. Therein.

Get Your. Game On.


Well Play and Good Luck. With that. That Done. Now

to fold on and into.




Paper Folding Arts.


Personally, i, Shiro is. Not an easy Folder.


Not goods. At All. No gold Star therein.



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Though this may seem the easiest in Physical Terms. Physically

getting good results take a lil’ Times. Tries as well. Well as

promoting Dexterity, Paper Sales, Patience. Not the Card Games

Ones. That is.


After the Invention of Paper. Someone started folding. That

unfolded early on in Our World. Legends record these

arty acts as

Orikata. The… Folding of Shapes.


Origami. The… Folding of Paper.

New name. Olden Art.


Mod. and Real nomen now: Origami.


Origami Tsuki: Certificate Type.

Origami Noshi: Good Fortune Type.


Many Early Folders were of the Priestly, Noble, Upper type

and Technical Classes in Society. ‘Cos basically. They could

afford to. To

over Times and Places to be come to be used as

Decorative, Artistic, Architectural Public Display Pieces.



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Easily adapted to enhance Teachings and Education. Within

such Fields of Study as Mathematics, Geometry and Other

Ways of using Numbers and Shapes to Teach. Concepts. Thereof.


Searching and laying out the History in Japan. A first

Literary mention appears the 1797 Thousand Crane Folding :

Sembazuru Orikata of Akisato Rito.


Much so writ on Traditional Significance, Cultural Aspects as well

as the Traditional Folding Ways and Methods. Discussed. Therein.



A later combo effort by Japanese Master Yoshizawa Akira

and American

Sam Randlett developed and promoted a Defined Or Standard

of Use

for the Current Origami Diagram/Drawing/Symbols.


Several Artistic Methods include enhancement by Back-Coating,

Laminating and Wet Folding which so enable production of Pieces

for other Arts and Ways such as Puppetry, Diorama Displays

and Sculpted almost 3-D Types. These additions over Times

and Places


ensure a Living Art that continues to Grow and Explore

Tech., Methods

other Ways of Artistic Expression. To join.


The fold.




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A Favored or a Unique One You May Know.


Game on…



Our World Legends. Be One.

Stay Game.

Do the Works.


Live those Dreams.

Let Them unfold.


Simply Play.


A Cat’s Tale running out. A Samurai Saver. Herein.




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Elephantine Arts of Self-Defence. Martial. Of Yore.


Please Feel Free and If So Inclined To Contact/Comment:..

i, Shiro that is.

With Any Thoughts, Hints, Tips and Dreams.

If A Particular Legendary Theme or Our World Legends. Is

A Desire.


To Be So Writ. Herein.



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