Daruma otoshi toy (daruma Otoshi - だるま落とし)

Daruma otoshi is a traditional Japanese game of skill made of a pile of circular wooden blocks with on top the head of Daruma, a famous Zen monk. The aim of the game is to remove the bottom block with a wooden hammer leaving the remaining pile in place. The game ends when all the blocks have been removed that way or if the pile tumbles down.


Daluma otoshi
Daluma otoshi sold in a shop [source]




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