The women of traditional Japan, and the pleasure quaters played a number of games to entertain themselves, and their clients. One such game involed a target on a stand, and throwing fans. As I understand it, the objective of the game is to craete different designs and visual wonders with how your fan lands in reference to the stand. This game is known as Tosenkyo.

I just recently discovered it is still around, and even for sale. As such, here are a few photos of the modern game and even links to provide you with more info. Given how expensive the game is, I doubt I will buy one so much as try and recreate it. The game does look easy enough to recreate.

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