Thursday, May 26, 2016

Monopoly for Japan


As you know, Monopoly is one of the board game that was born in the United States of America in the early 20th century and has a lover in the world.


The monopoly is sold in each country.


In Japan, Hanayama Toy (existing Hanayama) released a monopoly for the first time in 1965.


And now, Tommy (existing TAKARA TOMY) sells it.


The normal Japanese edition monopoly is the thing which just translated the place name of the original Atlantic City version into Japanese, but there is also the monopoly of the local version as well as it.


For example, “Monopoly Japan” has the place name of “Ginza” or “Umeda” and the place name of “Young Monopoly” is “Akasaka” or “Shinjuku”.


Furthermore, Odaiba, Roppongi hills, Akita, Oosaka, Yokohama Aizu versions, and others have been released.


The newest Monopoly for Japanese version features the theme of Japanese industrial arts and is "the Japanese industrial arts version Monopoly" that included a work and the history, charm abundantly.


It is pleasant to try various kinds of Monopoly.