Menko Boys Zine
Menko Boys Zine

Menko Boys Zine

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Menko Boys Zine

70 pages, 7 x 11", Paperback

Published x Topsafe / Wrong Culture Editions

 

Menko, also known as Bettan or Patchin, is a Japanese card game played by two or more players.  It is also known as the type of cards used to play this game.  

Menko has been popular since the Edo period.  They were originally known as men'uchi and were made with putting clay in molds which were then baked.

The pictures on these cards reflect the popular culture of their time, and Menko cards from the past reflect important information about their era.