World´s first Karuta using poetry written in English!
This game is an English version of the Japanese poetry game called Karuta, using carefully selected English, American, Irish and Scottish poetry quotations. These 100 poems were written from 1340-2015. Some of the poets included in this edition are Marlowe, Shakespeare, Herrick, Keats, Byron, Blake, Tennyson, Whitman, Houseman, HD, Moore, Frost, Eliot, Dickinson, Plath, Bishop, Heaney, Merwin, Dove and Hirshfield. Editor in Chief: Christopher Matthews, Aya Feurst Hasegawa
This karuta does not use the translation of the original Japanese Hyakuninisshu poems.
Karuta is a game about listening and finding FAST what you are listening to in the cards you will pick. To begin, a reader is chosen or a reader app will be used to read the poetry quotes on the reading cards aloud. Players listen and search for the playing card with the second part of the quote being read aloud. Grab the correct cards FAST before the others do in order to win! Known as an intellectual martial arts game in Japan. The cards have famous poetry quotes on them but no prior knowledge is needed!
This complete version of the classic and modern poems written in English contains 100 reading cards, 100 playing cards and a poetry book (instructions, rules, history of the game and the 100 poetry quotes in its original form ).
Tip: Download the free reader app available on Apple App StoreEnjoy listening to the reader Myrra Malmberg. The poems on the reading cards are read by actress and singer Myrra Malmberg.This app serves as the reader when you want to practice or when everybody wants to play. Especially if you are only two persons, this app will allow both persons to play the game. The iOS app is free!
iOS app: Ogoola Karuta EN 100
Android: Karuta English Ogoola : this app is under construction for updates. Meanwhile, you can use the recordings on Spotify (cards 1-75 only due to copyright) or send us an email for the audio recordings. We can send you the audio files of all the cards 1-100 via email.
12cm x 17cm x 4,5cm 590g (netto gramm)
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