Anne Robinson, Karen Saxby
An introduction to the ancient Japanese pastime of juggling games, this book shows how to make and play with the distinctive toys associated with traditional otedama. Forty-five distinctive shapes, animals and fruits are presented, with easy-to-follow instructions on how to make them. Step-by-step photographs then teach the reader a variety of juggling styles, ranging from beginner to advanced levels. Produced by the Japan Otedama Society, this an authorative guide to an ancient craft and game, previously unavailable outside of Japan.