unknown / size (cm) 39v x 53w
This sugoroku is donated by Mr Morinaga
Takuro, a supporter of our museum.
Mr. Morinaga is the chief researcher of a think-tank company,
Sanwa Sogo Institute, and an economist. He is also well
known as a commentator on the "News Station" program on
On the other hand, he himself is a great collector. For
example, more than 10 thousand mini-cars, name cards of
well know people, cola cans and bottles, goods of broadcast
stations, various figures, premiums of hamburger, straps
and so on. I'm afraid that I can not stop helping him in
Please pay a visit to his HP（URL:http://www.ccn.ne.jp/~morinaga/）
,it surely won't fail in amusing you.
By the way, this sugoroku was found by himself at the antique
market of Togo shrine in Tokyo. He handed it to me quietly
at a research meeting(!?). According to him, "It might be
a sugoroku made in Showa 30's. Such a character sugoroku
like this surely will make value in the mean time"・・・ but
in vain it must be a product of 1970's, or more precisely
of Showa 45-47th.
There is a picture where a rocket and
landing vehicle on the moon are just docking, they doubtlessly
are the CSM (Command and Service Module) and LM (Lunar Module)
of Apollo 11 (1969, Showa 44th). There is also a picture
of the spaceship's reentering into Earth's atmosphere in
Although the picture's perfection are not high enough, it
provides an excitement with drawings of Apollo mechanism
to the boys at that time, whereas I myself was in the 2nd
grade of junior high school. On the other hand, there appear
octopus Martian and dubious aliens as well, such nonsense
is also beloved. It might be printed in small printer in
Nagoya for the sake of cheap sweets shops. Its goal is the
astronaut wondering at the encounter with aliens.