Published on March 24th,2010 at 5:08 PM
By >Daimaou - G.G-B

Save Money the Good old Fashion way with Bandai Dagashiya Piggy Bank

Save Money the Good all Fashion way with Bandai Dagashiya Piggy Bank

Extremely popular among Japanese Kid, the Dagashiya was some kind of Pachinko for kids often located in front the ancestor of the Japanese convenient store and more precisely old style Okashiya (a Store where you buy cheap snacks). Like a Pachinko, you are playing money to win something in return… And you are in fact literally playing money here.
The goal of this game is to let a coin fall down from the Top of the Dagashiya into a small area at the bottom of the board while avoiding any traps (holes) on your way day by simply moving the panels that your coin is rolling in… Once you reach your goal you win an “Atari” some kind of medal that you will exchange with snacks, candies or cookies in the Store that ones the Dagashiya.
Falling into one of the many traps of the Dagashiya it is game over.

Here Bandai decided to used the good all Dagashiya Game and transform it into a Piggy Bank where money that you saved can only be available to you if you succeed to get your Dagashiya Atari… A fun way to save money!

More on the Dagashiya Games here on Wikipedia (Japanese) and if you are interested in this piece of Japanese History, you can go and check here to pre-order yours now !

Via Bandai
Category Toy
              
Save Money the Good old Fashion way with Bandai Dagashiya Piggy BankSave Money the Good old Fashion way with Bandai Dagashiya Piggy Bank
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