I bought it secondhand and it came with one red die with a devil, a woman, a man, a club, a fan, and a wooden paddle, and each side is numbered. It also came with 6 red chips, 5 yellow chips, and 4 blue chips. Finally it came with what looks like a little metal flat spoon. All of these things came in a small box labeled "Couple Dice".

Does anyone know what this game is called and/or the rules?

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  • Looks like it could be some variation of Tiddlywinks.
    – sirjonsnow
    Aug 21, 2017 at 16:11
  • The drawings look Japanese. I tried searching plausible translations of "couple dice" in Japanese, but came up with nothing. How do these things fit into the box. Could there be parts missing, for example, if the top section holds dice, then there could be 3 dice missing.
    – James K
    Sep 4, 2017 at 19:26
  • It was bought in at a Japanese flea market!
    – Erin
    Jan 29, 2018 at 15:59

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This might be a variant of a Japanese game known as Ohajiki. My understanding is that it was traditionally played with flatten marbles and is similar to tiddlywinks. The spoon and die suggest is might be some variation on the game.

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    Welcome to the site! Do you have images or links to the game to show pieces or it being played? It would help improve your answer.
    – Malco
    Oct 12, 2017 at 15:44

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