commentary: 蛸の当独楽 (octopus roulette-style top)

Hiroi Michiaki: This is an octopus roulette-style top, and it falls over like this. And underneath, [it lands on a picture of] a crab, a mouse; this the Palace of the Dragon King. If you land on the Palace of the Dragon King it’s a big win. The mouse is… I think it must be that the octopus hates mice, so that’s a losing spot. The top is this sort of game.


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