This Manga Tarot is a a deck connected with the Eastern imagination, as illustrated in the comics known as manga. It has attractive artwork which is in the manga/anime style (but not exaggeratedly so), and the symbolism is fairly recognisable. There is one significant change however - cards that traditionally showed a man now show a woman, and vice versa.
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Tarot Deck - 78 Cards - Lo Scarabeo 2006
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Manga Tarot review by Solandia
“This Tarot is connected with the fantastic oriental imagination, particularly Japanese, as depicted in the artwork of the comics of the Land of the Rising Sun, called Manga.”
The Manga Tarot is the brainchild of Riccardo Minetti at Lo Scarabeo, who came up with the Etruscan Tarot, Fey Tarot, and Gothic Tarot of the Vampires, and new Tarot artist Anna Lazzarini, who is well known in the world of Italian comics.
The basic foundation of the cards is the imagery of the Rider-Waite, but the symbolism and concepts are more individual and have been interpreted in an Eastern manga/anime style. It’s a very human deck, with people on every card an...
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More About These Cards
Name: Manga Tarot
Publisher: Lo Scarabeo 2006
Deck Type: Tarot Deck
Major Arcana: 22
Minor Arcana: 56
Deck Tradition: Rider-Waite-Smith
Minor Arcana Style: Unique Scenes With Suit Symbols
Suits: Chalices, Swords, Wands, Pentacles
Court Cards: Prince, Princess, Queen, King
Major Titles: The Fool, The Sorceress, The Priest, The Emperor, The Empress, The Priestess, The Lovers, The Chariot, Justice, The Hermit, The Wheel, Strength, The Hanged Woman, Death, Temperance, The Devil, The Tower, The Stars, The Moon, The Sun, Judgement, The World
The Fool is 0
Strength is 11
Justice is 8
Card Size: 2.60 x 4.72 in. = 6.60cm x 12.00cm
Card Language: Spanish, Italian, German, French, English, Dutch
Card Back: Reversible
Back Design: Mirrored image of the Emperor.
Companion Material: 64-page wide format booklet in English, Italian, Spanish, French and German.