(1983 or 1985?)
52 cards + 2 jokers
89mm x 58mm
– green background
– with cardboard box
– cards designed by artist Rumiko Takashaki
deck promoting “Judy”, a female-orientated manga magazine published by “Shogakukan”, the Japanese publishing firm.
“Judy” targeted girls and women, 18-25 year olds.
The magazine was launched in 1983 and was discontinued several years ago.
Shogakukan, founded in 1922, began by launching learning magazines targeting elementary school children. Currently, while expanding from childrens magazines to the general magazine field, it has also become a general publishing company with a book division that releases picture books, pictorial guides, dictionaries, encyclopedias, literary works, etc.