Tokaido Box Art

A streamlined point-to-point movement game where players see who can take the most pleasant walk. Tokaido is an excellent example of theme, art and mechanics coming together perfectly. A game that’s more about mood than competition.

Drafthouse Rank #4


Description courtesy of the official Tokaido Website.

Welcome to the Tokaido, the legendary East Sea Road connecting Kyoto to Edo. Here you will begin an extraordinary journey during which you will discover a thousand marvels for the first time.

Be sure to take the time to contemplate the sumptuous vistas before you: the majestic mountains, peaceful coastland, and vast rice paddies… Let the brushstrokes of nature be an anchor for your memories.

Appreciate the beneficial stopovers that punctuate your path, the restorative tranquility of the hot springs, and the countless culinary delicacies that will astonish your palate.

Bundle together with your belongings delightfully unexpected souvenirs, from the most modest to the most sophisticated, that you gather from surprising encounters that may change the course of your travels.

Time will be your best means to remain clear-sighted, methodical, and patient so that you don’t miss anything on this unique route but instead can fully savor the experience the Tokaido has to offer!

Designer: Antoine Bauza

Artist: Xavier Gueniffey-Durin

Basic Stats

Players 2-5
Playing Time 45 Minutes
Complexity Low
Player Interaction Frequent, but non-confrontational.