Shogi, Japanese chess, a staple of the Yakuza series. I’m REALLY bad at it since I’ve never understood even the basics.

This is Catch the Lion a kids version of Shogi on the iOS with severely reduced pieces and board space but it does give you a great starter on getting interested in the game.

There is a free ad supported light version and a cheap full version. I’ve been letting my 4 year old play it and she seems to be picking it up pretty quickly.

Let’s Catch The Lion Lite – Free

Let’s Catch The Lion DX – $3.99

Note: This is not a paid advert, here we feel that part of the charm of the Yakuza series is the minigames but if you don’t have any idea how to play them you’ll usually just skip right by them! 

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