The genesis of the Japanese Dice Set is strongly influenced by Virtues derived from the old traditions of the Samurai, known in the West mainly in an embellished, romantic version. This is completely sufficient to transfer certain elements to our times, creating a vision of the Samurai as a man not only trained in combat but also having adamant willpower, unrelenting self-discipline, and a strong system of values. According to the Bushido Code, these noble warriors were a great example of what every man and woman should strive to be in their lives.
The Bushido Code is represented by seven major Virtues, originally called Gi, Rei, Yu, Meiyo, Jin, Makoto, and Chu - translated as Integrity, Respect, Courage, Honor, Compassion, Honesty, and Loyalty, respectively. We wanted our Japanese Dice to reflect these Virtues in a non-obvious but eloquent way. We know that our fans are gifted with great imagination, so we allow ourselves the following interpretation.
The Sweet Spring Memory is a set that reflects the virtues of the Bushido Code by nurturing Honesty and Compassion. Being true to ourselves, and embracing what we are going through, allows us to create a deep understanding of others. Through our own experiences and memories, we can put ourselves in someone else's shoes and show the compassion we all need. This is also the message behind the pink-colored material and white engravings: the sweetness of spring warmth echoes in our memory each time we see cherry blossoms…