Takenoko

Long, long ago, the Emperor of China, in a gesture of peace, offered the Emperor of Japan a Giant Panda. You have been appointed to the delicate task of caring for this politically-important Panda and tending to the Emperor's illustrious bamboo garden.

You must cultivate plots of land using irrigation and intelligence so that bamboo, the only food that the Panda will eat, grows in abundance. But beware of the sacred animal's uncontrollable appetite for crunchy young sprouts.

 The player who manages his land plots best, growing the most bamboo while feeding the delicate appetite of the panda, will win the game.

Contains: 28 Plots, 36 Green Bamboo Sections, 30 Yellow Bamboo Sections, 24 Pink Bamboo Sections, 20 Irrigation Channels, 9 Improvements, 46 Objective Cards, 4 Individual Boards, 8 Action Chips, 1 Weather Die, 1 Panda, 1 Gardener, and Rule Booklet.

Ages: 8+;  2-4 Players;  Gameplay: 45 minutes.