Nikoli has been creating puzzles for 40 years and is surely a one-of-a-kind company in the world.

We have created the world’s largest crossword puzzle that has been verified by the Guinness World Records ®, and have coined the puzzle, “Sudoku”, which is now enjoyed in more than 120 different countries.
Human-crafted puzzles will always have a special place in this tech-dominated world we live in today.

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A lot of people enjoy solving puzzles every day to escape the pressures of the world. With Nikoli logic puzzles you need just paper, pencil, and an active mind, no expensive programs or training……

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“Sudoku Communication Vol.46”,“Have a Ball with Pencil Puzzles – Kanji Puzzle 1” and “Japanese Word Puzzles for School Kids” are now on sale.
“Sudoku Communication Vol.46” This is a biannual Sudoku magazine with over 100 puzzles ranging from easy to hard. It also has a few puzzles other than Sudoku and articles related to Sudoku.
“Have a Ball with Pencil Puzzles – Kanji Puzzle 1” This volume has more than 60 puzzles of 11 different types using kanji.
“Japanese Word Puzzles for School Kids” This volume has more than 70 Japanese word puzzles of 9 different types using easy Japanese. These puzzles are intended to be solved by Japanese elementary school students.
All our magazines and books are available at the “nikoli book shop” page.


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