Saki Cheating


Mahjong and occasional nopan anime Saki has been exposed as either being ignorant of the most basic rules of mahjong, or else of encouraging cheating.

Of course, an alternative possibility is that it has some extraordinarily lax quality control…

Above you can see a scene where the player in question has managed to accumulate no less than 15 tiles, a foul known as 多牌 / tahei.

Having no more or less than 14 tiles is one of the most very basic rules of mahjong, so 2ch wasted no time in scathingly proclaiming this to be “Gonzo quality.”

Even more oddly, the same error was apparently present in the manga, for which the creator apologised specifically…

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