Menseki meiro means "area mazes." It's a new puzzle genre that challenges you to derive the length or area of rectangles based on the given dimensions of neighboring rectangles. I got an advance copy of Area Mazes, with 100 puzzles. It's addictive. They start out easy. The later ones are very difficult.
Here are the rules:
Here's an easy one:
Here's a hard one:
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