Hanami: Cherry Blossom Viewing and Spring in Japan

Hanami: Cherry Blossom Viewing and Spring in Japan

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A long, long cold winter is finally gone and spring has arrived in Japan with cherry blossoms blooming all over the country! As the national flower...
What is “Knife Day”?

What is “Knife Day”?

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It's November and there are less than two months left in 2021. In Kyoto, the leaves begin to change color, and the best time to see them is from la...
How To Use Furoshiki: A Magical Piece of Japanese Wrapping Cloth

How To Use Furoshiki: A Magical Piece of Japanese Wrapping Cloth

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Continuing from the last episode, we would like to introduce you another series of new products, which will be added to our online store in the up...
The World of Woodblock Prints

The World of Woodblock Prints

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In Japan, autumn is referred to as "Autumn for Arts," "Autumn for Big Appetite," "Autumn for Reading," "Autumn for Playing Sports," etc. It is the...
Let’s Learn More About Chopsticks

Let’s Learn More About Chopsticks

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One of the most popular items on our online store are beautiful chopsticks made in Japan. Since they are used as cutlery on a daily basis, they ar...
What is the difference between Kimono and Yukata?

What is the difference between Kimono and Yukata?

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KIMONO and YUKATA As our Kimono and Yukata are so popular items, some kimono lovers ask the question what the difference between Kimono and Yukata....
Tsukimi Is Just Around the Corner!

Tsukimi Is Just Around the Corner!

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The singing of cicadas is fading away and now we hear more of the droning sound of crickets at night in Japan. Autumn is here! Autumn has c...
A Hakama, Samurai Zoroye,  practical and easy to move

A Hakama, Samurai Zoroye, practical and easy to move

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Continuing from the previous article, we talk about the hakama one of the Japanese traditional clothing by practical aspect   ---------------------...
Hakama: Traditional Japanese Gentlemen’s Clothing

Hakama: Traditional Japanese Gentlemen’s Clothing

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Introducing "Samurai Zoroye" Have you checked our new item “Samurai Zoroye” on our online store already? This three-piece set of Hakama (trousers...
Stay cool and relax with Japanese way Ver.5 "Kimono or Yukata?"

Stay cool and relax with Japanese way Ver.5 "Kimono or Yukata?"

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Stay comfortable with Yukata this summer Kimono? or Yukata? Yukata is the one of the most popular items in our store and its comfortable texture ...
Stay cool and relax with Japanese way Ver.4 "Folding fan for dance and decoration"

Stay cool and relax with Japanese way Ver.4 "Folding fan for dance and decoration"

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Folding fan is an important item of ritual, when dedicated the dance for the God.   August has started.If you have been in Kyoto, you know that the...
Stay cool and relax with Japanese way Ver.3 "Practical folding fan"

Stay cool and relax with Japanese way Ver.3 "Practical folding fan"

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Folding fan, might be so practical item for you! Folding fan in Japan   We suppose that the traditional Japanese folding fan is one of the most i...
Stay cool and relax with Japanese way Ver.2 "Kyo Uchiwa"

Stay cool and relax with Japanese way Ver.2 "Kyo Uchiwa"

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The wind you make by yourself will cool you down. Do you enjoy summer vacation?Here, in Kyoto, the rainy  season was over at last, and now, we are ...
Stay cool and relax with Japanese way Ver.1 "The effect of the cast iron Wind Bell"

Stay cool and relax with Japanese way Ver.1 "The effect of the cast iron Wind Bell"

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Will the wind bell bring you the coolness? If you have ever been to Kyoto even once in summer, you may remember the climate extremely hot and humid...
Kokeshi and Tanabata Kokeshi of Jishu Jinja Shrine in Kyoto

Kokeshi and Tanabata Kokeshi of Jishu Jinja Shrine in Kyoto

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"Tanabata" Star Festival and Kokeshi dolls Have you heard the "Tanabata" Star Festival in Japan?If you have been to Japan before in Summer, you mig...
"Edo kiriko" glassware Ver.3 Enjoy with Japanese tea

"Edo kiriko" glassware Ver.3 Enjoy with Japanese tea

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June is the month of "Ice" We are halfway through this year.This month June is an important milestone for summer.As you know, Japanese people, espe...
Enjoy "Stay at home" with Shigaraki ware

Enjoy "Stay at home" with Shigaraki ware

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Rainy season & SAKE &Shigaraki ware The rainy season has already started in Kyoto.Every year, we are drawn into the rainy season in June, b...
Promenade of  Noh Mask: Ko-omote, Okina, Hannya

Promenade of Noh Mask: Ko-omote, Okina, Hannya

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Here is our collection of Noh mask in the physical store, Kyoto.Okina(elderly man)     Ko-omote(beautiful young lady)     Hannya (Demon)     Ofu...
How to enjoy Noh mask "Otafuku"

How to enjoy Noh mask "Otafuku"

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My name is "Ofuku", one of the Noh -mask be selling at Ktoyo Handicraft Center, Japan.I am always like this at the cornor of the store.Today, I lea...
Enjoy your SAMURAI life, how to build up a set of armor

Enjoy your SAMURAI life, how to build up a set of armor

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Today, We will show you how to build up a small set of armor.On our product page, we have several kinds of helmets and one body of armor.However, i...

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