Autumn Colors of Kyoto

Autumn Colors of Kyoto

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Do you believe superstitions? Any list of superstitions would have to begin with arguably the most well-known and universal superstition: "to knock...
Jidai Matsuri

Jidai Matsuri

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The Okazaki district, where our store is located in one of the centers of Kyoto’s major tourist attractions. Famous temples, Nanzenji-Temple introd...
Tourism in Japan and Art

Tourism in Japan and Art

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Recent Kyoto weather shows that it is quite far from Autumn. The temperature still goes as high as 30 Celsius during the day- time. Tokyo may be th...
Utagawa Hiroshige

Utagawa Hiroshige

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When we talk about Ukiyo-e artists, Without talking about Hokusai, previously we have shared his life in our blog and Utagawa Hiroshige, Nothing wi...
HOKUSAI

HOKUSAI

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Have you ever watched the movie called "Pursuit of Happiness" (Columbia Pictures 2006)"? Yes you are right!! Will Smith and his son played. That m...
Autumn is the season of …….

Autumn is the season of …….

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What comes to your mind when we talk about Autumn? We often describe that autumn is season of ……….. My favorite one will be “Autumn is the season o...
The Obon Week

The Obon Week

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As you might think that Japanese people love festivals in summer. One of the three biggest festivals in Japan, The Gion Festival took the whole mon...
The Gion Festival

The Gion Festival

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After rainy seasons called TSUYU, the real hot summer season starts. The rain enriches the soil and nature then they transform into a gift of natur...
It is Minazuki

It is Minazuki

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Minazuki means June. It is a Japanese-style of calling for the sixth month in the lunar calendar.  Minazuki has two opposite meanings: the month th...
The New Green Leaves in May

The New Green Leaves in May

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What color comes to mind when you hear “Maple leaves”? In Japan, there is a custom that viewing green maple leaves this season after cherry blossom...
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 ...

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