Encountering God in resilience

Encountering God in resilience

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What enriches our nature in Japan?We have had many tourists from not only all over Japan but also from around the world to enjoy the autumn colors ...
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...
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...
DESIGN WEEK KYOTO Starting This Weekend!

DESIGN WEEK KYOTO Starting This Weekend!

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There are many historic, traditional handicrafts all across Japan, but have you ever wished you could witness craftsmen at work in their studios a...
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...
Nishijin Brocade: Beautiful Textiles Born in Kyoto

Nishijin Brocade: Beautiful Textiles Born in Kyoto

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What is Jidai Festival?Heian Jingu Shrine "Otenmon" (Front gate) The end of October has approached and the weather has become cooler. Trees are b...
Where does Shigaraki ware come from?

Where does Shigaraki ware come from?

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Why is a Raccoon-dog Figurine a Lucky Charm in Japan? Have you ever seen a raccoon-dog figurine in front of a store or house in Japan? At Kyoto Ha...
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....
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...

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