Souvenirs

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2014.12.16
Ogawa city, Saitama Prefecture is home of ”Japanese paper,” registered as intangible cultural assets.
“Japanese paper” is registered as intangible cultural heritage for its thinness, strength, and beauty. On November 27th, 3 types of Japanese pape
2014.09.19
2016 marks the anniversary of the 400-year history of Arita-yaki, the genesis of Japan’s proud porcelain industry!
The birthplace of porcelain that graces Japan’s dining tables. What is Arita-yaki, which has been loved the ages? Arita-yaki, a local industry th
2014.08.29
From children to grown-ups, “Gacha-gacha” are the collectables that everybody is avidly turning the knob in order to get!
Gashapon / Dick Thomas Johnson Many of the capsule toys found in Japan are very unique! Japanese capsule toys are called "Gacha-gacha" or "Gachap
2014.08.16
3 Typical Souvenirs of the Japanese Summer
Are you looking for a gift? Something not too heavy and reasonably priced? Here are three traditional objects to bring back home as souvenirs of the J
2014.07.04
Restaurant Food Models
【Photo by Yuri Suzuki】 It looks like real food! A unique Japanese custom Japanese restaurants most often will display many of their menu items
2014.07.01
Dharma
Why doesn't Dharma have any limbs? Long, long ago, a great monk from India named Saint Dharma introduced Buddhism to China. Wanting to keep t