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Aizu cotton clothe

History of Aizu Cotton

It is said that the origin of Aizu Cotton dates back 400 years to the Tensho Period, when the feudal lord of …

broke down

History of Oobori Soma Pottery

Obori Soma ware is the general name of pottery that has been produced throughout Namie-cho, Futaba-gun, Fukushima Prefecture for 300 years from the Genroku …

shibori zome

Shibori Zome World

My image of Shibori zome is a kind of activity for children. In kindergarden or school. we enjoyed this activity part of …

hanahuda card game

Traditional Card Game, Hanafuda

Hanafuda are a type of traditional Japanese cards and is also the name of a traditional card game. Hanafuda cards are distinctive …

tokyo tower

Japanese Christmas

The Christmas event hadn’t been Japanese culture. I believe Japanese Christmas was started as commercial purpose. For sale of cake, present, gift, …

edo origami play

A Great Work of Art, Origami

Paper was brought into Japan through Buddhism in the middle of the 6th century, while the paper manufacturing process was introduced in …

traditional apron

Our Ancestors Know Japanese Quality

Japanese hand manufacturing products has a long history. There are still people who have continued producing it historically. And there are the “production areas” …