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Know When (& How) to Fold Origami in Tokyo

If you're interested in learning how to make origami, there's no substitute for a quality instructor.

These Aren't Your Average Origami

This Japanese Twitter user stunned us with his amazing origami skills by using only one single piece of paper to create elaborate animals and historical figures.

DIY Origami Bookmark

We’ll show you how to never again lose a page number to the dreaded 'bookmark slip.'

The History of Origami

Modern Japanese origami is actually heavily influenced by traditional European paper folding!

Origami Challenge at Ochanomizu Origami Kaikan

Learn all about origami, from the history paper folding to tutorials on how to create it yourself, at the Ochanomizu Origami Kaikan.

Stunning Artworks Made with One Sheet of Paper

Japanese 'kiri-e' master SouMa doesn’t believe paper-cutting needs to be so two-dimensional.

An Inside Look at Hakone Marquetry

See the incredible dedication required to produce the beautifully intricate designs of Hakone marquetry.

Pokémon Art with a Traditional Twist

Pokémon look more distinguished than ever in authentic 'ukiyo-e' that pay homage to a pair of feudal Japan’s greatest artists.

Make Your Own Beautiful Butterfly Origami

Butterfly origami has been around for hundreds of years, and it'll surely live on thanks to these five how-to videos on YouTube.

Family Friendly Origami Class in Tsukishima

The whole family can enjoy this incredible origami folding experience!

Make These 11 Awesome Origami Dragons!

Want to know how to make an origami dragon? These videos will walk you through the steps, from basic to advanced—and beyond!

7 Outstanding Origami YouTube Channels

Looking to step beyond paper cranes, but not sure where to go? These seven origami channels offer a great selection that will take you to the next level and beyond!

Outstanding 'Overwatch' Origami

Let these YouTubers show you how to create your very own goods based on the extremely successful multiplayer game.

Meet Orizuru: the First Flying Origami Crane

This folded paper bird is geared up and ready for take off!

Origami You Can Wear Around Your Neck

Show off your love of Japan's traditional paper folding art by wearing an origami necklace or ring!

Make Summer-Inspired Pottery in Kamakura

How about making your own ceramic dish as a special souvenir of your visit to Kamakura? The cool blue and white glazes are perfect complements to the summer season, and beginners are welcome!

A Jack-o'-Lantern That Bridges Cultures

Jack-o'-lanterns might have originated in Ireland, but this pumpkin uses motifs such as flowers, vegetables and fruits that are reminiscent of traditional Thai carvings.

Osaka Casual Japanese Cooking & Origami Class

Get cooking and make hand-rolled sushi, tempura or Osaka's famous 'okonomiyaki.' After lunch, enjoy chatting while learning how to fold origami over coffee.

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