All About Japan

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.

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.

The History of Origami

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

An 8-Day Journey Through the 'Rising Dragon'

Travel through the 'Rising Dragon' region of Japan, where you'll find ancient shrines, exquisite gold leaf, top-ranked gardens, incredible festivals, panoramic mountain views, plus markets, museums, kabuki and more!

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.

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.

Kamizumo: The Art of Paper Sumo

The history of 'kamizumo,' or paper sumo, reaches back to the popularization of flesh-and-blood sumo as a sport during the Edo Period. It's still played by kids—and some surprisingly dedicated adults—to this day.

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.

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!

Outstanding 'Overwatch' Origami

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

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!

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!

DIY Origami Bookmark

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

Family Friendly Origami Class in Tsukishima

The whole family can enjoy this incredible origami folding experience!

Meet Orizuru: the First Flying Origami Crane

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

An Inside Look at Hakone Marquetry

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

5 Incredible Origami Rose Tutorials

Give your loved ones a bouquet of resplendent red roses (or whatever color you like) without breaking the bank!

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.

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