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.
Outstanding 'Overwatch' Origami
Let these YouTubers show you how to create your very own goods based on the extremely successful multiplayer game.
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.
The History of Origami
Modern Japanese origami is actually heavily influenced by traditional European paper folding!
How to Make Star Wars Origami!
May the folds be with you!
UNESCO Sites in the Tokyo Area
Tokyo is great for food, shopping and relaxation. But you should know there are also a handful of stellar World Heritage Sites right in the area!
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!
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.
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!
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.
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!
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.
5 Incredible Origami Rose Tutorials
Give your loved ones a bouquet of resplendent red roses (or whatever color you like) without breaking the bank!
Meet Orizuru: the First Flying Origami Crane
This folded paper bird is geared up and ready for take off!
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.
8 Original Pokémon Origami Tutorials
Gotta Craft 'Em All!
Family Friendly Origami Class in Tsukishima
The whole family can enjoy this incredible origami folding experience!
The Tomioka Silk Mill
Located in Gunma Prefecture, the Tomioka Silk Mill is a well-preserved symbol of modernization and international cooperation. It was recognized as a World Cultural Heritage Site in 2014.
DIY Origami Bookmark
We’ll show you how to never again lose a page number to the dreaded 'bookmark slip.'
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!