All About Japan

Beautifully Crafted 'Sakura' Glasses

With a bit of condensation, these gorgeous glasses will leave a 'sakura' outline wherever you choose to set your glass.

Palm-Sized Japanese Buildings & Furniture

Smaller than a thumbnail, but with tons of detail, these miniature dioramas would be perfect for Ghibli's Arrietty!

The Wonder 500™ Exhibition in New York

The Wonder 500™ Project Management Office is launching The Wonder 500™ campaign in New York to showcase unique Japanese products that are unfamiliar outside of the country.

How to Shop The Wonder 500™

You don't necessarily need to come to Japan for traditional local products—get your hands on The Wonder 500™ by shopping online!

Top 10 Coolest Things in The Wonder 500™

All About Japan's top 10 coolest items in The Wonder 500™.

3 of Japan's Finest Kitchen Knives

It was of course the Japanese samurai and their infamous swords that set the stage for Japan's global blade fame!

7 Exquisite Bowls from Different Materials

From wood and lacquerware to porcelain and glass, Japanese artisans have used a number of innovative materials to produce some of the most wonderful creations.

Beautiful Japanese Pottery

The seven most beautiful pottery cups from The Wonder 500™.

4 Cool Wooden Toys from The Wonder 500™

Utilizing one of Japan's most common resources—trees—these toys may well keep your children excited until they turn old and gray!

Japanese Porcelain Prized by Chefs Overseas

With a 400-year tradition, Arita is the oldest among Japan's various porcelain-making regions, and Arita porcelain exported to Europe in the 17th century had a strong influence on what would become Germany's Meissen porcelain brand.

The Perfect Utensil to Eat Noodles With

For ramen aficionados, eating a delectable bowl of ramen with a spork may sound strange. But to savor both the broth and the noodles at the same time, you'll definitely want to invest in one of these!

5 Distinctive Sake Cups

As the home of sake, Japan is also the home of the humble sake cup!

Incredible Samurai-Inspired Smartphone Case

Looking to have a truly one-of-a-kind smartphone case? Look no further than this handmade leather sheath, complete with a wooden casing and tatami padding!

Bathroom Beauty: Soaps & Towels

For that moment you want to feel refreshed with elegance.

Innovations in Japan Blue

'Ai' indigo dye, known as Japan Blue, has been in use since the year 1500, with new applications continuously being innovated over time.

Top 5 Accessory Designs from The Wonder 500™

These unique accessories add the perfect details to any ensemble!

Complete Your Kitchen with the Wonder 500™

Design your kitchen with most awesome designs from The Wonder 500™!

Deck Out Your Living Room with these 7 Items

Enjoy these wonderful items that will give your living room a Japanese feel.

The Wonder 500™ Takes New York City

A truly 'wondrous' exhibition in the Big Apple!

4 Beautiful Cutlery Sets

Here are some fantastic cutlery sets that show off Japan's exquisite workmanship.

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