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.
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.
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!
Deck Out Your Living Room with these 7 Items
Enjoy these wonderful items that will give your living room a Japanese feel.
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!
The Wonder 500™ Takes New York City
A truly 'wondrous' exhibition in the Big Apple!
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.
4 Beautiful Cutlery Sets
Here are some fantastic cutlery sets that show off Japan's exquisite workmanship.
Beautiful Japanese Pottery
The seven most beautiful pottery cups from The Wonder 500™.
Unique Lacquered Deerskin & Pac-Man Leather
Pac-Man is back and beautiful! Don't miss your chance to buy uniquely crafted leather products from Inden-ya.
Top 10 Coolest Things in The Wonder 500™
All About Japan's top 10 coolest items in The Wonder 500™.
Bathroom Beauty: Soaps & Towels
For that moment you want to feel refreshed with elegance.
Palm-Sized Japanese Buildings & Furniture
Smaller than a thumbnail, but with tons of detail, these miniature dioramas would be perfect for Ghibli's Arrietty!
Complete Your Kitchen with the Wonder 500™
Design your kitchen with most awesome designs from The Wonder 500™!
Beautifully Crafted 'Sakura' Glasses
With a bit of condensation, these gorgeous glasses will leave a 'sakura' outline wherever you choose to set your glass.
Top 5 Accessory Designs from The Wonder 500™
These unique accessories add the perfect details to any ensemble!
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!
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!
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!