Personalize Your Stamp with Cats!
Whether you're signing for a package or opening a new bank account, you'll need a "hanko" in Japan. But why settle for drab when you can have kitty-fab!
6 Cute Sushi Knickknacks
Six fun accessories for the sushi-obsessed!
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!
Top 10 Coolest Things in The Wonder 500™
All About Japan's top 10 coolest items in The Wonder 500™.
Tokyo's Top Christmas Markets
Grab a glass of hot wine and find some unique gifts—and unforgettable experiences—at Tokyo's top Christmas markets!
Make Your Mark with Sailor Moon Stamps!
Stamp your official documents in the name of the moon!
Downloadable Hiragana & Katakana Workbook
Improve your hiragana and katakana writing skills with the "Hiragana + Katakana Print Yourself" workbook—available online for less than $2!
10 Ways to Do Christmas at the ¥100 Shop
There's no need to spend an arm and a leg getting into the festive spirit in Japan—the nation's ¥100 shops have more than enough seasonal gear to get your bells jingled!
5 Cool Crafts from Tokyo
Thought it was nothing but big city lights? These crafts from Tokyo are like no other!
Anatomy of a Traditional Fan
As a necessity amid the heat and humidity of the Japanese summer, the Boshu uchiwa, or Japanese fan, is Chiba Prefecture’s one and only government-designated traditional craft.
Awesome New Year's Paddles from Saitama
These may be the best "hanetsuki" paddles of all time!
Order Beautiful Japanese Calligraphy Online
Brushstock. offers almost 13,000 calligraphy motif products designed by professional calligraphers.
The Top 8 Stationery from The Wonder 500™
These designs can make working at the office—or on your own pursuits at home—that much more enjoyable!
Samurai-Inspired Toy Cars
If the shogun were around long enough to test drive modern cars, we're pretty sure they would be rolling up to their castles in one of these bad boys.
Sanrio Brings in the New Year with Hello Kitty
Even if you forgot to send out your Christmas cards this year, you can still mail out Sario New Year's cards with some eye-popping features.
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.
7 Cool Traditional Japanese-Style Gifts
Looking for just the right gift during the holiday season? Why not give the gift of something unique you could only get from Japan!
3 Top-of-the-Line Kokeshi Dolls
Kokeshi are traditional Japanese dolls expertly carved from wood. You’ve probably seen them around Japan, and after reading this article, you may want to start your own collection!
Monopoly Celebrates Japanese Arts & Crafts
Monopoly has been released in over 200 countries, and is so popular that it has an almost infinite number of variations. Now we can add one more variation to the pack with traditional Japanese craftwork.
3 Historical Crafts from Kanagawa
In addition to being home to the major port city of Yokohama and the famed hot springs of Hakone, Kanagawa has developed a number of distinctive crafts that are unique to the region.