All About Japan

4 Cool Things Made of Kurikyu Odate Bentwood

Kurikyu Bentwood is known for high-quality bentwood products emblematic of the city of Odate in Akita Prefecture.

Bathroom Beauty: Soaps & Towels

For that moment you want to feel refreshed with elegance.

4 Incredible Kettles

Whether you're brewing up some powdered matcha green tea or a cup of Earl Grey, boiling water in these kettles will give your tea an extra kick!

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!

The Most Expensive Fukubukuro Bags

How much would you be willing to spend on a New Year's grab bag?

Protect Your Drinks from Pub Ninjas

These bottle covers are actually faithful recreations of suits of armor worn by famous warriors in Japanese history.

Specialty Chopsticks for Ramen Noodles

These Edokibashi chopsticks are especially created for eating ramen without the noodles slipping down between them. Seriously!

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!

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!

Funassyi Screams for the Season

The "Singing Merry Christmas Funassyi" doll seems to scream more than sing, but he'll bring good cheer either way!

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!

More Sushi Suitcase Covers!

Well, this could be one way to either get a fair amount of attention from airport security. Or a laugh. Or both.

Beautiful Japanese Pottery

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

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.

6 Beautiful Japanese Glasses

Often utilizing vivid colors, these blown glass glasses are wonderful examples of a traditional Japanese technique.

Hated Medicine as a Kid? These Might Help!

A number of day-to-day Japanese health products can make having a sick kid (or being one!) a little less awful.

4 Beautiful Cutlery Sets

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

Origami-Style Lamp

Neither scissors nor glue are needed for this DIY project that can brighten up any room.

5 Things to Do Around Asakusa

In addition to its famous temple, the area around Asakusa presents shops that offer unusual and unique products that are different from what you might find at department stores and mass retailers around the country. And you can catch sumo, too!

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