3 Traditional Makeup Brush Kits from Kumano
Ever wanted a brush made with gray squirrel fur? With 180 years of history, the town of Kumano is the largest producer of calligraphy and artist’s brushes—as well as makeup brushes—in Japan.
Bathroom Beauty: Soaps & Towels
For that moment you want to feel refreshed with elegance.
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.
NOUSAKU Corp. applies traditional Japanese casting techniques to contemporary designs to promote a unique, stylish lifestyle.
The Real Spirited Away Onsen
Remember the red bridge and layered, rising walls of Yubaba’s hot spring hotel in Spirited Away?
4 Beautiful Cutlery Sets
Here are some fantastic cutlery sets that show off Japan's exquisite workmanship.
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!
Konbu Road: Ancient Route of Kelp & Medicine
Sailing south down Japan’s western coast from Hokkaido, ships brought goods that included the edible kelp called "konbu" to Toyama on their way along the watery route that came to be called Konbu Road.
The Oldest Japanese Grocery Store in the US
Providing quality Japanese ingredients and products since 1907, Katagiri offers a wide array of Japanese foodstuffs that can be shipped within the continental U.S.
A Legendary Kamakura Eel Shop
Open since 1929, Kamakura's seaside Tsuruya eel shop is one of the Tokyo area's finest and most renowned.
3 Top-Notch Plum Wines
For those with more of a sweet tooth when it comes to alcohol, plum wine is the liquor that can't be beat!
Exploring 'Little Edo'
Kawagoe, also known by its nickname "Little Edo," is one of Saitama Prefecture's most famous sightseeing spots.
Traditional Soba in Toyooka
Do you like soba? This is how to make your favorite noodles by hand!