5 Japanese Activities to Do Indoors
Shake off the rainy season blues by taking up one or more of these 5 traditional Japanese activities!
Astounding Origami Tea House
Come check out Shi-an, a mobile tea house constructed entirely from origami without the use of bolts or adhesives.
Artist Onogawa's 1-Centimeter-Wide Origami
Naoki Onogawa is sending up a tribute to the survivors of the Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami with his incredibly tiny origami prayer cranes.
Complete Origami Experience at Origami Kaikan
Learn everything there is to know about the ins, outs, ups and downs of folding origami at this dedicated origami center.
Unique Vending Machine Selling Awesome Origami
Are you all thumbs when it comes to making your own origami? Then jet off to Ehime and purchase some uniquely designed animals and objects for less than ¥50!
How to Make Lord of the Rings Origami
Check out these seven fantastic options for Lord of the Rings origami. We hope you've got One Ring to fold them all!
Ginza Itoya: a Japanese Stationery Wonderland
Japanese stationery is among the best in the world and Itoya Ginza is one of the best places to experience it. A 12-story stationery wonderland with floors dedicated to a different themes, you're sure to be entranced for hours.
Bonsai & Origami Combine in New Japanese Art
Folding paper into origami shapes is hard enough, but folding a less-than-half-inch piece of paper into a crane and placing it onto a bonsai tree branch takes some serious skills!
A Beautiful Blend of Japanese Artistry
One skilled Japanese artist creates intricate cut-paper origami cranes that are so finely detailed, you'll have to see it to believe it.
Origami Cranes at Shrines & Temples
Why can origami birds be found at many shrines and temples? Who makes them? Why do they make them? Learn the answers to these questions here!
Make Your Own Beautiful Butterfly Origami
Butterfly origami has been around for hundreds of years, and it'll surely live on thanks to these five how-to videos on YouTube.
Create a Yummy Mount Fuji Rice Ball
The art of paper folding meets rice balls to create these delicious origami onigiri masterpieces.
7 Outstanding Origami YouTube Channels
Looking to step beyond paper cranes, but not sure where to go? These seven origami channels offer a great selection that will take you to the next level and beyond!
Kamizumo: The Art of Paper Sumo
The history of 'kamizumo,' or paper sumo, reaches back to the popularization of flesh-and-blood sumo as a sport during the Edo Period. It's still played by kids—and some surprisingly dedicated adults—to this day.
Beautiful Origami Paper Using Gum Wrappers
Once you're done chewing a piece of Lotte gum, the company wants you to use the colorful wrapper to make your own origami koala or penguin. And they even offer instructions.
A Monstrous Version of Origami
With amazing dexterity and ingenuity, one Japanese user is able to fold a creature from 'Monster Hunter' using a single sheet of paper.
Up Your Origami Game with Laser-Cut Paper
Laser-cut paper combines 'kirigami' and 'origami' art forms into one beautiful creation.
5 Incredible Origami Rose Tutorials
Give your loved ones a bouquet of resplendent red roses (or whatever color you like) without breaking the bank!
Make These 11 Awesome Origami Dragons!
Want to know how to make an origami dragon? These videos will walk you through the steps, from basic to advanced—and beyond!
6 Fascinating & Free Museums in Tokyo
If you're on a budget and looking for things to do in Tokyo, look no further! These unique museums feature anime, origami and more. The best part? They're completely free!