8 Ways to Learn Japanese for (Almost) Free!
Learning Japanese can be easy, fun, and nearly free if you're ready to take on the challenge of getting more locally immersed!
Tradition Meets Totoro in New Stoneware Set
One of Japan's most enduring traditions combines with one of its most beloved characters for an adorable, unmissable combination!
Castles, Gardens & Peach Boys—Oh My!
From Okayama Castle's rare black walls to the charms of Okayama Korakuen Garden, one of the Three Great Gardens of Japan, there's plenty to see and do in Okayama.
Beautiful Japanese Pottery
The seven most beautiful pottery cups from The Wonder 500™.
Empty Vessels Full of Meaning
Japanese artist Norihiko Terayama's work explores what happens when decoration overtakes form and function.
Neko Box Delivering Spring to Your Doorstep
Neko Box is a subscription service that makes sure you get quality goods from Japan each month. Let's see what waiting for us this time in the Hanami Box!
Go Treasure Hunting in a Porcelain Warehouse
Ready for a memorable shopping spree? Try a 90-minute treasure hunt for as much Japanese pottery as you can carry!
Classic Pottery via Gintama & Naruto
These stunning new plate series bring iconic imagery from the modern-day world of manga and anime to a revered traditional art.
5 Ways to Fall in Love in Okinawa
Even if you have less than 500 days of summer to spend in Okinawa, taking time to make memories in romantic spots on the islands will surely last beyond your trip to this subtropical paradise!
Shaping Things That Endure
Australian potter Euan Craig has shaped his craft in Japan for decades, following a folk craft tradition that blends creativity and beauty with utility.
Attention to Detail is Key
Don't take your eyes off this video for a second, or you'll miss seeing the precision and concentration that it takes to design a single bowl.
Naha's Tsuboya Pottery Festival
The Tsuboya area has been known as "the town of pottery" since the days of the Ryukyu Kingdom. It celebrates this heritage every November.
3 Pottery Trips from Japan's Biggest Cities
We've lined up three famous pottery towns that make easy day trips from Nagoya, Osaka or Tokyo.
Rainy Days are the Perfect Excuse for Pottery
A rainy day doesn’t mean you have to stay cooped up indoors. Pottery anyone?
10 Things to Do in Tochigi in Autumn
Autumn in Japan is a magical, colorful time, and Tochigi is no exception with its beautiful leaves and myriad of fun activities to do in the cool weather.
The Ultimate Cup Ramen Cooker
Place your cup noodles into this vessel and you'll feel as though you'll be transported back thousands of years.
A One-of-a-Kind Pottery Adventure in Miyagi
When you're ready to take a break from the sparkling winter snow, why not try making Japanese pottery in Miyagi.
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!
Getting Crafty in Fukushima Prefecture
You, too, can have an amazing pottery-making experience at Suetoku-Gama.
Taking It Easy in Yamagata
A little rest and relaxation at Zao Onsen in Yamagata.