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.
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!
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!
Empty Vessels Full of Meaning
Japanese artist Norihiko Terayama's work explores what happens when decoration overtakes form and function.
Getting Crafty in Fukushima Prefecture
You, too, can have an amazing pottery-making experience at Suetoku-Gama.
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.
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.
Special Starbucks Mugs Showcase Local Artisans
Starbucks Japan has a series of tumblers and coffee mugs that highlight the splendor of local pottery, and our friends at Spoon & Tamago have compiled some of their favorites.
Rainy Days are the Perfect Excuse for Pottery
A rainy day doesn’t mean you have to stay cooped up indoors. Pottery anyone?
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.
Colorful Couture Inspired by Jomon-Era Pottery
A fashion student is representing traditional Japanese pottery with his haute couture dressed that share more than a passing resemblance to ancient Jomon design.
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.
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.
Make Japanese Pottery at Uzumako Art School
Don't just buy some Japanese pottery—why not make a piece yourself at the Uzumako Ceramic Art School?
How Imari Ware Took Europe By Storm
Imari ware began shipping from Japan to Europe in the late 17th century, and the elegant porcelain thrilled royals and nobles. The mountain village of Okawachiyama and its secret kilns is the best place to explore the history of Imari ware.
From Ancient Ruins to 20th Century Homes: Five Historical Parks in Japan
Japan has a number of historical parks that feature buildings and items from prehistorical times to reconstructed Meiji-era neighborhoods. Here are five of the best historical parks!
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!
10 Great Things to Do in Saga Prefecture
For many visitors to Japan, Kyushu is an overlooked destination. Which is unfortunate, because Saga Prefecture offers uncharted waters to explore, with its inspired history, bountiful natural resources and unique cultural activities.