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Personalize Your Stamp with Cats!

Whether you're signing for a package or opening a new bank account, you'll need a "hanko" in Japan. But why settle for drab when you can have kitty-fab!

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.

Protect Your Drinks from Pub Ninjas

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

Top 3 All-Natural Beauty Products from Gifu

Famous for its mountains and idyllic landscapes, Gifu Prefecture also produces many natural beauty and health products from its natural springs. Try any of these three products and feel rejuvenated in the comfort of your home!

Chocolates Molded into the Head of Buddha

This Buddha-shaped head isn't the only surprise Cacao Magic has in store!

New Pokémon Center Opens in Kyoto

Not only will the Kyoto location have classic Pikachu and other Pokémon merchandise, but the store will also feature a Kyoto-inspired Pikachu!

Bathroom Beauty: Soaps & Towels

For that moment you want to feel refreshed with elegance.

Matcha-Covered Strawberries

These matcha (powdered green tea) treats are pushing the envelope of traditional Kyoto confectioneries.

Hand Cream with a Mission

The Kesen Tsubaki Dream Project uses camellia oil to make hand cream that's not only popular, but helped revitalize a region once devastated by the Great East Japan Earthquake.

Monopoly Celebrates Japanese Arts & Crafts

Monopoly has been released in over 200 countries, and is so popular that it has an almost infinite number of variations. Now we can add one more variation to the pack with traditional Japanese craftwork.

Luxury Uemura Cosmetics

While there are plenty of articles out there on how to get cheap cosmetics, there are also times when you just want to spend real money on one or two golden, premium products for your skin.

6 Beautiful Japanese Glasses

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

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.

Top 5 Gold Cosmetics from Kanazawa

Did you know gold is a fantastic antioxidant for your skin? Check out these five products that keep your skin looking tight, firm, and youthful!

8 Things You Don’t Know about KIT KAT in Japan

Thought you knew everything about Japan's multifaceted KIT KAT bars? Read on!

3 Fantastic Skincare Items from the Wonder 500

These three fantastic skincare items will prove a wonderful addition to your personal care collection.

The History of Japanese Cosmetic Brushes

These high quality, hand-made products carry a long history and unique manufacturing process that makes each and any one of them a true art work.

Japan's 9 Weirdest Face Packs

Why not go all-out and have some cosplay-style fun while you're working on your complexion?

A Great Selection of Sake from Across Japan

Here's a fantastic selection of sake of varying tastes, from special brews to top-class "daiginjo"! What more could you ask for?

Put Your Paws in the Air for these Manju!

A dessert so adorable you almost won't want to eat it!

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