Buying trip to Japan from April 3rd to 23rd. Any orders during this period will be sent out after April 24th. Thank you for your understanding!

Story

  • Yuta Kiyonaga - Bamboo Chopstick Craftman

      The incense master Toshichiro Tsutsumi introduced me to Yuta Kiyonaga, a talented young craftsman who runs a bamboo processing workshop in the l...
  • Meeting with a secretive artisan of incense - Mr. Tsusumi

      It was the last day of my buying trip in spring 2022. I visited the incense craftsman Toshichiro Tsusumi in Yame village, Fukuoka prefecture. ...
  • A journey to the ocean town Amakusa - Yamanokuchi Kiln

      I visited Yasuo's studio in the spring of 2021, marking my first visit before launching my business. During our conversation, I shared my aspir...
  • Revisiting Naoki Kanazawa - Ayoo Pottery Spring 2023

    Heading to Naoki's studio is always a delight, as I cherish the scenic drive to the coastal town of Amakusa. Upon arrival, Sachi, Naoki's wife, g...
  • A Journey to the Ocean Town of Amakusa - Ayoo Pottery

    We headed from the mountains to the oceans! Japan may be small, but I always feel like there are countless spots to explore on Kyushu Island. I v...
  • A Journey to the Ocean Town of Amakusa - Moriyama Kiln

      Memory from visiting the Moriyama kiln. I bought his plates and bowls almost 10 years ago - way before I started my small business. Ever since, ...
  • Tradition at Onta Kiln Village

    It's been more than 10 years since I last visited the Onta pottery village in Oita prefecture. I was super excited to see it again, didn't mind dr...
  • A Journey to Mugihiko's Ceramic Studio - Manganji Kiln

    Lost in the Greens: Discovering Mugihiko's World Visited a young ceramic artist, Mugihiko Kitagawa, in the deep Aso mountains. Ended up lost in...
  • Savor the Essence of Kumamoto - Yoka Good Tea!

    Discover the serenity of Kumamoto with Yoka Good Tea brewing in your cup! Personally, this tea holds a special spot in my childhood memories.When ...
  • A visit of bamboo craftsman - Yasuo Fukuzaki

    A special peek into the world of a master bamboo craftsman, Yasuo Fukuzaki. During my business trip, I got to meet the bamboo craftsman Yasuo Fukuz...
  • Magoji Kite House

    Experience the Exquisite Craftsmanship of Kite Making in Japan. Begin our day with a warm "Ohayo Gozaimasu" (good morning) as we embark on the fir...
  • Revisiting Kai Family!

    After one year since I visited the Kai family, I went to see the Kai family again in Miyazaki prefecture to spend a day with them. I didn’t get to ...