Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Kyo Karakami Wall Panel Vase HOLE DESIGN MOON “Kotogasumi”

Own a unique piece of classic Japanese design Add a touch of taste and tradition to your home with a Kyo Karakami wall panel made according to your preferences. Karakami - which literally means “Tang Chinese...

Taste all of Japan in Ginza

Antenna Shops offer a glimpse into Japan’s regional culture and cuisine

Koshu Yume Kouji: Perfect gift shopping destination

  Just a quick walk from the Kofu station is a reproduction of the jokamachi (castle town) from the Meiji (1868–1912), Taisho (1912-1926) and the beginning of Showa period (1926). While you may think that...

Tori No Ichi: The Good Luck Charm Fair

If your sign is the Rooster you're in for a lot of celebrations this year and the next. Tori No Ichi, or bird/rooster day, is celebrated every 12 days of November. This means that...

Strolling the Shotengai: Musashi-Koyama Palm

Tokyo's Longest Covered Shopping Arcade If you've done any traveling throughout Japan, you've probably come across the close cousin of the traditional shotengai shopping street: the covered shotengai, also known in Japan as the arcade. After...

Nihombashi Mitsukoshi Main Store

Mitsukoshi: Accessible & Authentic Japanese Culture Mitsukoshi Department Store in Nihombashi may be proud of a grandiose Renaissance-style façade, but Japan’s first department store dating back to the 17th century is actually very accessible, with...

5 Odd Omamori

At Japanese shrines you can buy many different omamori, protective charms, for defense against all sorts of evil and ill. Besides the regular charms for things such as safety, love, childbirth and health, Japan has...

Sushi You Cannot Get at a Restaurant

Sushi on the Go Travelling Sushi Bag Cover Turn your suitcase into a giant sushi with this easily attachable nylon cover. Not only will it make spotting your luggage easier, but watching it come around the...

Akashiya Fude Pens

A stroke of genius for the modern age In this day when even ball pens are facing extinction from touch screens and keyboards, rediscover the textile pleasures of brush and ink on paper with Akashiya’s...

WAttention Tokyo Vol.23 Survey

Dear Readers, Thank you for your interest in WAttention Tokyo! The WAttention’s editorial team would like to make a magazine more in line with your interests. That’s why we would like to know your opinion. Please help...