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Kutani ware Kyusu Japanese teapot cherry blossoms SAKURA Customer Feedback

Lives in Vancouver, Canada Female customer The Kutani ware Kyusu teapot Sakura design I ordered the other day has arrived.The Kutani ware Kyusu teapot is said to be one of Japan’s leading traditional crafts, and its deep, smooth texture and soft form are very nice. In Japan, it is said to be a practical product for drinking tea, but I also enjoy it as an interior by placing it on the display shelf in the living room.A friend who visited saw this Kyusu, Oh! Japan, Mount Fuji, sakura, it’s beautiful! Praised me. So when I put Japanese green tea in this Kyusu teapot, he was pleased that it was very […]

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Edo Glass Kinsai Gold Light Snow Sake bottle set Customer Feedback

Lives in London, England Male customer Edo Glass Kinsai Gold Light Snow Sake bottle Sake cup Set This time, I bought an Edo glass Kinsai light snow sake set at the Tokyo store to celebrate my mother’s birthday.In the UK these days, there is a strong health consciousness, and especially in Japan, there are many people with longevity, so Japanese food is becoming more popular because it is good for the body.Especially my mother loves sushi and buckwheat, she is also very interested in Japanese sake, and she wants to give sake and Japanese SAKE bottle set together on her 55th birthday, so she opened the Tokyo store. I found it […]

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Cold sake glass Japanese SAKE bottle, SAKE cup set Customer Feedback

Lives in LA, USA Male customer Cold sake glass Japanese SAKE bottle, SAKE cup Gold Leaf Carafe Made in Japan 3piece set I have loved Japanese culture since I was young, and sometimes I wear kimono and yukata and drink Japanese sake.I especially like Japanese sake, and I have enjoyed ordering various types of sake.I used to drink cold sake from Japan in a beer cup, but when I was watching a Japanese movie I watched before, there was a scene where I was drinking sake in a clean glass sake set.Recalling that time, I was researching on the Internet and found the Tokyo store.Here, you can see that there are […]

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Kutani ware Kyusu tea pot tea cup set relaxing rabbit  Customer Feedback

Lives in NY, USA  Female customers Kutani ware Kyusu tea pot tea cup set relaxing rabbit  I have always been health conscious and love to eat organic and natural foods.I knew that Japanese green tea was healthy, but in the United States, many green teas also contained sugar, and I avoided it.The other day, at the same health-conscious friend’s house, I drank hot green tea made with a Japanese tea set. At that time, I was surprised at the deliciousness of Japanese green tea.I also want a Japanese Kyusu teapot or teacup like this, so I searched online and found thisI arrived at the Tokyo store.There are many tea ware […]

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Why are Japanese teapots (Kyusu teapots and teacups) required now? !!

Japanese teapots (Kyusu teapots and teacups) are rapidly gaining popularity at stay homes! Now that the coronavirus is spreading all over the world, strict stay homes and telework are required in each country.The longer you stay at home, the more time you spend with your family, and many people feel different stress than before.On the other hand, it is said that the number of people who live alone is becoming more and more ill because they do not have the opportunity to interact with people.Now that the world is closed, attention is focused on how to enjoy Japanese-style green tea as well as the effects of Japanese green tea. ◎ […]

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Let’s add delicious Japanese green tea at the Japanese Kyusu teapot ♬

Do you find it difficult to brew Japanese tea in a Japanese Kyusu teapot? That’s not true!Anyone can easily brew delicious Japanese green tea using Japanese Kyusu teapot!Japanese green tea can be brewed to the same taste no matter who brews it, as long as the amount of tea leaves, Kyusu teapot, teacup, and hot water (temperature) are the same.Explains the procedure and points of brewing delicious Japanese green tea using Japanese Kyusu teapot. Please refer to the article to find your favorite taste. Do not put hot water directly into the Kyusu teapot from the pot or kettle, but pour it into the one-cushion teacup. Put hot water in […]

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How to choose and care for Japanese Kyusu teapots

A Japanese Kyusu teapot that is indispensable for drinking freshly brewed Japanese tea. In addition to the classic Tokoname-yaki Japanese Kyusu teapot, there are many fashionable Japanese Kyusu teapots with unique handles and tea strainers, which are old-fashioned tools, but Japanese Kyusu teapots are updated daily. Recently, Kyusu teapots made of hard-to-break resin and heat-resistant glass are also gaining popularity. This time, we will introduce recommended items of such popular Japanese Kyusu teapot products. First of all, I will explain how to choose a Japanese Kyusu teapot, so please refer to it and find the perfect Kyusu teapot for you. At the same time, please refer to the care and […]

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Popular SAKE bottle / SAKE cup recommended ranking

Introducing SAKE bottles / SAKE cups selected by the tokyostore staff.It is organized in a ranking format, so you can see at a glance the really popular SAKE bottles / SAKE cups.Choose your favorite SAKE bottle / SAKE cup that will make you even more excited to drink while keeping the characteristics of the SAKE bottle / SAKE cup. SAKE bottle/SAKE cup that enhances the taste and aroma of SAKE  By choosing a SAKE bottle / SAKE cup that is suitable for your favorite sake, the deliciousness and aroma of the sake will be enhanced.Here, we introduce the popularity rankings and features of SAKE bottles / SAKE cups.In addition, it […]

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What is Edo Kiriko, a traditional Japanese craft?

Edo Kiriko is a general term for cut glass products produced in Edo / Tokyo from the end of the Edo period to the present.In 1985, it was designated as a traditional craft designated by the Tokyo Metropolitan Government, and in 2002, it was certified as a traditional craft designated by the Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry. The Japanese were good at handling light and shadows, especially natural light, and had a keen sense of softening the sunlight with eaves and shoji and taking it into the room. “Edo Kiriko” is packed with techniques that can only be done by knowing the light, such as refracting light with a […]

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Recommended way to wash the Kyusu teapot after use!

Since the Kyusu teapot only makes tea, it rarely gets dirty enough to be scuffed with detergent.(The dirt that accumulates during daily use is different.) Rinse with water or hot water for daily care. ◎ Important points after that!You can dry it naturally, so let’s dry the inside of the kyusu completely before using it.If you continue to use it with moisture remaining, germs will grow, sobe careful.When it is completely dried, the remaining tea leaves may also be dried and removed cleanly. Daily care is very easy!Of course, the dirt that cannot be seen will accumulate little by little just by flushing it with water.That is the tea astringency […]

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