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What is Shigaraki wareTanuki raccoon dog in Shiga Prefecture?

“Shigaraki wareTanuki raccoon dog” is famous as a lucky charm.It is also recommended as a gift for opening a store or moving house, as it is an item that brings good luck, such as prosperous business, good fortune, and increased financial luck.About the Shigaraki ware raccoon figurineHave you ever seen a Shigaraki wareTanuki raccoon dog doll wearing a hat, with a big belly, and big eyes, at a store, restaurant, or at the entrance of your home in Japan?This doll is famous as the “Shigaraki wareTanuki raccoon dog”, and you will most likely see it especially in Shiga Prefecture.We will also tell you about Why there are so many Shigaraki […]

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Types of Kamidana Shinto altar and how to choose and amulet plate

There are so many types of Kamidana Shinto altar. Many people may be at a loss as to which one to choose.Here are some tips on how to choose the right one for your first Kamidana Shinto altar. Contents1 About the size of the Kamidana Shinto altar2 The design of the Kamidana Shinto altar3 Amulet plate to be enshrined in the Kamidana Shinto altar4 The amulet plate is the Imperial Seal in which the deity dwells5 Replacement of the amulet plate About the size of the Kamidana Shinto altar First, make sure that the Kamidana Shinto altar you choose is large enough to fit in your installation space.Also, check whether […]

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What is Kamidana Shinto altar?

Kamidana Shinto altar refers to a special place in the house to worship God, a sacred place where Ofuda Amulet plate received at a shrine is enshrined.To enshrine the Ofuda Amulet plate in the Kamidana Shinto altar means to set something sacred and precious apart from others.Conducting a family festival through the Kamidana Shinto altar cultivates a heart of gratitude for God’s blessings and fosters a spirit of kindness and compassion.In our daily lives, we thank the gods, wish for the future, and clap our hands in oak.Kamidana Shinto altar has the beauty of this country. Let’s worship Kamidana Shinto altar at such a time! It may be difficult to […]

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New Arrival Mino Ware Whale Design Tableware

Whale Design tableware has a very large impact of a whale swimming majestically in the sea.Each tableware uses celadon glaze to further accentuate the blue color and a water-repellent finish to create the three-dimensional effect of the waves.The contrast between the rust-wrapped brown of the high pedestal and the indigo of the waves tightens the design, and other details have been carefully considered in this tableware. Minoyaki tableware.Mino ware is a traditional Japanese craft.And “Mino ware” is the generic name for ceramics produced in the Tono region in southern Gifu Prefecture.

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Winter Sale & New Year’s Sale

Winter Sale & New Year’s SaleDec 26th – Jan 3rdCoupon code: TOKYOSALE15% OFF all items listed price*Excludes sale price items. New Year HolidaysDec 29, 2023 to Jan 4, 2024 for New YearTokyo Stroe New Year Holiday.About shippingDepending on the date of your order,your order will be shipped after January 5th.

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Tatami mat Japanese modern design Kurume weave 6 fold type

A Tatami mattress that combines Kukurume weaving, a traditional craft from the southern part of Fukuoka Prefecture, and Tatami’s material “Rush Grass”.[Relax slowly]Tatami Rush Nap mattress with Kurume weave fabric for the outer frame. Easy to use with bright colors that allow you to easily incorporate good old Japanese traditional culture into the modern age.With Tatami’s skilled craftsmanship and rustic, gentle texture, it’s perfect for a nap during your break. Contents1 What is Kurume weaving?2 Tatami mattress 6 fold type3 Discerning Tatami Rush Grass weaving method4 Tatami mattress No washing required5 Tatami Rush Grass from Kyushu Japan6 Aomori Hiba processing on Tatami7 Tatami Rush Grass cleans the air and regulates […]

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What is the Shingon sect of Japanese Buddhism?

Kobo Daishi Kukai (774-835) is the founder. Kukai traveled to Chang’an in the Tang Dynasty, received esoteric Buddhism from Eka Ajari at Seiryu-ji Temple, and after receiving many secret teachings, returned to Japan and founded the Shingon sect.He was given an important position by Emperor Saga, and was given the Toji Temple in Kyoto, and Koyasan, and founded Kongobu-ji Temple.The head temple is Koyasan Kongobu-ji Temple. The principal image is Dainichi Nyorai, the body of the universe and the absolute truth.It teaches that if you practice the true words of Dainichi Nyorai with your body, mouth, and mind (three secret practices), you will attain Buddhahood in your own body. Until […]

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What is the Tendai sect of Japanese Buddhism?

In 805, Dengyo Daishi Saicho (767-822) returned from Tang and opened Enryakuji Temple on Mt.Although it is based on the Lotus Sutra, it was established by combining the four sects of En, Mitsu, Zen, and Kai into one. Centering on the Lotus Sutra, it teaches that “everyone has the cause (Buddha nature) to become a Buddha, and if one is in touch with one’s destinies and makes an effort, one can attain Buddhahood.” From the end of the Heian period to the Kamakura period, many sects leading to the present day such as the Jodo sect, the Jodo Shin sect, the Yuzu Nenbutsu sect, the Rinzai sect, the Soto sect, […]

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Let’s enjoy green tea more authentically

You need to select your favorite Kyusu Japanese teapot.In order to brew delicious green tea, the green tea leaves, hot water, and brewing method are very important.However, these are not the only factors that determine the taste of green tea. Did you know that the Kyusu Japanese teapot can make a big difference in the taste of green tea?With the same green tea leaves and the same brewing method, you will understand when you drink green tea from different Kyusu Japanese teapots. Contents1 The role of the Kyusu Japanese teapot1.1 About the material of the Kyusu Japanese teapot1.2 About the porcelain Kyusu Japanese teapot2 Let’s choose and grow a Kyusu […]

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Let’s live with colorful Tatami rugs

Tatami rug made in Japan made from Tatami Rush, which has been loved in Japan for a long time. Contents1 Colorful Tatami rug design2 Tatami rug has a back surface that does not damage the flooring.3 Natural functionality of Tatami Rush4 Japanese Tatami Rush is durable5 The Tatami rug is sprayed with Hiba tree oil from Aomori Prefecture6 Tatami Rush characteristics Colorful Tatami rug design This is a Tatami rug made in Japan with a modern Japanese colorful design that is different from the image of traditional Japanese Tatami rug design. Tatami rug has a back surface that does not damage the flooring. Tatami rugs are backed with non-woven fabric. […]

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