There is a world of Japanese paper craft ready to be discovered! From DIY miniatures, to mechanical toys and shadowboxes, these models require only patience and a handful of inexpensive crafting tools. Best of all, there are so many unique kits to … [Read more...] about Japanese Paper Craft Kits: Amazing Miniature Worlds Await!
If you’ve ever watched a school-themed anime or seen pictures of Japanese students heading to class, chances are you’ve spotted a randoseru—the boxy backpack that’s light enough for five-year-olds and durable enough to last all the way through … [Read more...] about Randoseru Buying Guide: Send Your Kid to School in Style
What’s the secret to a perfect cup of green tea? Perhaps the answer boils down to the teapot itself. Over the centuries, Japanese craftsmen have altered the shapes, materials, sizes, and filters of teapots, refining the tea-drinking experience by … [Read more...] about Japanese Kyusu Teapots: Your Guide to Japan’s Iconic Teaware
Leave it to the ingenious ideas of Japanese candy and toy companies like Kracie, Meiji, and Bandai to bring countless hours of hands-on fun for kids and parents alike. Known in Japan as “educational confectioneries,” the DIY candy kits below go far … [Read more...] about 9 Japanese Candy Kits & Toys to Keep Your Kid Cookin’ Up a Storm
What’s the secret to Japan’s world-famous cuisine: is it the indescribable umami of dashi, the delicately sticky texture of Japanese rice, or the subtle, clean flavor of fresh ingredients? Each of these culinary characteristics has a unique place in … [Read more...] about Japanese Condiments: 8 Seasonings Beyond Simple Soy Sauce
Whether you want to step into the sole of Japanese culture, improve your health from the toes up, or simply make your staycation a little cozier, you can find a pair of indoor footwear to fit your needs with our list of Japanese house slippers, … [Read more...] about Japanese House Slippers to Keep You Comfortable Year-Round