January is the time for New Year’s resolutions and bettering yourself and what better place to start than with your journal - where all the organizational magic happens. As Japan is the undisputed king of all things stationery, we suggest that you … [Read more...] about Japanese planners and stationery for organizing your life in 2019
Updated in July 2019 to add fresh items. Enjoy! Are you excited to go back to school? There’s nothing like that back-to-school feeling - the thrill of newness, excitement to see old and new friends, the slight tinge of sadness that summer is ending, … [Read more...] about Back to school – otaku style!
Playtime is serious business—just ask any child waiting in anticipation for the recess bell to ring. While they’re having a blast using scissors and coloring over the lines, children are also developing important skills that they will carry into … [Read more...] about Japanese Art & Craft Supplies for Kids: 11 Picks for Budding Artists
Even in our increasingly digital age, many Japanese people prefer to do their planning and scheduling on paper. Maybe it's because studies show writing things down by hand means you'll remember them better - or maybe it's just because it's hard to … [Read more...] about Start the New Year Right with Schedule Books and Planners from Japan
Today, when visiting Japan, you can walk into almost any 100-yen shop, art store or craft shop and find an amazing array of origami paper that any origami folder would drool over—from traditional washi paper to metallic foil paper, and even … [Read more...] about Japanese Origami Paper: How to Choose the Right Paper
You’ve seen them at Cons and Japanese specialty stores; maybe you already own a sizeable collection. But if this is your first time hearing about Iwako erasers, then this little rundown is sure to make you a fast fan. In fact, after learning about … [Read more...] about Iwako Erasers: The Tastiest, Coolest, Most Kawaii Stationery