Category - Items

In this post series you will find Japanese items. This can be anything from a cute or rare souvenir, merchandising (figures etc.) to other random articles of daily use.


Akabeko: Red Cow of Aizu

Akabeko (赤べこ) is a traditional toy from the Aizu region in Fukushima Prefecture. The toy is made...


Japanese Taiko Drums

Have you ever heard of Japanese taiko drums? Literally translated taiko (太鼓) means “great...


Kyoto Geisha Doll

I bet a lot of you have been to Kyoto or want to go there some day. As you might know Kyoto is...