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Home & Traditional

  • "YU" NOREN
    Start your own bathhouse with an official Japanese onsen noren. Add a touch of Japan to your room with this stylish door curtain that you can hang across any doorway or window to add privacy. This kind of curtain is a common feature in Japanese bath houses and hot spring resorts, to indicate where the bath room is. Made from 100% cotton, it has a large print of the hiragana letter "Yu" which means "hot bath" plus a cute illustration of a Maneki Neko or Lucky Cat at the bottom left side. Made in Japan. Note: This noren does not come with the supporting rod to hold it up, but can be easily purchased from a home center, or it can be set into place using tacks, tape or staples as an alternative method.
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    $28.50
  • 180 Degrees Open Notebook (5mm)
    This is a cool notebook from Japan which can open at 180 degrees right the down the middle. Contains 16 x 22 squares per page which is great for Japanese writing. You can also tear off a page and use it individually. Perfect for Japanese language learners. 30 pages. Made in Japan.
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    $2.65
  • 3 Lucky Cats Strap
    Maneki Neko (otherwise known as the Beckoning Cat or Lucky Cat) has become quite a symbol across the world for luck and fortune, and here is a special hand-made keychain with triple the manekineko luck -- three in one! This special keychain / cell phone strap has three different colored cats. A very cute anime style version with cute expressions that combines both tradition and modern kawaiiness in one! Wear these cute kitties and maybe some luck will come your way! Length of the three cats plus strap is 10 cm (3.93 inches). Incredibly cute!
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    $2.85
  • 3 Way Egg Cutter
    A great item for bento or salads, this is a 3-way egg cutter that cuts your boiled eggs into multiple slices all in one shot. Simply lay the egg on the side and use any of the 3 slicers to slice up your egg. Use for smiles, noses, eyebrows for your decoben (decorated bento) characters or simply use to add a little extra flavor to an otherwise tasteless salad! Great for fans of Japanese Dekoben (decoben) culture.
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    $1.85
  • ABC Bento Cutter
    It's fun to get creative with bento and make something really new every day. We have a lot of books on the subject to help, but it can still be hard to come up with ideas. Well, how about writing messages in delicious bento foods, using these new ABC Bento Cutters, perfect for cutting ham or vegetables or cheese into cute shapes and spelling out messages to that special someone. The entire alphabet is included, along with a star and bird cut-out shape. Can also be used to make cute shaped cookies. Made by Torune.
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    $4.85
  • Adorably Ugly Cat Peaking Your Memo Block
    This little kitty will hold your memo for you in the office or your house. It's a tiny memo holder that's compact in size you can virtually place it anywhere on your desk. A great way to bring some cuteness to your boring desktop. NIKUKYUU FESTIVAL299
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    $6.25
  • Adult Watercolor Painting Set
    A nice item from Pentel Japan, this is a wonderful watercolor painting set for adults. Let your creative juices flow with this set of brush and oil pastels in various colors including deep orange, pale vermillion, mahogany, red, yellow, light blue, pink, yellow green, green, cobalt blue, black, and white. Perfect for art projects and artists!
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    $15.00
  • Advance KANJI Practice ROKUDOHOU Notebook   Advance, Kanji 366 characters
    Improve your writing style and learn the fundamentals of Japanese with these Kanji practice notebooks. Each page shows not only the correct stroke count and technique, but also the proper way to balance your lines to make your Kanji look professional and beautiful. This advanced book includes the most difficult of the elementary Kanji that everyone needs to know, 366 in total. A must have for those who are learning Japanese. Best of all, in addition to a great kanji studying workbook, you get a useful kanji poster you can pull out and hang on your wall for extra motivation.
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    $3.85
  • Alphabet Bento Picks
    Add a touch of Japanese cuteness to your bento, finger food dish, or lunch with these die-cut picks of varying shapes and sizes! This set includes all 26 letters of the alphabet in pick form, allowing you to make snacks or lunch into a playful word game experience. Quiz your kid with new vocabulary, mark party picks by guest's name, write text on a cupcake or even pass subtle hints of romantic interest, all with these cool picks. The decorations are only limited by your imagination. Great for all decoben (dekoben) fanatics.
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    $2.80
  • Asakusa Kaminarimon Chochin Strap (Lantern)
    Wow, this is really nice: a metal phone strap (called netsuke in Japanese) that is a traditional lantern from Asakusa, one of the most famous regions of Tokyo. It includes a traditional Japanese suzu bell, so when you attach this to your phone, camera, keys etc. you won't ever lose them again because you'll remember where you last heard the bell ringing.
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    $2.85
  • Asedashi Diet and Hot Onsen Powder - 4 Kinds
    The Japanese love bathing more than any other people in the world, and some of the country's most famous onsen (volcanic hot springs) are mentioned in historical works going back 1300 years. Here's a new way for you to enjoy your own onsen bath, with bath powder that promises to make you sweat with four great ingredients: hot dried peppers, shouga ginger, see minerals and fragrant yomogi (Japanese mugwort). This is a bath you won't soon forget. There are 12 packets of bath powder inside, one for each type of ingredient, so you can choose the one you like the best. Have a great bath!
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    $6.00
  • Autumn Brown Totoro Linen Noren
    Decorate your room with the seasonal cuteness of Totoro with an authentic Ghibli noren (doorway curtain). This style of curtain adds privacy to any doorway open doorway or hallway and is a common feature in Japanese homes and shops. Made of high quality material that is wrinkle resistant and washable. This fall version shows Totoro flying through an autumn sunset.
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    $35.00
  • Baby Dolphin Onigiri Maker
    Let this cute dolphin help you with your creative bento life, with a dolphin shaped onigiri rice shaper. Just fill up with rice (Japanese sticky rice is best) and press in the top part of the mold. Now, stamp out some eyes, body and flippers with the nori (seaweed) puncher, and add them to the shape. A fun and easy way to make cute rice balls.
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    $10.00
  • Baby Kitten OMUSUBI Maker / KOMUSUBI NYAN
    How many times have you said, "I want to eat an omusubi rice ball, but they're just not adorable enough?" Well your prayers are answered thanks to this new Cat Rice Ball shaper, which creates kawaii onigiri (another word for pressed ball of white rice) in the shape of a cat. The set also comes with a nori seaweed punch for making the face, ears, whiskers and little feet for your cute cats. A super cute bento and kitchen item from Japan!
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    $13.50
  • Baby Penguin Onigiri Maker
    Make super cute onigiri (rice balls) with this wonderful Penguin Baby Onigiri Maker! Comes with a shaper to mold your rice into a shape of a baby penguin and seaweed cutter for the face, back and feet. Making these cute penguin onigiri is so easy. Just put some hot steaming rice into the shaper then cut some seaweed with the cutter and then paste the cut out seaweed to the onigiri. If all of this sounds complicated, don't worry, a detailed instruction is also included with the product. Get this item now and impress your friends, family or colleagues with your kawaii penguin onigiri!
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    $10.00
  • Bacon Lettuce Egg Toast Mat
    This is the cutest thing from Japan you'll see today! It's a super soft mat that can be used anywhere, in the kitchen for standing on while booking, in a hallway, or use it as a bathmat. The surface is a super soft material that's great to touch with your hands or bare feet, and the underside features non-stick rubber that will keep the mat from moving around. This is the Bacon Lettuce Egg Toast version.
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    $16.50
  • Bamboo Room Fragrance Ball
    Enjoy the refreshing scent of Take (Bamboo) in your room or office with these wonderful incense balls, featuring both a traditional Japanese scents and look. Just place these ball in your favorite places and you'll be greeted with the smells of a Japanese bamboo forest. The ball container is made using a traditional wicker basket weaving technique. Each ball's beads last for a few months. Made in Japan.
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    $5.95
  • BARAN -- Bento/Sushi Decorative Partition Grass
    Jungle up your bento with some bento grass, good for keeping your dry snacks dry and your saucy bits out of your plain bits, and great for whipping up your own original bento art creations. Now you can go wild with this thick pack of lush greenery for your lunchtime and sushi partitioning needs. This "happy! lunch" pack comes with 140 bento grass sheets (called "baran" in Japan).
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    $1.50
  • Barrier for Nose   Ohana no Barrier
    For those who suffer from seasonal allergies, we have found a new kind of relief for your nose. Ohana no Barrier is a new way to keep pollen and dust from entering your nose, by creating a 'barrier' they can not easily enter. This clear cream comes in a relaxing grape fragrance. Made in Japan.
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    $12.00
  • Bath Ball with Sushi Shape Eraser Inside Green tea Scent
    We've sold lots of bath balls and sushi erasers on our site and now these two unrelated items are one product. Introducing the bath ball with a sushi eraser inside. Works like a regular bath ball but when it dissolves, you get a free sushi eraser inside. There are a total of 6 different sushi eraser designs including tuna, urchin, cod roe, shrimp, fried egg, and maki roll. Collect all six sushi erasers!
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    $3.50
  • Beetle Tip 2 color Blue and Orange
    Here's a cool and innovative highlight marker pen from Japan by Kokuyo. This is a two color highlight pen with pen tip that borrows the design of a horned beetle which allows you to switch highlight colors in an instant. You don't need to click or reverse your pen to change, just twirl the pen and you can quickly change to the other color. Amazing! This purchase is for the blue and orange color pen. Made in Japan.
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    $1.85
  • Beetle Tip 3-way Highlighter -- Blue
    This funky looking marker probably is the wave of the future for pen designs allowing you 3 unique tips all in one spot. The larger version is a 3mm version that does your standard wide markers while the smaller 1 mm tip allows for those more precise work. You can use them both together as a 3rd option that's great for when you need to make B/W photocopies but still want the impact of highlighting. This is a blue color.
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    $2.00
  • Beetle Tip 3-way Highlighter -- Orange
    This funky looking marker probably is the wave of the future for pen designs allowing you 3 unique tips all in one spot. The larger version is a 3mm version that does your standard wide markers while the smaller 1 mm tip allows for those more precise work. You can use them both together as a 3rd option that's great for when you need to make B/W photocopies but still want the impact of highlighting. This is an orange color.
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    $2.00
  • Beetle Tip 3-way Highlighter -- Pink
    This funky looking marker probably is the wave of the future for pen designs allowing you 3 unique tips all in one spot. The larger version is a 3mm version that does your standard wide markers while the smaller 1 mm tip allows for those more precise work. You can use them both together as a 3rd option that's great for when you need to make B/W photocopies but still want the impact of highlighting. This is a pink color.
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    $2.00
  • Beginner KANJI Practice ROKUDOHOU Notebook   Hiragana, Katakana, Kanji 240 characters
    Improve your writing style and learn the fundamentals of Japanese with these Kanji practice notebooks. Each page shows not only the correct stroke count and technique, but also the proper way to balance your lines to make your Kanji look professional and beautiful. This beginner's book includes Hiragana, Katakana, and the 240 most basic Kanji everyone needs to know. A must have for those who are learning Japanese. Best of all, in addition to a great kanji studying workbook, you get a useful kanji poster you can pull out and hang on your wall for extra motivation.
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    $3.85
  • Bento - 2018 Calendar
    Enjoy Japan's unique Bento culture, the delicious and pleasing-to-look-at boxed lunch that is so famous in Japan. This is a lovely calendar for the year that features incredibly beautiful bento arrangements that you can spend the year looking at (or try your hand at recreating).
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    Regular Price: $15.00

    Special Price $7.50

  • Big Panda Mini Stationery Set
    Here's a fancy set of stationery straight from Japan. The set includes a mechanical pencil, eraser, memo pad, sticker sheet, and a gorgeous box to keep them. Comes in a cute Big Panda theme featuring adorable large pandas. A great value for all the lovely things you'll get!
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    $2.50
  • BIMOJI Cambio For Adult Real Fude Brush Pen
    From the folks at Kuretake comes a great fude pen for writing in the calligraphy style that all Japanese learn to write from elementary school age. This modern version of the traditional pen needs no special ink. It's designed so that you don't need to squeeze the pen for the ink to spread in the brush, it comes with a cover to keep the tip from being mangled. Great for all study lovers and fans of shuuji (classic calligraphy with a writing brush).To use, please remove the yellow cap and yellow ring from the pen.
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    $6.00
  • Bimoji Reusable Calligraphy Practice Set
    Using magic Japanese paper, you can write and practice your calligraphy skills over and over again using only water. Never worry about mixing ink or making a mess ever again. Simply insert water into the pen, wait for the tip to get wet, then write on the supplied magic paper. When the paper is wet, it looks like ink. The perfect gift for Japanophiles and language learners.
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    $9.85
  • Black 24.5cm Genuine Tabi (Ninja Shoes)
    J-List is proud to bring you these wonderful tabi from Japan! These shoes hug your foot sock-like for a truly comfortable fit, with rubber soles that grip the ground and allow you to move with much more agility than a normal shoe. In true traditional Japanese fashion the big toe is separated from the smaller toes for extra special balance. These shoes are not only of the type worn by the ninja of long ago, but are still used today for workmen who need the safety and comfort these shoes provide. Not only are they form fitting, they are incredibly easy to get on and off as they shut with hooks with three levels of tightness. This is size 24.5 (for feet 24.5 cm or 9.6" long). A wonderful item from Japan, wear them for cosplay or for just pure comfort!
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    $21.50
  • Black 25.5cm Genuine Tabi (Ninja Shoes)
    J-List is proud to bring you these wonderful tabi from Japan! These shoes hug your foot sock-like for a truly comfortable fit, with rubber soles that grip the ground and allow you to move with much more agility than a normal shoe. In true traditional Japanese fashion the big toe is separated from the smaller toes for extra special balance. These shoes are not only of the type worn by the ninja of long ago, but are still used today for workmen who need the safety and comfort these shoes provide. Not only are they form fitting, they are incredibly easy to get on and off as they shut with hooks with three levels of tightness. This is size 25.5 (for feet 25.5 cm or 10" long). A wonderful item from Japan, wear them for cosplay or for just pure comfort!
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    $21.50
  • Black 25cm Genuine Tabi (Ninja Shoes)
    J-List is proud to bring you these wonderful tabi from Japan! These shoes hug your foot sock-like for a truly comfortable fit, with rubber soles that grip the ground and allow you to move with much more agility than a normal shoe. In true traditional Japanese fashion the big toe is separated from the smaller toes for extra special balance. These shoes are not only of the type worn by the ninja of long ago, but are still used today for workmen who need the safety and comfort these shoes provide. Not only are they form fitting, they are incredibly easy to get on and off as they shut with hooks with three levels of tightness. This is size 25 (for feet 25 cm or 9.8" long). A wonderful item from Japan, wear them for cosplay or for just pure comfort!
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    $21.50
  • Black 26cm Genuine Tabi (Ninja Shoes)
    J-List is proud to bring you these wonderful tabi from Japan! These shoes hug your foot sock-like for a truly comfortable fit, with rubber soles that grip the ground and allow you to move with much more agility than a normal shoe. In true traditional Japanese fashion the big toe is separated from the smaller toes for extra special balance. These shoes are not only of the type worn by the ninja of long ago, but are still used today for workmen who need the safety and comfort these shoes provide. Not only are they form fitting, they are incredibly easy to get on and off as they shut with hooks with three levels of tightness. This is size 26cm (for feet 26 cm or 10" long). A wonderful item from Japan, wear them for cosplay or for just pure comfort!
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    $21.50
  • Black 27cm Genuine Tabi (Ninja Shoes)
    J-List is proud to bring you these wonderful tabi from Japan! These shoes hug your foot sock-like for a truly comfortable fit, with rubber soles that grip the ground and allow you to move with much more agility than a normal shoe. In true traditional Japanese fashion the big toe is separated from the smaller toes for extra special balance. These shoes are not only of the type worn by the ninja of long ago, but are still used today for workmen who need the safety and comfort these shoes provide. Not only are they form fitting, they are incredibly easy to get on and off as they shut with hooks with three levels of tightness. This is size 27 (for feet 27 cm or 10.6" long). A wonderful item from Japan, wear them for cosplay or for just pure comfort!
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    $21.50
  • Black KURETAKE MANGAKA Cartoonist Pen Assortment Set   0.1 & 0.5 & 0.8
    This is a great set of pens from Kuretake's ZIG Cartoonist series, serious pens for anyone who wants to become a manga-ka or manga artist. The pens provide an ultra fine tip for creating manga (or doing any kind of writing and drawing), with ink that's water-based and smudge resistant. This is a set of three black pens in a handy carrying case.
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    $5.00
  • Blue Hana-Yuzen Chopsticks & Case Set
    Here's a really nice set of chopsticks that are very traditionally Japanese. The chopsticks themselves are plastic, an extra long adult length chopsticks are extremely easy to hold and use. They also have rough patches at the end, so you can grip food more easily. The case is also very nice, with images of flowers and kanji on it.
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    $5.85