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We connect curious travelers with authentic Japanese traditions.

From the warm hospitality of a master sharing their art, to the wonder of crafting using ancient techniques, it’s our mission to help you create lifelong memories of a deeper Japan.

 

Explore Tokyo area experiences

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Feel the fire of a katana forged before your eyes.

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Mend broken pottery with gold using this centuries-old technique.

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Watch ringside at a real Sumo training session.

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Dye your own garment with Japan’s deep indigo.

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Learn the living language of flowers at an Ikebana atelier.

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Knead, cut, and eat your own Soba noodles from scratch.

 

Discover Kansai area experiences

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Explore the heart of sake at a 6th generation Osaka brewery.

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Craft your own gorgeous Geisha hair ornament in Kyoto.

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Hand make Japanese sweets almost too beautiful to eat.

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Calm your spirit with the ancient ritual of samurai tea.

 

Meet our master artisans

 
I find joy in creating a sword that supports the spiritual needs of the client – one that can be handed down generations for hundreds of years.
— Fusahiro Shimojima, Katana Swordsmith
 Suguru, Karate Master

Suguru, Karate Master

 Hajime, Shikki Master

Hajime, Shikki Master

 Nobuko, Biwa Performer

Nobuko, Biwa Performer

 

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