Episode #113Tradition Loves Kawaii Too!

Japan is full of various goods that reinvent Japanese traditions with brand new ideas! This time, we're introducing you to items and shops in Tokyo and Kyoto that are based on Japanese tradition and culture.
Also, don't miss our special on kokeshi, traditional Japanese wooden dolls that have been in a mini renaissance lately. Kokeshi fans tell us what they love most about the traditional Japanese craft.
November 1, Fri. 0:30 / 6:30 / 13:30
Shooting Locations
  • tsukikageya

    tsukikageya A yukata shop visited by Yabatan. Although the area around is quiet, the inside of the store is funky! The patterns may be new, but the shop creates them using traditional yukata techniques. Place: Tomigaya, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo


    D&DEPARTMENT KYOTO A gift shop & café located inside a historical temple.
    The lunch plate that uses Kyoto ingredients is a big hit at the café. The gift shop features a selection of traditional Kyoto crafts.
    Place: Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto

  • Whole Love Kyoto

    Whole Love Kyoto Developed sneakers that feature geta thongs. Sells a variety of fashion items that implement traditional Kyoto craftwork in new ways. The shop is focused on creating goods that is only possible in Kyoto. Place: Sakyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto


    ALL JAPAN KOKESHI FESTIVAL A festival held in a location famous nationwide for its kokeshi culture. It has been held 65 times. Kokeshi fans from every region of the country gather for the kokeshi market and kokeshi night parade.

Tokyo Photobook
  • Natyu

    Natyu An embroidery artist. She showed off a style inspired by Asakusa new wave. She wears a haori (short coat for formal kimono) with rising dragon embroidery..

Kawaii Tutorial
  • Fluffy cake house made from bread

    Fluffy cake house made from bread
    Kyara Kyara
    She shows us how to make a cake house using bread instead of sponge cake.

    A culinary researcher. She introduces kawaii culinary ideas simple enough you can make it at home!

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