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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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    Regular Price: $4.85

    Special Price $3.50

  • 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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    Regular Price: $15.00

    Special Price $12.50

  • 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
  • Ai Mizuno Mug Cup -- Zombie Land Saga
    Show your love for the fun moe anime series Zombie Land Saga with an exclusive drinking mug covered in art of your favorite characters. This mug has Ai Mizuno illustrated all over the mug. Guaranteed to brighten your day whenever you drink out of it! By Gift. This is a preorder scheduled for release in late May 2019.
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    $17.00
  • 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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    Regular Price: $2.80

    Special Price $1.85

  • 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
  • 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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    Regular Price: $10.00

    Special Price $7.50

  • 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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    Regular Price: $13.50

    Special Price $8.00

  • 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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    Regular Price: $10.00

    Special Price $7.50

  • 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
  • Be-Style Beauty Mask - Make your face Look Smaller
    Help keep your body free from nasty germs and viruses with the help of this new face mask that we carry. The Japan as a culture has always been very concerned about personal health and safety, and so products like these are always the best in the world. Not only does this mask cut airborne viruses, germs and pollen by 99%, it is stylish and designed specially for females who has a smaller face. An amazing mask for the health conscious people who wears glasses. Also can be used as great cosplay item for mask wearing characters! Comes with 7 in a pack.
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    $3.00
  • 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 -- 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
  • 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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    Regular Price: $6.00

    Special Price $4.50

  • 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
  • Boar Bell Display Gold and White Set 2019  (Chinese Zodiac / Pig Boar )
    2019 is the Year of the Boar according to the Chinese Zodiac, and every year J-List makes a small number of awesome traditional decorations available to our customers. The boars have a bell inside them and this great display will bring you lots of good luck in the new year. They are made in Japan.
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    $10.00
  • Bulbasaur Memo Pad
    A special memo pad of various colors and designs, all depicting cute Pokemon characters. 100 pages with 4 unique memo designs (25 pieces each) that are so kawaii. Great for keeping notes, Pokemon style. Don't miss this wonderful item. Made in Japan. This is the Bulbasaur version.
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    $3.85
  • Calorie Mate -- Chocolate Flavor
    For those on the go and too busy to worry about their bodies, there's Calorie Mate - a well balanced snack food item that is packed with plenty of vitamins and nutrients to keep you filled with energy in order to keep up with your daily activities. Sports, work, studying... just eat one of these specially sealed treats and you're back on track in no time. Comes in a delicious Chocolate flavor. Allergy information: Milk, Soy, Wheat, Egg, [Ingredients] Flour, edible oils and fats, sugar, eggs, almonds, cocoa powder, skimmed milk powder, soy protein, wheat protein, chocolate, salt, starch, sodium caseinate, modified starch, emulsifiers, magnesium carbonate, flavoring
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    $3.25
  • CAMPUS Kanji Practice B5 School Notebook   150 square 30 Sheets
    The way to learn to write Japanese is to write -- repeatedly -- until you get it. Here is a wonderful Japanese notebook that offers a great way to practice writing Japanese -- either hiragana, katakana or kanji. Each page features 150 squares for practicing your Japanese. The squares are extra large and easier to write in than smaller squared books. A wonderful Japanese study aid! A wonderful Japanese study aid! Great for studying the JLPT (Japanese Language Proficiency Test). A Campus B5 sized notebook.
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    $2.50
  • CAMPUS New Slim B5 Size Note book
    In Japan, when school time hits, there's no other place that students turn to than the folks at CAMPUS stationery. This is a CAMPUS slim notebook that comes to you in a B5 sized version but "slimmer." It measures 25.2 x 14.6 cm with approximately 30 sheets. Useful for both businesses and students.
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    $1.50
  • Campus Notebook with Special  "Dot" Guide  30 Sheets
    Japanese notebooks are the best in the world, and J-List sells a ton of them. Here's a unique notebook designed by a Tokyo University Student that features dots on the lines (dot grid notebook). These are great for using as a sketch book to work on making even illustrations, geometry study and even kanji writing practice without the intrusive bulky lines in the way. Measures 15 x 21 cm (5.9 x 8.3 inches).
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    $1.50
  • CAMPUS Standard B5 Note book  50 Sheets
    In Japan, when school time hits, there's no other place that students turn to than the folks at CAMPUS stationery. This is a CAMPUS slim notebook that comes to you in a B5 sized version but "slimmer." It measures 25.2 x 14.6 cm with a healthy helping of 50 sheets, making it larger and thicker than most notebooks. Useful for both businesses and students.
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    $2.50
  • Campus Wide Japanese Learning Word Book
    This campus notebook is not your average notebook. Designed for studying Japanese, each page is preprinted with a chart that allows you to section off foreign words, pronunciation and Japanese translation. While mainly used by Japanese for English words, it's also good for using for Japanese lessons as well. There is also a page number on the chart where you can write on to reference the word on your text book. Printed on both sides. This is a spiral bound notebook that is a wide version measuring 15 x 10.5 cm (5.9 x 4.1 inches).
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    $1.50
  • Cartoonist Black Ink
    This is a high quality black ink for anyone who wants to become a manga-ka or manga artist. The ink is very quick drying so it's perfect for drawing and creating manga or comics, you will definitely see a huge difference compared to normal everyday ink. Made in Japan by Kuretake.
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    Regular Price: $5.85

    Special Price $3.50

  • Cat GAMAGUCHI Case with Little Zip pocket
    Here is a kawaii item you didn't know you want. A cat style purse with side pocket that looks like a pair of cute cats. The side pocket has a zipper and you can store small items like coins or candy. The main purse has a metal lock and you can keep much larger items like cards, pens, or makeup. Made from Polyester, it's so soft and cuddly, you want to keep it with you at all times! Perfect for cat lovers and fans of Japan's cute culture.
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    Regular Price: $13.50

    Special Price $8.00

  • Cat Paw Prints Cup (Tora Cat)
    This very cute Cat Paw Prints mug cups are sure to become one of your favorites. With a very cute cat theme and cat paw on the front, each cup is perfect for any type of drink. Comes in three different designs for you to choose. Great for displaying too and makes for a great conversation starter. This purchase is for the tora cat version.
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    Regular Price: $16.00

    Special Price $10.00

  • Cat Paw Sponge (Snow)
    The Japanese come up with the cutest things. Of course, coming from the capital of cute culture, it's no surprise. Here's a fully functional kitchen sponge in the shape of a cute cat paw. One side is soft and spongy while the other side is slightly rough to get at those tough to remove stains. Use for dishes, floor, walls or anything that requires cleaning. Great for cat lovers. This is the snow color version.
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    Regular Price: $6.95

    Special Price $3.85

  • Cat Paw Sponge (TORA)
    The Japanese come up with the cutest things. Of course, coming from the capital of cute culture, it's no surprise. Here's a fully functional kitchen sponge in the shape of a cute cat paw. One side is soft and spongy while the other side is slightly rough to get at those tough to remove stains. Use for dishes, floor, walls or anything that requires cleaning. Great for cat lovers. This is the tora version.
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    Regular Price: $6.95

    Special Price $3.85

  • Cat Paw Spoon (Black)
    Take home an adorable and kawaii cat paw spoon that you and your family can all enjoy. This ceramic spoon is shaped like a cat's paw which looks uber cute, is sure to warm your heart as much as it warms you with a hot meal during cold days. Suitable at home or at the office. Makes great gifts too. This is the black cat paw version.
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    $5.50