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  • SAKURA Half Moon Shaped Multi Tray
    Add some Japanese traditional style to your hospitality with this delightful lacquer-style serving tray. The tray looks like polished lacquered wood, but it's actually plastic. Features a "half moon" type design that measures 10 inches across, and a sakura cherry blossom design.
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    $3.00
  • Rabbit & Moon Miso Soup Bowl
    Here's a nice standard size soup bowl that measures 11.5 cm (4.5 inches) in diameter, this is a cool Japanese item that can hold anything from miso soup to noodles, cold cereal and more. This particular bowl has a red inside and lacquer-like color outside, with a gold rabbit and moon pattern design in front. A great item that you can actually use or set up as part of your Japanese setting display for your home. Made in Japan, not recommended for microwave use.
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    $2.50
  • Tate no Yuusha no Nariagari Mug Cup
    Whether you're on the job early or late, or need that extra pick me up for a late night study session, this high-quality mug cup will be dependably by your side! Decorated with cute chibi art of Raphtalia and Firo from Tate no Yuusha no Nariagari, utility and good design sense combine to make this a formidable drinking apparatus indeed. This is a preorder scheduled for release in March 2019.
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    $16.00
  • YATAGARASU   Lucky 3 Legs Crow Ear Cleaner
    Mimikaki are the traditional ear cleaners of Japan, a personal ear cleaner tool with a scoop-like end used for getting the wax out of ones ears. There's a cute mimikaki featuring an a yatagarasu or crow with three legs, which is said to be lucky. Measures 12 cm (4.7 inches). A fun traditional item from Japan, that you can use or display too! As always, please use common sense when inserting anything into your body or ear.
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    $2.95
  • Samurai Sword Key Chain -- Black
    One of the most recognizable weapons in Japanese history is that of the katana sword. Known for their high craftsmanship, this was a weapon that was wielded by only the most experienced of swordsman. A weapon that's filled with both spirit and tradition. For our J-List customers who are weapons fanatics of Japan, we have a great item for you. This is a toy samurai sword with hilt to be used as a key chain. Measuring at about 4 1/4 inches in length, the sword can be drawn from its case, and returned a 'click' when fully inserted. The blade itself is not sharp but made of metal for an authentic look. Great for martial artists, fans of samurai weapons and traditional items. This item has a black plastic hilt and case.
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    Regular Price: $3.00

    Special Price $1.85

  • Kiseru -- Japanese Traditional Pipe
    For those of you who like to smoke, we have a great item for you. This is a kiseru or traditional Japanese pipe, which traditionally you would need to place smoking tobacco on fire bowl, but is modified for this modern day to fit any normal sized cigarette. Made out of metal tipped ends and a sturdy wooden material, this pipe has a hollowed out center so you can smoke your cigarettes easily. Measures 8 inches in length, this traditional and wacky item is perfect for use or for display. Kakko ii! Made in Japan.
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    Regular Price: $16.00

    Special Price $12.50

  • Red Dragon Omamori   Japanese Shinto Luck Charm
    Japanese people believe that omamori is a charm that protects the holder and gives good luck. These are sold generally at temples and can be hung wherever the owner needs it the most. At J-List we are proud to offer the same omamori that you can use to focus your wishes and intentions. These durable charms can be strapped easily to your keychain, wallet, bag, or cell phone. This omamori is woven in a brilliant red, green, gold, and white dragon pattern with a white strap. A great traditional item from Japan.
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    $2.00
  • Natural Stone Magatama Strap -- Black Onyx
    Magatama are traditional curved beads that are said to represent the human spirit, and if one wears a magatama one will have protection from the gods. Also known as kokkok in Korea, these beads were of tremendous religious significance during the Jomon and Kofun periods of Japan. This modern day magatama is also a lovely cell phone strap that you can use to attach to your keys or your backpack. Smooth to the touch and colored black (made of onyx), this lucky stone also comes with a small bell. This special amulet is made in Japan and will be something you will treasure -- a window to ancient Japan. The stone itself is approximately 3/4" long. Also great for fans of the anime Ikki Tosen (Dragon Destiny), which features these traditional Japanese items.
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    $3.50
  • Gold Lucky Coin ( 5yen ) Key Chain with Waraji Charm
    For those who love souvenirs from Japan, here's a great one to bring you luck. This great production features a real 5 yen coin and has cute waraji (traditional Japanese sandals) with a bell attached. Attach as a keychain or on your bag. Makes a great conversation starter for all people interested in Japan.
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    $2.00
  • SAKURA OMAMORI   Lucky Charm from Buddhist -- Blue
    The Japanese have all sorts of omamori (charm or amulet) that they believe in to protect them from various elements. Some omamori are designed protect them from car accidents, others are to promote good health, finding happiness, and even gambling. Naturally, there would be ones designed for finding love as well. For everyone out there who needs a little good luck now and then, here's a perfect good luck charm for you. This is a beautiful blue lucky charm that is decorated with intricate sakura print for that authentic feel. Keep this with you in your car or bag to keep the spirit of good luck by your side. You never know what fortunes you'll find with this good luck charm, money, fame, love? If anything, it's a cool item for all fans of Japanese culture. Kakoo ii (cool)!
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    $2.00
  • Purple Dragon Omamori   Japanese Shinto Luck Charm
    The Japanese people believe that omamori is a charm that protects the holder and gives good luck. These are sold generally at temples and can be hung wherever the owner needs it the most. This is an all purpose good luck charm with a purple dragon print, and used to bring you good luck whenever you need it most - be it a final examination or getting that new job. Measures 4.5 x 7.5.
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    $2.00
  • DX KOKUTAN  / Ebony Wooden JUZU with Natural Stone
    The nenju beads have a long history that goes as far back as the Kamakura period when Japanese noble monks started using them in prayers. The history of Buddhist prayer beads go back even further to Indian roots. There are several different types of beads, of which materials used, the size of beads, the number of beads and the number of strings of beads. This awesome prayer beads is an ebony wooden version with natural stones on the ends. Stretches to fit any wrist. Measures approximately 9 cm (3.5 inches). Great for anyone with an interest in Buddhism.
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    $9.85
  • DX SHITAN /  Sandalwood JUZU with Natural Stone
    The nenju beads have a long history that goes as far back as the Kamakura period when Japanese noble monks started using them in prayers. The history of Buddhist prayer beads go back even further to Indian roots. There are several different types of beads, of which materials used, the size of beads, the number of beads and the number of strings of beads. These awesome prayer beads is an sandalwood version with natural stones on the ends. Stretches to fit any wrist. Measures approximately 9 cm (3.5 inches).
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    Regular Price: $9.85

    Special Price $6.50

  • Mini Pink x Dark Green Lucky OMAMORI
    The Japanese people believe that omamori is a charm that protects the holder and gives good luck. Here's a cute mini omamori sakura version that measures 3.5 x 5.5 cm. Attach to your bag, keychain or phone. Kawaii!
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    $2.50
  • Sakura Patterned Bell Strap
    A really cool netsuke (strap) with a traditional sakura (cherry blossom) that acts as a bell. Painted pink, white and black with gold highlights printed on it bringing a fine luster. For such a simple item, this little strap is pretty interesting and very traditional. The charm measures 1.5 cm (0.5 inches) in circumference.
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    Regular Price: $2.50

    Special Price $1.85

  • Ema Shaped Omamori Key Chain for Study & Health
    This Japanese Ema is a special symbol of Japan, like the Maneki Neko, used for good luck and fortune. This one is a focus on luck for study and passing future exams. While not a substitute for hours of hard study, who's to say that the selection of a test's questions isn't some form of luck. A beautiful specimen of Japanese culture.
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    $3.00
  • 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
  • Fuku-Atsume Colorful 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 maneki neko luck -- three in one! This special keychain / cell phone strap has three different colored cats, each representing a different kind of luck: the white cat is for luck in business, the yellow is luck in money, and he pink for luck in love! Wear these cute kitties and maybe some luck will come your way! Length of the three cats plus ball is 2.5". Incredibly cute!
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    $3.00
  • Lucky Charm for Safety Driving -- "Mikoshi" Car Window Mascot Random color
    Here's a wonderful item from Japan for your vehicle: a lucky charm that says kotsuu anzen or "safe driving" with a mikoshi or portable shrine attached. This cute car accessory sticks onto your window with a suction cup, and has a charm written in kanji hanging from the cup. From the cup the portable shrine hangs-- this is a miniaturization of the large portable shrines that Japanese people are seen carrying on the streets in festivals. Attached to the bottom of this charm are a tassel and two bells. This is a great traditional item that also may prevent accidents! From suction cup to the bottom of the tassel is about 28 cm long (11 inches).
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  • OMAMORI -- SHU
    The Japanese have all sorts of omamori (charm or amulet) that they believe in to protect them from various elements. Some omamori are designed protect them from car accidents, others are to promote good health, finding happiness, and even gambling. Naturally, there would be ones designed for finding love as well. For everyone out there who needs a little good luck now and then, here's a perfect good luck charm for you. This is a beautiful red lucky charm that is decorated with an intricate design print for that authentic feel. Keep this with you in your car or bag to keep the spirit of good luck by your side. You never know what fortunes you'll find with this good luck charm, money, fame, love? If anything, it's a cool item for all fans of Japanese culture.
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    $2.65
  • OMAMORI -- KON
    The Japanese have all sorts of omamori (charm or amulet) that they believe in to protect them from various elements. Some omamori are designed protect them from car accidents, others are to promote good health, finding happiness, and even gambling. Naturally, there would be ones designed for finding love as well. This is a beautiful blue lucky charm that is decorated with intricate design print for that authentic feel. Keep this with you in your car or backpack to keep the spirit of good luck by your side and watch the women come rolling in. If anything, it's a cool item for all fans of Japanese culture.
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    $2.65
  • Feng shui OMAMORI -- Money Luck
    The Japanese have all sorts of omamori (charm or amulet) that they believe in to protect them from various elements. Some omamori are designed protect them from car accidents, others are to promote good health, finding happiness, and even gambling. Naturally, there would be ones designed for finding love as well. For everyone out there who needs a little good luck now and then, here's a perfect good luck charm for you. This is the yellow version especially made for the "money luck", keep this with you in your car, bag, phone to keep the spirit of good luck by your side. It's a cool item for all fans of Japanese culture.
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    $3.00
  • Feng shui OMAMORI -- Victory Luck
    The Japanese have all sorts of omamori (charm or amulet) that they believe in to protect them from various elements. Some omamori are designed protect them from car accidents, others are to promote good health, finding happiness, and even gambling. Naturally, there would be ones designed for finding love as well. For everyone out there who needs a little good luck now and then, here's a perfect good luck charm for you. This is the purple version especially made for the "victory luck," keep this with you in your car, bag, phone to keep the spirit of good luck by your side. It's a cool item for all fans of Japanese culture.
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    Regular Price: $3.00

    Special Price $1.85

  • Feng shui OMAMORI -- Happiness
    The Japanese have all sorts of omamori (charm or amulet) that they believe in to protect them from various elements. Some omamori are designed protect them from car accidents, others are to promote good health, finding happiness, and even gambling. Naturally, there would be ones designed for finding love as well. For everyone out there who needs a little good luck now and then, here's a perfect good luck charm for you. This is the blue version especially made for the "happiness", keep this with you in your car, bag, phone to keep the spirit of good luck by your side. It's a cool item for all fans of Japanese culture.
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    $3.00
  • IROHA KARUTA   Japanese Kotowaza Card Game
    Karuta is a traditional Japanese game in which there is one cart for each of the sounds in hiragana, and players memorize information so they can more easily grab the correct card before their opponent. This great card game that will help you learn kotowaza, that is Japanese proverbs, which are fun for foreigners to learn since Japanese don't expect us know them.
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    $7.25
  • 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
  • Hariko Daruma (17cm)
    The Daruma is a spherical Japanese doll that represented the Bodhidharma (a Zen monk) who meditated so long that his arms and legs were no longer of any use, leaving only the head. These dolls were often used as a good luck charm to help make your wish come true. Now you can have your own authentic Daruma to bring you good luck. Specifically created right here in Gunma this medium sized Daruma measures in at 6.5 inches in height, and is the painted exactly like the same dolls that you'll see all over Japan. A great item to display your love for Japan!
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    $20.00
  • Super Desktop Hariko Daruma -- Yellow
    Bring some Japanese tradition to your desktop with this fun little mini daruma. The way daruma dolls are traditionally used is to write something you want on the front and color-in one eye. If you get your wish, you're supposed to color-in the other eye. This is the perfect sized daruma for your small display, window knickknacks, and a must-have stocking stuffer, at 2 about inches tall. This purchase is for the yellow version desktop daruma.
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    $2.50
  • White Super Desktop Hariko Daruma
    Bring some Japanese tradition to your desktop with this fun little mini daruma. The way daruma dolls are traditionally used is to write something you want on the front and color-in one eye. If you get your wish, you're supposed to color-in the other eye. This is the perfect sized daruma for your small display, window nick-nacks, and a must-have stocking stuffer, at 2 about inches tall. This purchase is for the white version desktop daruma.
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    $2.50
  • Hariko Daruma -- Small *12cm*   Classic Type
    The daruma doll is a well-known symbol in Japan as the universal bringer of luck and completion. Companies buy huge versions of these colorful wooden dolls (that are really nothing more than a head) costing thousands of US dollars. However, you can now own one of these cool guys (for far, far less) and attach them to your keychain to bring you good luck. Standing 12 cm (4.5 inches) tall, this guy comes without his eyes drawn in, and the word "Fortune" ("fuku") on his tummy. To "use" this guy, color in one of his eyes (right or left is up to you), and either make a wish or commitment. When that wish comes true, or you complete your task, color in the other eye. Traditionally these guys are burnt in a bonfire afterwards, but you can keep your daruma doll to remind you of your accomplishment! Great for passing tests, getting married, starting a company, or meeting any kind of goal you have.
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    $9.85
  • Totoro Single Sofa Plush Chair
    The ultimate item for Totoro fans, this one-person couch is shaped like a giant gray Totoro! Made of soft polyester and nylon, this cute and comfortable couch is designed to seat one person on Totoro's welcoming belly. We've been selling Totoro plush toys a long time, and it takes a lot for us to be as impressed as we are with this -- it's just too cool! Watch your friends' eyes light up when they see this in your room! EMS shipping only. Does not recline. Due to the popularity of the item, the maker reissues this wonderful Sofa.
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    $290.00
  • Mama's Assist Leaf Picks
    Pretend that you are eating healthy by making all your food look like a fruit, with these leaf picks for the creative bento chief. Comes with 10 picks, 5 single and 5 double picks. Insert the single pick into a boiled egg to create an "eggplant." Insert the double pick into two chocolates to create a "choco cherry." Let your imagination run wild with this cute cooking accessory. Create a buzz at your next party with these kawaii picks. Brought to you by Torune.
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    Regular Price: $2.50

    Special Price $1.85

  • Mama's Assist KIGURUMI Cutter Set
    Decorate your bento lunch with this kawaii Mama's Assist Animal Cutter Set. This set comes complete with everything you need to make cute cutouts out of ham, cheese or vegetables (since veggies like carrots are hard, boil them first before to soften them up before cutting). Animal shapes include a lion head, 2 rabbits (one rabbit head and one full body rabbit), bear head, and full body squirrel. To remove small parts like the eyes and mouth, the set also includes a handy pick and tweezers for easily picking up your delicious animal creations. A great kitchen item by Torune.
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    Regular Price: $3.95

    Special Price $3.00

  • Mama's Assist Bear Stamp Mini Bread Shaper
    Another great bento innovation by Torune, this is the Mama's Assist Bear Stamp which lets you create cute mini sandwiches. This set comes with one bread cutter (bear head) and 4 bread stamps with different designs including a bear face, bear paw, chef bear with the word "cook," and a present with the word "For you." To make these cute sandwich creations, first you need to cut a bread into mini circles using the bread cutter. Then use one of the stamps to imprint a cute design on your cut bread. Set also comes with a pick to push out the bread when you cut or stamp them. Recommended for DecoBen enthusiasts.
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    Regular Price: $4.00

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  • NIKUKYU Mug Black Cat
    Take home an adorable and kawaii cat paw mug that you and your family can all enjoy. This ceramic mug 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 drink during cold days. Suitable at home or at the office. Makes great gifts too. This is the black cat version.
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    $11.50
  • Microwave Ramen Maker
    If you survive off of Maruchan or Nissin instant ramen noodles because of your busy work/study schedule, then here is the ultimate tool for you. If you ever find yourself without a stove but are craving for ramen, this ramen microwave bowl will make an excellent alternative. It's made of a polypropylene material and designed so that the steam hydrates your noodles so they're soft and steamy in about a minute. The bowl measures 19 cm (7.4 inches) in diameter and 8 cm (3.1 inches) in height. Made in Japan. To use, simply pour water inside the bowl and add your ramen, mix and meats and vegetables inside. Steam the ramen till it's cooked. Our customers also report it's great for making Kraft Macaroni and Cheese in short order! Please refer to the cooking times using the table below Water / Watts / Mins Cool Water / 500 Watts Microwave / 7 mins Cool Water / 600 Watts Microwave / 6 mins Hot Water / 500 Watts Microwave / 3 mins 30 sec Hot Water / 600 Watts Microwave / 3 mins
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    $3.85