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  • SSSS.GRIDMAN Akane Shinjo Ani-Art Mug
    A collector's drinking mug by Arma Bianca featuring high-quality artwork from SSSS.GRIDMAN. This mug features Akane Shinjo looking moe as always. Made from ceramic, great for hot or cold beverages. This is a preorder scheduled for release in mid May 2019.
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    $14.00
  • OGURA HYAKUNINISSYU   Card Game of 100 people's TANKA
    Ogura Hyakuninissyu (or sometimes known as 100 poems by 100 poets) are a famous collection of poems of Japanese Tanka poetry collected in the 13th Century C.E. The Tanka poetic form is a 31 syllable format in the pattern of 5-7-5-7-7. This purchase comes to you in a card game set for "Uta Garuta." Printed on hard card stock not only are the poems printed on the cards, but beautiful vibrant pictures of illustrations indicative of the Edo period. Click this link to learn how to play Uta Garuta. Makes a great display item for those who love traditional Japan as well. Made in Japan.
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    $16.50
  • Sakura Cat Message Card Holder
    J-List loves finding random things from Japan to surprise you with, and the newest kawaii products from Japan we have for you are animal-shaped message holders which can hold memos for all those times when you want someone special to notice your message. A wonderful item to have in your desk for communicating important information to people! This is the Sakura Cat version.
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    $6.85
  • NIKUKYU Mug Tabby 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 tabby cat version.
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    $11.50
  • Panda Bear Pair Mug Set
    Who doesn't love a pair of cute pandas? Ever since China gifted new panda bears to Japan in 2011, Japan's been experiencing a new "panda boom" with hundreds of cute products showing up in stores. This very cute pair of panda cups is the perfect accompaniment for drinking teas with your best friends and family. Great for your coffee cup collection! One of the bears is even blushing -- kawaii. A great product from Japan.
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    Regular Price: $18.00

    Special Price $13.50

  • Coro-Coro Hand warmer Sleepy Dog
    This is an incredibly cute way to keep your hands warm during the colder seasons. A cuddly dog plush toy that doubles as a hand warmer. The adorable little doggy is so soft and comfy, with two side-pockets for your hands to keep it warm and fuzzy. Another great kawaii item from Japan!
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    $15.00
  • Good Day for Hot Springs   Nigori no Yado (Akiho, Ikaho, Katsuura, Kurokawa) Onsen Powder
    Japan is a very volcanic country, which means earthquakes and occasional volcanic eruptions (which are bad), but also lovely volcanic hot springs (which are good). Some of Japan's most famous hot springs areas have been in use for centuries and are mentioned in Japan's oldest printed works, such as the Kojiki, dating back to the 8th century. Now you can visit Japan's most famous hot springs without leaving home, thanks to this new bath powder. This package includes 12 packets of bath powder, 4 each from Akiho, Ikaho, Katsuura, and Kurokawa.
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    $5.00
  • Feng shui OMAMORI -- Love Life
    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 pink version especially made for the "love life", 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
  • Shimapan Umbrella
    Prepare for the rainy season with this awesome Shimapan Umbrella! This is not your ordinary anime umbrella with just a picture of an anime girl on the front/top side of the umbrella, this features a cleverly illustrated upskirt view of a girl wearing shimapan on the bottom/under side of the umbrella. It's like looking up on a 2D girl's skirt. Genius! Use it on rainy or even sunny days. A truly great innovation from Japan.
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    Regular Price: $39.80

    Special Price $31.84

  • Mama's Assist TARE Bin 6pcs
    Amazingly, J-List has another incredibly useful set of items for bento fans all over the world -- a set of "Mama's Assist" sauce bottles that can be used to bring soy sauce, ketchup, Bull-Dog Sauce or any other condiment with your lunch. Comes with 6 standard sauce bottles. Made by Torune.
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    Regular Price: $2.00

    Special Price $1.25

  • Mama's Assist Animal Parts Shaper Set
    Another great bento accessory innovation by Torune, this is the Mama's Assist Animal Shaper Set. Incredibly kawaii, that's the perfect set to create an unique and special bento. This cute shaper set is composed by 4 animal heads, a rabbit, a cat, a bear and a dog, they are really lovely, but it's not all, find also some lovely parts like different smiles and eyes. Easy to use and you can make a lot of combinations. The set is furnished also with a pick and a tong. Made by Torune.
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    Regular Price: $4.00

    Special Price $2.50

  • GOPANDA -- Panda Rice and Bread Shaper
    Here's a fun new bento and kitchen accessory that takes your normal everyday garden variety of rice or bread and changes it into super cute panda shapes! The shaper makes it easy to shape rice into a panda shape them add arms, legs, ears and face with the included nori cutter, and you can also use it on bread to create cute panda shaped sandwiches, pancakes and so on.
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    Regular Price: $9.85

    Special Price $7.50

  • Mama's Assist Mini Triple OMUSUBI Shaper
    Create wonderful rice creations with the help of Mama's Assist Triple Rice Shapers. This set contains three rice shapers in different shapes such as flower, star and heart. To use, put freshly cooked rice inside then press with the cap to make the rice packed. Then press the green part to take out the rice. Add furikake or grated cheese to decorate. Another great innovative kitchen and bento item by Torune.
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    Regular Price: $3.65

    Special Price $2.50

  • Mama's Assist Twin Cutter
    Decorate your bento lunch with this kawaii Mama's Assist Twin 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). Shapes include a bear head (large and small), heart (large and small), tree and house. The small and large cutters can be stored together for compact storage. A great kitchen item by Torune.
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    Regular Price: $3.65

    Special Price $3.00

  • 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

  • 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
  • Handy Toilet for Man and Woman
    Perhaps one of the most oddball ideas to come out of Japan is this "Handy Toilet." Despite being one of those off the wall inventions, it actually has a number of practical uses - being out camping, if you're too sick to get out of bed, walking the dog, for kids, and heck... for those emergencies when you're stuck in traffic, this Handy Toilet is within reach for your relief. This package contains 3 reinforced Handy Toilets (made of paper and nylon) as your insurance against "natural disasters." Can be used by both men and women. Great for fans of Chindogu (useless inventions) as well, and a very wacky thing from Japan. "Made in Japan"
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    $4.50
  • ONPO Bubbling Bath Tablet   Forest
    Our customers love wonderful seasonal items from Japan that we carry, and what better way to get through fall and winter than with awesome bubbling bath tablets? This is a fun set of forest scents guaranteed to help you relax. There are 20 tablets, each individually wrapped. The scents are fresh forest leaves, revitalizing citrus, coniferous forest, and cypress. Great for the cooler months, they help relieve tiredness, chills, sore shoulder and back aches as well as promote circulation.
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    $5.00
  • Ninja Sword Letter Opener
    There's no more satisfying way of opening a letter than with a miniature katana (samurai sword)! This cool Ninja Sword Letter Opener is a great item to spruce up your desk space, making you feel like a ninja every time you slice open your mail with ninja-like precision. It makes your boring desk job more fun! Better not wear it on your hip, though, as your boss and co-workers might start looking at you funny. Measures 8 inches (20 cm) long and has a removable (read: safety) sheath.
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    $12.00
  • Lacquer-style Square Sake Cup with KANJI   FUKU / Fortune (Masu)
    Enjoy your sake in traditional Japanese style with this shiny lacquered square sake cup (you drink from the corners). Has the kanji character 'Fuku' (fortune) printed on the side. 3 inches square, 1.75 inches tall.
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    $2.50
  • SAKAZUKI   Flat Traditional Style Sake Cup
    Sake, as everyone knows, is an alcoholic drink made from Japanese rice, slightly sweet and is one of the few alcohol's that can be enjoyed at any temperature, hot, cold or warm. Here is a classy way to savor that magic drink, using a sakuzuki, traditional style sake cup. Measures 9 cm (3.5 inches) in diameter, 3 cm (1 inch) in height and has a lacquer-like texture.
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    $2.00
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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