crafts

Recreating the greatest betrayal of the samurai era with the Honnoji Incident papercraft kit【Pics】

Over 400 years ago, a temple in Kyoto suddenly became the site of a battle that would change Japanese history forever.

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Mix and match your favorite Pokémon to make your very own Pokémon wristwatch

New set is part of toy craft system with over one millions of ways to make a completely unique watch!

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Disney collaborates with traditional Kyoto designers for exhibition series【Photos】

Ever wanted to rock Disney and traditional Japanese style at the same time? Now you can.

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Do NOT eat this delicious looking bento and other Japanese food…because they’re not food!【Pics】

Japanese artist makes a delicious feast for the eyes out of non-edible material.

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Let Doraemon comfort you as you drink with beautiful, handcrafted Doraemon-quote glasses

Drink with Doraemon!

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With Evangelion movie delayed, it’s time to make your own papercraft Eva fight scene【Photos】

Unit-01 and the Fourth Angel are ready to rumble.

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Sega creates mini UFO catcher crane game with electric arm for Japanese magazine

Bring the joy of a Japanese arcade game into your home and win ALL the prizes! 

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We have way too much fun making Demon Slayer anime erasers and badges with craft kits

Some potential gift ideas for the Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba enthusiast in your life!

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Demon Slayer inspires us to build an old-timey Japanese puzzle box of our own

If you need a project with an anime Taisho-period twist, try crafting your own puzzle box!

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You can build Japan’s hauntingly beautiful Gunkanjima as a papercraft kit【Photos】

Putting together “Battleship Island” gave us a new perspective on what life was like for the families that lived there.

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A chain of “welding theme parks” is opening in Japan

For everyone who finds the sparks from a welding torch more beautiful than any fireworks show.

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78-year-old dad in Japan handmakes amazing anime figure furniture for his otaku child

A story to warm the heart…and fill it with desire for a set of your very own.

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We make a Japanese ice cream vending machine

It’s amazing what you can get free with Japanese magazines nowadays. 

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Japanese cookie brand has a fun game for you to play while stuck at home: cookie racing!

Please note that they don’t recommend using the actual cookies.

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Creative Japanese office installs awesome full-size vending machine made out of cardboard【Video】

Japan has a lot vending machines, but there’s only one like this.

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Once upon a time, Japan had sewing machines you controlled with a Nintendo Game Boy【Photos】

A forgotten piece of video game history is back in the spotlight, so is it time for Nintendo to produce a modern update?

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Cancelled your trip to Tokyo? Free papercraft download lets you build Akihabara in your own home

Visit Japan’s otaku mecca, and stage giant monster fights in it, without ever leaving the comfort of your living room.

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Japanese salaryman creates jaw-dropping model of Shinjuku from paper

From towering skyscrapers through to the world’s busiest station, this sprawling Tokyo ward took years to recreate in miniature.

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Best Secret of Mana fan art ever? Jaw-dropping project took over a year, 150,000 beads【Photos】

And, naturally, the combined strength of three heroes.

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Beautiful kimono-cloth Pikachu doll is latest creation from century-old Tokyo doll maker【Photos】

Techniques developed in Kyoto hundreds of years ago make Pikachu as beautiful as he is adorable.

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