Omamori

Thanks to the shogun, this Tokyo Shinto shrine has good luck charms to help you win idol tickets

The historical reason this shrine in the heart of the city is becoming a must-visit for idol fans.

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Sega creates free digital omamori good luck charms to help you succeed at school and work

Characters from Yakuza, Virtua Fighter, and Sonic the Hedgehog want to give you a boost on test day or in your job interview.

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Protect yourself from social media evils with Japanese omamori amulet capsule toys【Pics】

Or amplify the good things about it, if you’re an optimist.

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Kyoto Mystery Spot: vending machine near one of Kyoto’s oldest temples sells what?! 【Photos】

We’ll give you a hint: this vending machine will provide you divine protection while on the go.

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Japanese omamori good-luck charm pouches are here to protect your lips as stylish balm holders

Over 40 handcrafted designs to choose from, many made with thousand-year-old Fujiyama-ori tradition.

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Fake monks targeting foreign visitors to Japan?

Mock monks after your money? On layman‘s terms.

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Tottori’s shrines have some of the most adorable charms you’ve ever seen!

Attract good vibes in style.

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Keep your smartphone safe in a pouch styled after Japanese Shinto/Buddhist protection amulets

Phone accessories come embroidered with declarations of protection against online flaming and low batteries.

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Pop and colorful personalized charms from Tokyo temple may be the answer to your problems!

A Buddhist temple in Tokyo is now offering custom-made omamori charms, and their brilliant colors and designs are…well, nothing short of “charming”!

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We can’t get enough of these clever pouches inspired by Japanese amulets

If you visit a shrine in Japan, you’re sure to find a small shack somewhere on the shrine grounds selling Omamori, special amulets for good luck or protection. These small pieces of colored cloth come in many different designs and serve various purposes. Some are meant to protect the holder while traveling, others give good luck to those taking a test. They are almost always brightly colored and are works of art in themselves. Inspired by the beauty of Omamori, one design team from Japan has created beautiful pouches and notepads that are sure to impress.

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