pottery

New Totoro merchandise combines cute anime with ancient Japanese pottery traditions

Totoro chopstick rests, lanterns, cups, and figurines created by Shigaraki craftsmen specialising in tanuki raccoon dog figurines.

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Cup Noodle releases limited edition prehistoric instant ramen vessel for 60,000 yen each

National treasures past and present collide!

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Japan’s centuries-old Mino ware pottery tradition embraces anime stars from Naruto and Gintama

The stunning new plate series brings iconic imagery from the modern-day world of manga and anime to a revered traditional art.

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Gorgeous Paul Gerber/Arita-yaki pottery watches will catch eyes, leave you seriously broke

The famed Swiss watch maker teams with centuries-old traditional arita-yaki potter Koransha to produce this limited line of stunning handcrafted watches.

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Sweet suspense: Japanese craftsman uses giant brush to fill in detailed ceramic patterns【Video】

We’ve showcased a number of calming videos featuring traditional craftsmen at work, but this clip has the added bonus of suspense

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