OMIYAGE FROM JAPAN

OMIYAGE FROM JAPAN: Nagano craft brews thirst-quenching hit for...
Karuizawa beer, right, and Shiga Kogen pale ale (Choi Chae-soo)
Editor’s note: This series showcases “omiyage” (souvenirs) from around Japan. We introduce “must-buy” items available at prefecture-operated shops in Tokyo that...
OMIYAGE FROM JAPAN: National treasure Matsumoto Castle faithfully...
A 1/200 scale plastic model kit of Matsumoto Castle. The box, above, contains unassembled parts separately contained in plastic bags. (Choi Chae-soo)
Editor’s note: This series showcases “omiyage” (souvenirs) from around Japan. We introduce “must-buy” items available at prefecture-operated shops in Tokyo that...
OMIYAGE FROM JAPAN: Sip in style from lacquered wine glasses
Lacquered wine glasses are available in different colors. (Choi Chae-soo)
Editor’s note: This series showcases “omiyage” (souvenirs) from around Japan. We introduce “must-buy” items available at prefecture-operated shops in Tokyo that...
OMIYAGE FROM JAPAN: Slurping down 'soba' in the 'Switzerland of...
Togakushi soba buckwheat noodles together with woven bamboo baskets (Choi Chae-soo)
Editor’s note: This series showcases “omiyage” (souvenirs) from around Japan. We introduce “must-buy” items available at prefecture-operated shops in Tokyo that...
OMIYAGE FROM JAPAN: Milano Expo showcases award-winning oyster...
A jar containing "Kaki no Ajillo," or oysters simmered in olive oil and garlic (Choi Chae-soo)
Editor’s note: This series showcases “omiyage” (souvenirs) from around Japan. We introduce “must-buy” items available at prefecture-operated shops in Tokyo that...
OMIYAGE FROM JAPAN: Thick, durable canvas tote bags from Baistone...
Baistone's tote bags are made of canvas. (Choi Chae-soo)
Editor’s note: This series showcases “omiyage” (souvenirs) from around Japan. We introduce “must-buy” items available at prefecture-operated shops in Tokyo that...
OMIYAGE FROM JAPAN: From 'Japan's Burgundy,' high quality Tetta...
A bottle of Tetta wine has a sophisticated taste and design. (Choi Chae-soo)
Editor’s note: This series showcases “omiyage” (souvenirs) from around Japan. We introduce “must-buy” items available at prefecture-operated shops in Tokyo that...
OMIYAGE FROM JAPAN: Pickled 'mamakari' a tasty treat from Okayama
A package of pickled mamakari (Choi Chae-soo)
Editor’s note: This series showcases “omiyage” (souvenirs) from around Japan. We introduce “must-buy” items available at prefecture-operated shops in Tokyo that...
OMIYAGE FROM JAPAN: Elegant denim tissue cases from birthplace of...
A tissue case made of washed denim from the Sanyo Hight Cleaner Co.'s "Araiyan" brand (Choi Chae-soo)
Editor’s note: This series showcases “omiyage” (souvenirs) from around Japan. We introduce “must-buy” items available at prefecture-operated shops in Tokyo that...
OMIYAGE FROM JAPAN: Bizen ware mugs made using 1,000-year-old...
A Bizen ware beer cup, left, and mug (Choi Chae-soo)
Editor’s note: This series showcases “omiyage” (souvenirs) from around Japan. We introduce “must-buy” items available at prefecture-operated shops in Tokyo that...
OMIYAGE FROM JAPAN: Facial lotion made with radium-rich hot spring ...
A bottle of Misasa Mist additive-free skin lotion (Choi Chae-soo)
Editor’s note: This series showcases “omiyage” (souvenirs) from around Japan. We introduce “must-buy” items available at prefecture-operated shops in Tokyo that...
OMIYAGE FROM JAPAN: Tasty rice cakes from Tottori served in...
O-buroshiki, an award-winning confection from Tottori Prefecture, comes wrapped in a "furoshiki" wrapping cloth. (Choi Chae-soo)
Editor’s note: This series showcases “omiyage” (souvenirs) from around Japan. We introduce “must-buy” items available at prefecture-operated shops in Tokyo that...
OMIYAGE FROM JAPAN: Unique natural dye extracted from pear tree...
The colors on the face towel, left, and the hand towel come from dyes made from a residue extracted from pear wood. (Choi Chae-soo)
Editor’s note: This series showcases “omiyage” (souvenirs) from around Japan. We introduce “must-buy” items available at prefecture-operated shops in Tokyo that...
OMIYAGE FROM JAPAN: Modern technology enhances flavor of...
Gozaemon-zushi cut into several pieces (Choi Chae-soo)
Tottori Prefecture’s signature rolled sushi, known as “Gozaemon-zushi,” dates back about 300 years.
OMIYAGE FROM JAPAN: Detective Conan plastic folder could solve...
A special plastic folder featuring Detective Conan on a camel ride in the sand dunes (Choi Chae-soo)
Editor’s note: This series showcases “omiyage” (souvenirs) from around Japan. We introduce “must-buy” items available at prefecture-operated shops in Tokyo that...
OMIYAGE FROM JAPAN: From land of dunes, Tottori anime figurine is...
A figurine of Medama Oyaji made of sand (Choi Chae-soo)
Editor’s note: This series showcases “omiyage” (souvenirs) from around Japan. We introduce “must-buy” items available at prefecture-operated shops in Tokyo that...
OMIYAGE FROM JAPAN: Premium Shimanto cypress wood ideal for...
Cutting boards made of Shimanto "hinoki" Japanese cypress wood from Kochi Prefecture have a distinct forest scent. (Choi Chae-soo)
Editor’s note: This series showcases “omiyage” (souvenirs) from around Japan. We introduce “must-buy” items available at prefecture-operated shops in Tokyo that...
OMIYAGE FROM JAPAN: Kochi's traditional 'pearl paper' dates back 1,...
Thin and durable, traditional "Tosa washi" Japanese paper is produced with 1,000-year-old techniques. (Choi Chae-soo)
Editor’s note: This series showcases “omiyage” (souvenirs) from around Japan. We introduce “must-buy” items available at prefecture-operated shops in Tokyo that...
OMIYAGE FROM JAPAN: Small village finds fame as producer of 'yuzu' ...
A bottle of Yuzu no Mura "ponzu shoyu" sauce (Choi Chae-soo)
Editor’s note: This series showcases “omiyage” (souvenirs) from around Japan. We introduce “must-buy” items available at prefecture-operated shops in Tokyo that...
OMIYAGE FROM JAPAN: With 'bekuhai,' drinkers can't put down their...
A "bekuhai" drinking cup in the shape of Hyottoko, right, and another modeled after Okame (Choi Chae-soo)
Editor’s note: This series showcases “omiyage” (souvenirs) from around Japan. We introduce “must-buy” items available at prefecture-operated shops in Tokyo that...