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Monthly Archives: January 2016

Which waterstone is better, #1000/6000 or #1000/#3000?

[updated on Jan. 8, 2017] A customer asked us, “Which combination waterstone is recommended, #1000/6000 or #1000/#3000?           <#6000 side>                      <Reverse>                          <#1000 side> I have reentered your site today and …

Kyoto experienced the First Snow

Yesterday, the Japanese ancient capital was covered with white color for the first time in this winter. The “Kinkaku-ji” temple looked more beautiful in the snow, and the “Togetsu-kyo” bridge at Arashiyama area appeared in an uniform-tone fantastic scenery.It has been warmer in this season than ever because of global warming, and Kyoto had its first snow 12 …

Lucky Men Race in Historical Japanese SAKE Shrine

A very popular annual event in Japan, Fukuotoko Erabi, or the “Lucky Men Race”, was held at the historical shrine on 10th Jan.You can check the video by clicking the picture below.The shrine is “Nishinomiya Jinjya” or “Nishinomiya Ebisu”, that is known as the head shrine of the god of good fortune, “Ebisu”,and it is …

Japanese Tuna Cutting Show by Sword-like Knife

Today, we’d like to introduce you two Tuna Cutting Shows in Japan, considered suitable for the New Year !First, some Japanese Sushi Chefs cut a 40kg tuna.Second, a bluefin tuna weighing approx. 50kg was successfully cut by a very long like a samurai sword.The sword-like knife is called “Tuna-kiri” in Japanese.You can order such a long knife 🙂 you …

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