Japanese items

Japanese items that will keep you warm in the cold winter

You may be from the North and have no problem coping with Japan’s winter cold. But the temperature can drop low enough to make some of you shiver! For those who can’t wait for spring, here are some Japanese items to keep you warm. From underwear to food, there are plenty of ways to cope […]

Japanese items

Orders are pouring in for Japanese items seen in the latest ‘007’ movie

Patience paid off for two Tokyo-based stores, with the help of the world’s most famous spy. Morita Tatami Mat Maker in Arakawa Ward and apron producer Anything Co. in Minato Ward began their efforts to enter overseas markets several years ago. This year, companies have been inundated with orders from overseas and domestically since their […]

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Taste of Tokyo: American markets offer fresh Japanese products

ELK GROVE VILLAGE, Ill. — For more than two decades, Tensuke Market in Elk Grove Village has been providing an authentic Japanese experience to shoppers in the Chicago area. The market was founded about 25 years ago, with the goal of bringing some of the freshest Japanese market items to the Chicago area. “We were […]