Sunday, June 12, 2016

Chikyu Goma Gyroscope A Sale

Chikyu Goma toy gyroscopes are now collectors' items after the company ceased trading in 2015.

Chikyu Goma Gyroscope A Sale.


GoodsFromJapan still has stocks of these iconic toy gyroscopes and we are offering 10% off our retail price for the month of June.

Chikyu Goma Gyroscope A Sale.


Please use this voucher code "gyroA" for a 10% reduction off our stock of Chikyu Goma type A gyroscopes.

Chikyu Goma Gyroscope A Sale.

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Great-Tasting Instant Cup Raamen Noodles - from Japan to your Door

Japan is the home of cup noodles. The "Cup Noodles" brand took Japan by storm back in 1958 when it was launched by Momofuku Ando, the founder the Nissin foodstuffs company, based in Osaka. This instant noodle product then went on to take the United States by storm in the 1970s as "Cup O' Noodles."
Buy a 12-Pack of Nissin Don-hyo-eh Kitsune Udon Noodles (Higashi)
Nissin Don-hyo-eh Kitsune Udon Noodles (Higashi)
Nissin has been enjoying uninterrupted success since that time with new lines of instant noodle products. Nissin instant noodles always surprise with their freshness of flavor, hearty taste and textures, and - with most of their products - no artificial coloring or preservatives. Who could imagine that a desiccated product could taste so great - and be so nourishing - with just the addition of hot water?

Buy a 12-Pack of Nissin Raoh Kojuku Koku Miso Instant Ramen Noodles
Nissin Raoh Kojuku Koku Miso Instant Ramen Noodles 
A bowl of instant noodles - specifically raamen noodles - is ready to eat in no more than five minutes, and after just three or four very simple steps. The bowl contains the noodles themselves plus a few sachets that require opening and emptying into the bowl before and/or after peeling back a section of the foil cover, pouring in the boiling water, replacing the cover, and waiting for five minutes.

Buy a  12-Pack or 24-Pack of Pokka Corn Potage Soup w. Well-Toasted Croutons
Pokka Corn Potage Soup with Well-Toasted Croutons
Cup noodles are extremely lightweight and portable, and every bit as nourishing as a fresh bowl of noodles. This makes them the ideal food on the run, on those days when you're just too busy to cook or just need something quick, or when engaged in vigorous outdoors pursuits like hiking and camping.

Buy a 12-Pack of Nissin Raoh Seabura Koku Shoyu Instant Ramen Noodles
Nissin Raoh Seabura Koku Shoyu Instant Ramen Noodles
GoodsFromJapan delivers a variety of Nissin and other instant noodles and snacks straight to your door in cartons of 12 products, or, for some products, of 24.

Buy a  12-Pack of Nissin UFO Instant Yakisoba Noodles w. Extreme Sauce
Nissin UFO Instant Yakisoba Noodles with Extreme Sauce
Check out the GoodsFromJapan instant noodles, instant soup, and other snacks (and see more details of each product). They're just a PayPal payment away, ready to be rushed straight from us to your door!

Monday, May 02, 2016

On Sale Maneki Neko

We have two maneki neko on sale to clear this month.

Both are 18cm tall with the left hand raised.

The first is a classic koban maneki neko in white.

On Sale Maneki Neko.

The second, also from Tokoname in Aichi Prefecture near Nagoya, is a rare gold koban maneki neko.

Both are massively reduced in price to clear.

On Sale Maneki Neko.

Monday, February 01, 2016

3 Tatami On Sale

We have three tatami mats with a polystyrene & compressed fiber board base (3cm) on sale at 50 USD each reduced from 270.99 USD. 4.5 tatami mats make up a traditional Japanese tea room.

The border color is brown #20.

3 Tatami On Sale.


3 Tatami On Sale.


3 Tatami On Sale.


If you are interested in purchasing these tatami boards please contact us

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Noren For Shops Made To Order

If you need a traditional Japanese shop or restaurant noren curtain made to order please contact us with some idea of the design you would like: size, colors, lettering and we can design a suitable number of choices to select from.

Noren For Shops Made To Order.

All our noren are made in 100% cotton and hand dyed in a traditional process.

We can also make vertical flags and banners in vinyl for outside use.

Give your shop or business a Japanese flavor!

Saturday, May 23, 2015

Buying Second Hand and Vintage Books from Japan

中古本

Japan is a land of enthusiasts, and has more than its fair share of bookworms. Japan therefore has a wealth of second-hand book shops stocking usually very well preserved books in fair to excellent condition and covering as many topics as you can think of.

Most second hand book stores in Japan are very small, individually owned businesses catering exclusively to the busy domestic market. Therefore, vintage book stores in Japan are not motivated to offer their services to the overseas buyer, and usually shy away from foreign transactions because of the language barrier, the perceived risks involved in terms of payment security, and potential problems with delivery.

GoodsFromJapan regularly comes to the rescue of buyers in overseas countries who wish to purchase second-hand vintage books from Japan.

GoodsFromJapan's reliable proxy service charges a base fee of 1,200 yen (about nine dollars eighty cents, or nine euros, at today's exchange rate) plus 10% of the cost of [book + domestic freight].

Therefore, a 7,500 yen book would cost the overseas buyer as follows. (Please note that the book price, domestic freight price and international postage prices shown here are estimates, for illustrative purposes only):
7,500 yen for the book (estimate)
  600 yen sales tax levied by the Japanese government (8% at present)
  500 yen for domestic freight (estimate)
2,060 yen for the GoodsFromJapan commission (1,200 yen + 860 yen, i.e., 10% of the cost of [book + domestic freight])
2,400 yen for EMS postage (estimate based on 1kg to the USA)
  548 yen international surcharge (4.2% of the 13,060 yen subtotal)
13,608 yen TOTAL (illustrative estimate)

Books are sent using Japan Post's EMS service. Books usually arrive within 3 days, 5 days at maximum. EMS goods are fully insured and traceable online using a unique number.
EMS international postage rate schedule

GoodsFromJapan packs your valuable books very securely, but as lightly as possible to keep the postage down. We have never had a single incident of books being lost or damaged in transit, so your book purchase is safe with us.

GoodsFromJapan uses PayPal for payment.

Did you see a book on a Japanese website that you need? Please contact GoodsFromJapan. Our personalized, secure and efficient English-language service is guaranteed to satisfy.

Read more about the GoodsFromJapan Proxy Shipping & Forwarding from Japan