Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Houston Opera Japanese Lanterns


In its recent production of "Madame Butterfly," the Houston Opera featured lanterns made in Japan.

The lanterns are handmade and of the highest quality.

Thursday, November 25, 2010

Houston Opera Japanese Fans


In its recent production, the Houston Opera used handmade Japanese fans from GoodsFromJapan.com.

Our Kyoto maker Kuraya prepared a special order for the world premier.

The fans added to an otherworldly feel, and can be seen here.

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Shipping to USA Update


The Japanese post office announced today that as of Wednesday, November 17, all shipments 16 ounces (453 grams) or heavier to the United States and its territories - Guam, Saipan, Northern Marianas Islands, Puerto Rico, Midway Islands, etc. - are to be stopped except by companies with a contract with Japan Post.

No deliveries will be made.

This is as a result of the threat of terror, and will continue until further notice.

The restrictions are in effect for:

small packet
regular air mail

Sea shipping is still taking place, as is shipping for all items that weigh less than 16 ounces.

GoodsFromJapan.com has a long-standing contract with Japan Post and shipments from us will NOT be affected.

Taketombo kits

Monday, November 15, 2010

Japanese Martial Arts Mats

We can supply specialist Japanese martial arts mats for dojos worldwide.

Below are the details on size, colors and the retail price without Japanese tax: For wholesale orders we would hope to get customers large reductions on the retail price.

Wrestling mat TR-2
Colors: Blue, dark blue, black, green, white, red,
S:3000x2400x50mm 175,000 yen
L:4000x2400x50mm 200,000 yen

Joinable Mats KR-1000
Colors: Green/Red; Green/Blue
Size: 1000x1000x40mm 24,000 yen

Paraestra SG-180
Colors: Blue, dark blue, green, white, red, orange, yellow
Size: 900x1800x60mm 33,000 yen

Karate KL-210
Colors: green, white, red
Size: 910x1820x60mm 35,500 yen
Weight: 14kg

Aikido KL-200
Colors: green, white, red
Size: 910x1820x60mm 30,500 yen
Weight: 12kg

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