No booking required, Free

//No booking required, Free
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  • 書道

【FREE】Casual SHODO Experience  ※Cancelled

Try easy shodo ( Japanese calligraphy ) with a brush pen!
After some practice time, you will get to write the word on small shikishi ( Japanese card board) 
as a souvenir. 

Duration: about 15 min. – 30 min.
*No reservation (walk in 9am to 8pm at Ota City Tourist Information Center )

*Free of charge

*You may email or call […]

  • easykimonomad

【FREE】KIMONO Quick Try-on Activity  ※Cancelled

Enjoy Kimono quick try-on!! A staff member will help you to put on a kimono. Pictures welcome.
Duration: about 15 min. – 30 min.
*No reservation ( walk in 9am to 8pm at Ota City Tourist Information Center)

*Free of charge

*In case tatami room is in use, we may ask you to wait or come again at another […]

【FREE】Origami Workshop

Origami is a Japanese paper craft which you can make various figures by folding square paper.

In our place you have a choice of  Crane, Kabuto(Samurai hat) and Rabbit.

This workshop is available with Japanese , English, Chinese, Korean upon request.

  • monkiri-spring-紋切り春

【FREE】 ”MONKIRI” Craft Workshop

“Monkiri” Craft Workshop, similar to an art of cutting paper, is available everyday.
(Condition)
・Reservation is not necessary.
・Free of charge
・Anyone over 6 years old
***This workshop is available with Japanese,English,Chinese and Korean upon request.
▼▼▼ Movie from previous “Monkiri Workshop” at Ota City TIC ▼▼▼

【FREE】Japanese Manner and Etiquette Lessons ※Cancelled

Useful lessons on Japanese manners.

Theme 1: How to use chopsticks – Learn how to hold and use chopsticks, as well as basic Japanese table manners.
Theme 2: Public bath etiquette – Ota-ku has many sento, or public bathhouses. Learn sento etiquette and manners from a video and learn how to enjoy sento to the fullest. Map […]

Simple Japanese Lessons ( Free ) ※Cancelled

Learn useful Japanese phrases during your stay in Japan while having fun!

Original pictures and phrase booklet is provided.

Theme 1: Shopping: How to ask the price, how to use items and products, how to cook, expiration date and more.
Theme 2: General Communication:  Simple Japanese words for delicious, fun, cute and so forth to express your feelings.

***This […]

Japanese Traditional Games ( Free ) ※Cancelled

Experience Japanese traditional games. Fun for all ages, including small children.

Ayatori (String figure): A Japanese traditional play where you manipulate sting on and around the fingers and wrist to form a design.
Kendama: Kendama is a Japanese traditional toy with ball and string that has gained international popularity resulting in international kendama competitions.
Otedama (Beanbag juggling): Some […]

  • 千代紙2

Japanese Craft Making ( Free ) ※Cancelled

You can make a small craft using Japanese traditional paper.

Enjoy the transformation of a piece of beautifully patterned paper.***This workshop is available with Japanese,English,Chinese and Korean upon request.

Robot Programming Workshop ( Free ) ※Cancelled

Robot workshop is available  from 9AM to 9PM everyday without reservation ahead time.***This workshop is available with Japanese,English,Chinese and Korean upon request.
This workshop is currently not available.