侍漢字株式会社

 

Make fun memories and experience the joy of traditional Japanese calligraphy in Osaka Japan!

You can learn to write to your first or last name in Japanese characters (kanji) while wearing traditional Japanese clothes. You will also receive a Japanese name card, that says your name in Japanese characters and those character’s meaning. The card also says the fortune of the name!

This video is a simulation.

 

Due to the declaration of state of emergency, book will be temporarily stopped.
What is special about a Japanese name Each Japanese character (kanji) has meaning. So when a Japanese parent is choosing a name for their baby they choose a name that they hope will give their child happiness. Each character has a different amount of strokes. The number of strokes a character has can be used to tell a fortune.
Naming card sample
TOMさん
Your name and fortune.

TOM --> 富 夢(number of 25 strokes)
富: This word has meaning to affluent and rich 夢: This word has meaning to hope and dream
number of 25 strokes: This number of strokes has meaning tolucky and egoist

Patent Pending

Session schedule (~120 mins total)

  • 1. Check-in (~5 mins)
    Confirm your reservation.
    We will give the Naming card at that time.
  • 2. Change into tradition Japanese clothes (~10 mins)
    We have different sizes of traditional Japanese clothes available. Quantities are limited.
  • 3. Introdution to calligraphy (~ 5 mins)
    A history of kanji and the basics to write them.
  • 4. Write your name in Japanese characters (~90 mins)
    Learn to write your names using calligraphy brushes. The teacher will write your name in Japanese and have you practice writing your name on practice papers. Once you have mastered writing your name in Japanese you will then write your name on a traditional Japanese paper board that you get to take home with you!
  • 5. Commemorative photo (~10 mins)
    Take a commemorative photo of you with your name on your traditional Japanese paperboard, in traditional Japanese clothes with your teacher!
  • 6. Purchase various goods with your Japanese name on it!
    example : T-shirt, Mug, etc.
Due to the declaration of state of emergency, book will be temporarily stopped.

Our Calligraphers

  • Teacher : Gyokuran
  • Teacher : Keisen

HIGHLIGHTS

  • 1. Change clothes(We have available in colors and sizes.)

    2. We will distribute Naming card.

    3. Calligraphy experience

    4. commemorative photo

THINGS TO NOTE

  • clothes : We might get dirty, so don't wear your best clothes. If you don't mind, bring a T-shirt and shorts. Because wear clothes which you do not mind getting dirty with ink.

    Please make sure you arrive 10 minute early.

    Minimum group size : 1 person.

    Maximum group size : 8 people.

    Payment methods : Credit card only.

    Please note that our cancellation policy is of 7 days before arrival

PRICE

  • 8,800yen / 1person (120min(approx.))

    Included : Calligraphy utensils, Japanese writing paper, a set of packaging materials for your work and rent a clothe.


Due to the declaration of state of emergency, book will be temporarily stopped.