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One-stop Japanese Culture Experience

Host Mariko

$126.16 per guest


You will experience various Japanese culture ;

・Origami experience (approx. 30min)
・Furoshiki experience (approx. 20 min)
・Cooking experience Lunch and tasting Japanese Sake/Shochu (approx. 1.5hrs)
・Shodo experience (approx. 50min)
・Matcha tea time (approx. 10min)

*Minimum number of your party: 2ppl
*Maximum number of your party:4ppl
Total experience duration: 4.5~5.5hrs

Learn about the different aspects of Japanese culture all in the comfort of a local home in Tokyo, Japan. In this all-in-one experience you will learn the techniques used in Japanese cooking, all in an authentic Japanese-style home kitchen...Savour the tastes of traditional Japanese dishes of your choice!

More about the experiences included in this all-inclusive cultural experience:

・You will learn the art of Shodo (traditional writing of Kanji/Hiragana/Katakana with an authentic calligraphy-brush). What's more, you can keep your work as a gift after you write your favorite letter on a fancy paper!
・Learn the traditional folding art of origami (make a ninja star, crane, and a handy box, all using a simple piece of Japanese origami).
・You will also learn Furoshiki ; an every day practice of cloth wrapping ! Take home your origami creations, and furoshiki as a souvenir!
・Finish off with a Matcha tea party with Wagashi (Japanese confectionary).

The price also includes,

・ A handout of this program, includng a cooking recipe so you can recreate dishes at home!
・ Some Japanese confectionary and a cup of matcha for teatime
・ A sheet of fancy paper for calligraphy
・ A small origami paper pack
・ A 27inch×27inch sized furoshiki

Keep all your creations as souvenirs!


We accept requests for menus per group, not individually.

Please let me know in advance if you have any allergies or religious food restrictions.  
We will arrange 5~6 kinds of side dishes.

*There's a possibility that schedule may be modified.
*We accept requests for menus per group, not individually.
*It may incur additional costs; antiallergic food

1) Deep fried tempura + Rice/thin noodles + side dishes
Assorted Tempura-Shrimp, squid, eggplant, green pepper, sweet potato, carrot, onion, burdock,Lotus root, perilla, shallot, the mixture of potato and Chinese chive...etc

2) Sushi roll +Miso soup + side dishes
Sushi roll-Vinegered rice, seaweed, tuna fillet, salmon, salmon roe. shrimp, rolled omelette avocado, cream cheese, cucumber, gourd ribbon, shiso leaves etc..

3) Gyoza + Rice + side dishes
Baked dumplings with minced pork and vegetables-minced pork, Chinese chives, cabbage, Chinese cabbage, scallion, ginger, garlic, shiso leaves

4) Okonomiyaki + Yakisoba + side dishes
Japanese style pancake-flour, egg, thin sliced pork belly, squid, cabbage, scallions, chopped ginger, cheese, ricecake, fried noodle...etc


I am based near the Shin-Nakano station, a quiet and residential district f Tokyo, perfect for seeing how the real Japanese community lives!

Also located near some tourist hot spots:
Shinjuku area - 7min by train
Nakano Broadway - 15min by walk
Ghibli Museum- 25min by train

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Hi I'm Mariko. Welcome to Tokyo, JAPAN! I offer you several chances to experience Japanese culture

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