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Shiba Inu ceramics are too adorable!

shiba inu ceramics from tetsuya iseda

Shiba Inu ceramics really exist! And they’re as adorable and cute as you can probably imagine. Succulent pots, vases, cups plates…. Artist Tetsuya Iseda can create almost anything in the shape of this incredibly populair dog. Photo credits: Tetsuya Iseda   Even if you haven’t heard of the term Shiba Inu before, you might have […]

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Japanese leaf art takes over Instagram

japanese leaf art heart shape

Japanese leaf art is one of those things you never knew you needed until you saw it. It appears autumn is a great way for the Japanese to showcase their creativity and amazing artistic skills. Locals across the country just randomly cheer up the streets with this temporary form of art. There is even a […]

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Hand-made cat bags

Aw, what a cute kitty! Oh, wait, what? It’s a bag? A housewife in Japan creates handbags that look and feel exactly like a real cat. Only these cats have a zipper in their backs. Meet Pico, the artist behind the collection of cute felines.  All credits: picopoco08 Pico makes each item by hand, which […]

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Manhole covers Japan

The words ‘street art’ take on a whole new meaning if you look at these manhole covers. It’s apparently a Japanese custom to have manhole covers that are even more amazing than most art in a museum.  Credit: Daderot If we talk about things you ‘must-see’,  then how about you look at your own feet? Maybe […]

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One stroke dragon art

One stroke, one painting? Not exactly, but the one stroke dragon art is an amazing form of art to look at. The guys who are specialized in this stroke can create a dragontail with just one brush stroke.  Credits: 1RonChi1 The beautiful technique is called ‘hitofude ryuu’, which literally means ‘dragon with one stroke’. It looks easy […]

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Amazing miniature calendar

You may have had a thought like this once: ‘that broccoli looks like a forest from up close’. And then you would cut it up and eat it without thinking about it anymore. That’s not the case with Tatsuya Tanaka, who has created pocket-sized scenes of everyday life from all kinds of everyday objects.  All […]

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AFlowerInJapan is (of course) a website about everything related to Japan.

If you're looking for cool places to travel to (Tokyo, Sapporo, Nagasaki and Kyoto are high on my own list), delicious things to eat (sushi cupcakes anyone?) or if you're just looking for J-Rock or Visual Kei, I'm collecting it all in this blog. Also, I've a knack for kawaii stuff so if you know a product I just have to know about, send me an email ;-) !

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