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Japanese Calligraphy Class in Shinjuku, Tokyo

2-36-10 Yoyogi | Adwell Yoyogi 105, Shibuya 151-0053, Tokyo Prefecture
+81 90-6179-2276
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Zen and ink strokes

Great time with master Atsushi. Digital devices’ addicted will rediscover the pleasure of holding a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
mascush
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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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Excellent teacher and very, very kind.

My son Tom 22 years old and myself mid 50's thoroughly enjoyed our calligraphy class taught by the... read more

Reviewed April 3, 2018
Adele071
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Barnsley, United Kingdom
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Let's SHODO and experience real Japanese culture! All students are welcome even those without Japanese language skills! Let's create your own unique souvenir! *Learn the basics of Calligraphy. *Try writing Calligraphy on paper or Japanese folding fan. See the website for further information.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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2-36-10 Yoyogi | Adwell Yoyogi 105, Shibuya 151-0053, Tokyo Prefecture
Shinjuku
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+81 90-6179-2276
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great time with master Atsushi. Digital devices’ addicted will rediscover the pleasure of holding a brush, touching fine papers and smell the ink. Fans of pens, brushes and papers, will experience one of the finest calligraphy and enjoy the armony of beautiful strokes. Then go...More

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Reviewed 3 April 2018

My son Tom 22 years old and myself mid 50's thoroughly enjoyed our calligraphy class taught by the wonderful Atsushi who was patient, kind and a very informative teacher. Our lesson lasted for 90 mins but it went really fast and was so relaxing. We...More

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Reviewed 27 February 2018

I truly enjoyed learning calligraphy from such a kind and knowledgeable instructor. After only 90 minutes I was able to produce something I was proud of. ありがとうございました

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Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

A friend and I spent 1.5 hrs with Atsushi and it was one of the highlights of my trip to Japan. Relaxing calming and thoroughly enjoyable. Clear English instruction and very supportive to help you improve in the time in the studio. Great souvenir to...More

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Reviewed 29 January 2018

Atsushi's calligraphy class was part of our family trip to Tokyo. "Family" here meant three brothers and their wives.) As well as enjoying what modern Tokyo has to offer, we wanted to get a feel for Japanese culture and tradition, and in three hours Atsushi...More

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Reviewed 20 October 2017

we are a family of 5 with kids ages 18,22,24 and we had great time in mr.Atsushi's class. learning how to write in Japanese. It is very interesting experience. highly recomended. Mr. Atsushi was very kind & patient.

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Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

Atsushi's class was a joy, I had a brilliant introduction​ to this art, he is really knowledgeable and willing to share. Now I am planning to do more.

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Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

We loved learning calligraphy with Atsushi in his studio. He was a very kind and patient teacher. It was such a fun and peaceful activity after a busy few days in Tokyo. I'd highly recommend this class. You'll learn about the theory and have plenty...More

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japanesecalligrapher, オーナー at Japanese Calligraphy Class in Shinjuku, Tokyo, responded to this reviewResponded 14 May 2017

Thank you for your attending my lesson! I'm glad you enjoyed. I hope to see you again!

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Reviewed 17 March 2017

This quick lesson will, if nothing else, teach you how immensely difficult the perfect simplicity and balance of Japanese calligraphy is to achieve. A very rewarding hour and a half and a must-do while in Tokyo!

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japanesecalligrapher, オーナー at Japanese Calligraphy Class in Shinjuku, Tokyo, responded to this reviewResponded 19 March 2017

Thank you for your review. I hope I'll see you again!

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Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

If you're in Tokyo definitely go and take one of his classes. He really made time for us as we had a tight schedule. The explanation was good and the practice and learning to write our names was definitely a plus. At the end he...More

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