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Experience Authentic Japanese Zen Culture

3-4-8 Asakusa, Taito 111-0032, Tokyo Prefecture
+81 50-5275-0948
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Write with clean and beautiful mind

I recommend this if you want to try Japanese culture , it needs your concentration and calm mind... read more

Reviewed September 6, 2017
Hitomi N
via mobile
Best Calligraphy Experience Ever!

Shoran is absolutely remarkable! I take a class with her and it's the highlight of my week. She is... read more

Reviewed June 18, 2017
Laura B
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Experience authentic Japanese Zen Japanese Calligraphy culture. English-speaking Japanese Calligraphy Artist can teach you to write your own name in Kanji characters. Create a unique souvenir Japanese scroll with your name in Kanji.
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Sep 5, 2017
“Write with clean and beautiful mind”
Jun 18, 2017
“Best Calligraphy Experience Ever!”
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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3-4-8 Asakusa, Taito 111-0032, Tokyo Prefecture
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+81 50-5275-0948
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Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

I recommend this if you want to try Japanese culture , it needs your concentration and calm mind even if it is simple action.

Thank Hitomi N
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Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Shoran is absolutely remarkable! I take a class with her and it's the highlight of my week. She is so incredibly patient and encouraging, she's also absolutely great with kids! The cherry on top of everything is her great English and her ability to thoroughly...More

Thank Laura B
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Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

SHORAN's instruction is gentle and polite. And she is very beautiful!! Travelers from overseas will surely be satisfied.

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Reviewed 6 December 2016

It was my first group lesson with Eriko and after 2 hours I did not want to stop. She is patient, knowledgeable and well prepared. Her calligraphy skill is masterful as is her ability to guide students in English. Young or old, beginner or experienced,...More

1  Thank William R
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Reviewed 5 December 2016

I highly reccomend a calligraphy class with Eriko! She made japanese calligraphy approachable, fun and accessible. It was my first time to try calligraphy and I thoroughly enjoyed my experience. As a teacher, she provides the perfect balance of guidance and freedom for her students....More

1  Thank EllaElla89
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Reviewed 27 November 2016

I just LOVE Shoran's passion!!! She's been teaching Japamese calligraphy for quite a long time in both the US and Japan (and still learning herself). Recently she started using green tea for calligraphy paint as she's from Shizuoka prefecture, Japan, where greens is very famous....More

1  Thank 34wonderlust
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Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

I was able to take a calligraphy class with Eriko and it was such a fun experience! Not only did I learn a lot about calligraphy and how to properly write it, I was also able to experience a wonderful soba dinner! Eriko is very...More

2  Thank Cheshireneko34
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Reviewed 17 October 2016

Great moment . Learnt a lot of good and had a wonderful hands-on experience on japanese culture! It is very recommended for those who want to try as many things in one go !

1  Thank Zay Y
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Reviewed 12 October 2016

Shoran is such a wonderful instructor! She is a master calligrapher but she makes the class very fun and friendly for everyone! You will be thrilled with what you learn and create! She is also a beautiful performer, engaging her audience with traditional costumes and...More

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shoran720, Owner at Experience Authentic Japanese Zen Culture, responded to this reviewResponded 14 October 2016

Thank you for your such a thoughtful and warm comment! It was great experience to meet you and worked together! I hope one day again LA call me to come:)) cross fingers‼︎ p.s. plz submit the PVAC artpiece pic here if you have chance! Love,...More

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Reviewed 12 October 2016

While I was in Japan, I was able to have the privilege of learning Japanese Calligraphy. The Instructor, Mrs Eriko Ohba, was very direct and simple in the steps to write my name in Kanji. The experience was rather pleasant and relaxing. I suggest it...More

1  Thank afuente4
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shoran720, Owner at Experience Authentic Japanese Zen Culture, responded to this reviewResponded 14 October 2016

Thank you Angel! I'm glad if you like my new brochure with your pic in it! Please tell your exerience to your friends and family and continue to come visit:) Good luck in your future and college life☆ Shoran

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Response from shoran720 | Property representative |
Thank you Anna and Terasaki Nibei foundation! You guys are very supportive and great work with! I really miss you too!! I hope to open my class again in CA. If happend so, I'll tell you definately. Thank you again. Shoran
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