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Kanji House

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【Please make a RESERVATION before you come!!!】 Our service will make your name in Kanji, or Japanese alphabet, and write it in Shodo, or Japanese calligraphy. There are many Kanji-s that are pronounced the same, but each Kanji has a different...more
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1-8-10 Hanakawado | 2f, Taito 111-0033, Tokyo Prefecture
Ueno, Asakusa
+81 80-6885-6040
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good quality of calligraphy service with best price, very friendly staff and very satisfy experience.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank SabriSz
Reviewed 14 February 2019

Haruki and Rina made us very welcome, explaining how and what they were going to do. They asked me to describe myself, hobbies,interests, likes etc and spent time searching for three kanji that would fit my name and best fit me as a person. After...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Paul C
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

We visited as a family and had a wonderful time. We learnt a little about Kanji, a little about ourselves as a unit and the kids had a go for themselves. We’d highly recommend.

1  Thank marchumphrey
Reviewed 19 April 2018

I had a great experience at Kanji House with Haruki. Haruki has good domain of English having living abroad and communication was effortless (which is not always the case in Japan). Haruki was incredibly patient and answered all my questions about Japanese culture and explained...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Viviane X
Reviewed 18 April 2018

One of the artists abroad in the US held a one-day event at a festival in DC, and I decided to get one done. I came a bit late after the event, but I was happy that she was willing to write one for me....More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Luke C
Reviewed 6 April 2018

Kanji House was a great experience! The staff spent lots of effort in looking for a suitable kanji name. After a good explanation of the meaning, I was able to draw calligraphy my name by my own. Nice experience! After that, Haruki-san wrote my name...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank muellerclaudio
Reviewed 23 March 2018 via mobile

We had a wonderful time! Our host Haruki asked us about our personalities and aspirations and presented us with options so that we could choose the most appropriate Kanji for ourselves. We then practiced writing the kanji for ourselves using traditional calligraphy tools. This was...More

Thank Harley M
Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

Minami was prompt and accommodating in her reply (with arranging my reservation). Was not aware that the weekend was their off-day but she waited and attended to my appointment. I informed her of the Kanji characters that I wanted and the calligrapher’s style. She was...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Nomad747604
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

My japanese friend recommended this place to me, there I met this tutor IWASAKI who explained to me about Kanji how many letters and how expression is important when writing it. This is a must go and must do activitie when in Japan. I beleive...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank KDSampat
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Our Rickshaw guide for the morning was Kazuki. This was our first ever visit to Japan and he made us both feel very welcome. He was very informative and it was a pleasure spending time with him. His knowledge of Japanese culture and the area...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Ueno, Asakusa
Traces of the history and culture of the Edo (old
Tokyo) era remain vividly in Ueno and Asakusa.
Spacious Ueno Park is a great place to relax and visit
a variety of different museums and galleries. At
Ameyoko which starts in front of Ueno station, the
grocery stores and clothing shops are crammed
alongside fishmongers. It gets particularly busy at
the end of the year, when many people go on shopping
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Lisa T
26 December 2017|
Response from MinamiSuzuki1014 | Property representative |
Hi!! We really apologize for not replying. We couldn't find your reservation right now. I think there are some problem on email system of us. What time can you come tomorrow??:) I hope to hear from you. Best... More
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