Below are links to pages on the experiential activities offered, operated by HIS.
Fri, Nov 12, 2021
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15 Nov 2021 (Mon)
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Kawara roof tiles
A new discovery! Experience the world of fabrics at Komatsu Matere
KOMATSU MATERE Co.,Ltd. / Textile
Experience manufacturing on an overwhelming scale! Tour construction machine-maker KOMATSU Ltd.
Komatsu Ltd. Awazu Plant / Vehicle
Visit a legendary roof tile-maker, the only remaining in the former tile-producing city of Komatsu!
Komatsu roof tile Co., Ltd. / Kawara roof tiles
Learn to make a 9-cornered pen holder from masters who have crafted all kinds of wooden boxes.
Kitamura kibako Co., Ltd. / Wood processing
Encounter the sentiments of a young brewery master who has taken on the challenge of wooden barrel-brewing, and his meticulous sake-production process.
Nishide syuzo / Sake
Meet the next-generation farming magician who manipulates temperature, humidity & CO2 with an iPad!
Honda Noen / Agriculture
Selecting through massive amounts of tomatoes in a blink! A chance to witness the latest fruit-selection technology.
JA Komatsu Vegetable collection and shipping factory / Agriculture
Observe stone quarry operations that rely on down-to-the-milimeter precision! Accompanied by passionate stone talk by the chief.
Onishi Sekizai / Stone processing
Encounter young artisans who grapple with the massive stone within the alluring hidden nooks of Komatsu.
Sekizai Araya-syoten / Stone processing
Create your own original goods at a factory found within Japan’s second-largest production area of clothing labels.
Nakagawa-textiles Co., Ltd. / Textile
Make your own mask to the light taps of a retro sewing machine!
Komatsu Hosei Ltd. / Textile
Tour a state-of-the-art fabrics factory with treasures ranging from Mona Lisa to Jacquard Prince.
Origina-Cloth-Jacquard Co., Ltd. / Textile
With an average age over 70 years old! An endangered craft that draws maisons and offers from all over the world.
OGURA Fabrics Co.,Ltd. / Textile
Become a disciple of a Kutani ware master through a Ko-Kutani style painting experience!
Yamanaka Kunimori / Kutaniyaki
Study the various methods of Kutani ware-shaping, and take on the rokuro potter’s wheel like a master.
Miyayoshi-seito / Kutaniyaki
The 5th generation master of a studio of Kutani Ware figures reveals an over 100 year-old collection for the first time!
Miyaso-seitosyo / Kutaniyaki
A factory tour that brings you close to the passionate crafting process of the 4th generation Yasokichi!
Tokuda Yasokichi tobo / Kutaniyaki
A work of god! Observe the extreme brushwork of Kutani letter-painting, drawn at the micro level.
Togama Tamura / Kutaniyaki
From Kutani ware sneakers to teahouses from the Edo period, a painting experience that will pique your curiosity.
Chikuryugama Kiln / Kutaniyaki
Set off! To the artsy work site of an eccentric artist who defies the fundamentals of Kutani ware, with presidents and chameleons.
Tabata Naoto / Kutaniyaki
Have a tour & taste of Shinsen, an old-time brewery of Komatsu operating within a Japan Heritage stone warehouse.
Higashi Sake Brewing Company ,LTD. / Sake
A clay factory tour where you get to hear a clay prince raised within the production site of Hanasaka wax lyrical on his love for clay.
Taniguchi clay factory / Kutaniyaki
An original GEMBA pottery experience under the wing of an active mould-crafting master rarely met today.
Sano-seitosyo Ryukogama Kiln / Kutaniyaki
Immerse yourself in the beautiful world of yuri kinsai built up by a National Living Treasure, through a gallery tour and kinrande workshop.
Kinzangama Kiln / Kutaniyaki
Indulge in folk culture through a Ko-Kutani style painting experience accompanied by matcha tea.
Toraya ceramic shop / Kutaniyaki
GEMBA-only experience! Back-garden sketching and painting under the represent of POP Kutani.
Ukitagama Kiln / Kutaniyaki
Direct instruction by Master Kazuka! Ceramic plate workshop using traditional Japanese paint and the legendary colors of Asakura.
Asakura-Isoichi shinkotoyo / Kutaniyaki
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