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Tsujikura to Launch New Wagasa Online Store in English for Worldwide Customers

Kyoto, Japan, June 07, 2012 --( Tsujikura, a traditional and first of its kind Japanese umbrella manufacturer in Kyoto, has launched an online store in English at to meet the needs of their increasing customers worldwide.

Tsujikura started manufacturing Wagasa, the Japanese umbrella, in the traditional Japanese town of Kyoto from as far back as the 1690s. For over 300 years, Tsujikura products persist to be genuine and have been loved by customers in and outside of Japan. In recent years, inquiries from outside Japan have increased rapidly due to the interest in Japanese lifestyle, Zen, and interior decorations in the global market. This brand-new online shop provides not only Wagasas but the Japanese style lanterns (Chochin) and lamp shades (AKARI). Also valued as artwork, Tsujikura’s fine products are suitable for interior decorations.

The product line of the online store include:
The Japanese Umbrella (Wagasa), Bangasa, Habutae, Maigasa (parasol for dancing), Higasa (parasol), Nodate, The Japanse Lantern, and Akari (ISAMU NOGUCHI).

About Tsujikura:
Established in 1690, Tsujikura is proud to maintain the tradition and culture kept for more than 300 years. Please feel our passion to pursue authenticity. For more information, visit

For further information about the online store, please contact the following:
Tamami Kinoshita,
Website Manager
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Tsujikura Shokai Ltd.
Tamami Kinoshita

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