Special Japanese early summer & rainy season items

Campaign Introduction
A selection of products perfect for early summer and the rainy season

May in Japan is called "the season of breezing wind".

A time when the water is warm and fresh greenery is abundant, and the southern wind blows like a gentle breeze on our cheeks.
It is a very pleasant time of year, when we feel the "fragrance" of green breeze

In Japan that has 4 seasons, it may be the most comfortable season since it's not hot or cold or hot. This refreshing season is often described as early summer and the shops are full of timely products from all genres.

Fashion items that reveal your feelings slightly more.

Tableware with a cool look.

Sweets that are fresh and cool.

And as the rainy season has started earlier than usual in some areas this year, we have also picked some products that are perfect for the rainy season.

Area>Kanto Ibaraki-prefecture, Mito-city

Mito, Ibaraki is located about an hour and half from Tokyo station by train.
"Mito Keisei Department Store" is located at "Kairakuen" which is one of the "Three Great Gardens of Japan".

Name of the shop: Mito Keisei Department Store
*Currently operating with shortened hours


Three Great Gardens of Japan "Kairakuen"

Keisei Department store offers different kinds of items for summer.

For a limited time only, we will be selling products from "Tanaka Hat Shop", which was founded on the 13th year of Meiji era, and makes natural material hats, especially straw hats, a traditional craft in Kasukabe City, Saitama Prefecture.

Watch out for the cool, beautiful and comfortable to wear hat!

Event : <Tanaka Hat Shop> Limited-time sale


Event: <Tanaka Hat Shop> Limited-time sale
Holding period: May 27th, 2021 ~ June 30th, 2021
Holding place: Mito, Keisei Department store 2nd floor In front of the women's goods escalator

Next up are the cool body and hair care products that are essential for summer.

Item: House of Rose "Mintleap" series

Body and hair care series that is just right for summer with the refreshing smell of 9 kinds of blended natural essential oils such as lemon and eucalyptus with basil and mint as base tone.

Cool and refresh your scalp and body with Mint Leap at bath time, on the go and in many other situations! Make your skin smooth! Enjoy the hot summer with "Mint Leap".


*Please check the price at store.

It looks so refreshing and makes you feel cool just by holding it.

Next, we will introduce new products that are perfect for the humid rainy season!
Spend a pleasant time in the season when smell is a worry.

Name of the Item: Tree of Life New Deodorant Laundry Aroma Mist.
New release of Laundry Aroma Mist which prevents the smell of laundry with only natural aroma!

生活の木 防臭ランドリーアロマミスト
生活の木 防臭ランドリーアロマミスト

*Please check the price at the store

Just spray it on wet clothes after washing, and it deodorizes it! In the rainy season when you feel the smell of drying in the room, or in underwear that is hard to dry outside. The soft smell of natural aroma makes it comfortable for various seasons and lifestyles. This is an item that is useful for modern lifestyle with more time at home.

Please look for other items that help get through the early summer and rainy season.

Mito Keisei Department Store
Address: Ibaraki, Mito-shi, Izumicho 1-6-1
〔If you are using the train〕 Disembark at JR Mito Station/About five minutes by taxi from the north gate. ・ North gate 4 / bus stop 5 (About seven minutes by bus) Disembark at "Izumicho 1-chome."・ About 17 minutes on foot from the North gate
〔If you are using city bus〕 Disembark at the 4th bus stop from Mito Station "Izumicho 1-chome" (one way : adult 170 yen / child 90 yen)

Area>Tokyo Aoyama

Aoyama Square is a gallery and shop where you can find traditional crafts from all over Japan. We handle masterpieces with shining techniques to modern products for daily use alike.

Aoyama Square Traditional Craft.

伝統工芸 青山スクエア

At the traditional craft Aoyama Square, we regularly invite "Takumi" who actually make traditional crafts and gives demonstrations.

This is a place where you can see the traditional techniques in action and find your own unique piece.

"Japan Shopping Now" introduces an event and various Japanese traditional crafts, so please check this too.

Japanese Traditional Crafts

Japanese traditional crafts

This time, we will introduce an event scheduled for this summer.

*Please note that due to the spread of the novel coronavirus, all events are subject to change or cancellation without notice.

Event : The pottery that entertains the precious time and space (toki) 2021 Akazu yaki Inagaki Kosaku
Production demonstration : Date : May 28th (Friday) to June 3rd (Thursday).
Content : Potter's wheel forming and tatara making

*During the session, the museum is closed on certain days and has irregular business hours.
Friday, May 28th, 12:00 - 18:00.
Thursday, June 3rd 11:00 - 18:00

Why don't you find your favorite traditional crafts and spend your time at home in luxury?

This event is also recommended.

Event : Kagawa-shikki lacquerware Traditional Craftsman Akira Watanabe Exhibition
Production demonstration : June 4th (Friday) to June 10th (Thursday).
Contents : Grinding of Goto lacquerware.
*During the event, the museum is closed on certain days and has irregular business hours.
Friday, June 4th 12:00 ~ 18:00.
Thursday, June 10th - 11:00.18:00

This is an exhibition of works by Akira Watanabe, a traditional craftsman of Kagawa-shikki lacquerware. At this showcase you can see a demonstration of grinding Goto lacquerware.

Both events will be held depending on the situation with the novel coronavirus infection, which means there is a possibility of change or cancellation without notice.
Please check the latest information.

Aoyama Square Traditional Craft.

Address : 8-1 22 1st floor, Akasaka, Minato-ku, Tokyo.
Access : three minutes' walk from "Aoyama-itchōme Station" subway station.
*There is no parking lot.