[March 9, 2007] Fudebako Vol. 10 is now for sale.
1,000 JPY (including TAX and shipping)
■The Feature “Japanese Paper”
Japanese traditional paper-making techniques have been passed down from generation to generation from the era of Empress Suiko. The 72 pages all make a feature of Japanese paper, covering the entire manufacturing process of making it from raw materials by visiting well-known production regions such as Tosa, Mino and Echizen, and its functionality - Japanese paper is indispensable to the restoration of national properties, gold foil and so on.
■Waterside stroll in Copenhagen
Today’s Copenhagen has developed due to the sea harbor and canals, hence you will find lots of historical and beautiful sights along them. We introduce an excursion that includes old and new must-see sights by river bus.
■The family precept - stable master Shikoroyama
Better-known as former sekiwake, Terao, Shikoroyama Oyakata, talks light-heartedly about his family - his father who was also his Sumo master, trained him to be a sumo wrestler and made him gain fame in the sumo world, and his mother’s affection for him.
■My collection - Zither
Zither is a folk string instrument, most commonly found in the Alpine region from Austria to Germany. Looking at Mikio Masuda’s collection of 46 zithers, he talks enthusiastically and passionately about its history and charm - the beautiful shape and idyllic tones.