We are introduced in an article “Takaoka crafts a new tourism industry” of the japan times, together with the other traditional craft foundries in Takaoka city.
Please take a look at the following address to know about history of casting industry in Takaoka, our initiative for industrial tourism and the effort by the whole Takaoka city to attract tourists from outside of Takaoka, Toyama and Japan.
“Takaoka crafts a new tourism industry”
We are pleased to announce that 100 % tin items collaborating with FINAL FANTASY, a popular roll-playing-game, have just released on December 1st, 2017 (only available in Japan).
Celebrating the release of “DISSIDIA FINAL FANTASY NT” and 30th anniversary of “FINAL FANTASY”, this series was produced in collaboration with SQUARE ENIX CO., LTD. and LIVES Inc. to tell Japanese culture and crafts to the world.
We would like many FF fans to have new surprise and enjoyment with our “bendable” item.
As the first release, advance orders of the following items have been taken from December 1st, 2017.
(The second release is also scheduled. Please do not miss the follow-up information.)
１．“FINAL FANTASY x NOUSAKU” Tin Tumbler
From the left, Bahamūt, Leviathan and Mascots
Price: JPY 10,584 (incl. tax)
Material: 100 % tin
Size: H115、φ65mm, Capacity: approx. 200 cc
２．“FINAL FANTASY x NOUSAKU” Bendable KAGO
From the left, Chocobo, Cactuar, Moogle and Tonberr
Price: JPY 9,504 (incl. tax)
Material: 100 % tin
Size: H3 W145 D140 mm
[How to purchase]
Advance orders taken at following websites from 0:00 on December 1, 2017 (Fri.) to 23:59 on January 31, 2018 (Wed.)
（1） Lawson Ticket HMV (Japanese only)
（2） SQUARE ENIX Official online shop “SQUARE ENIX e-STORE” (Japanese only)
Delivery starting date: March 15, 2018 (Thu.)
Also available at following stores from March 15, 2018 (Thu.)
NOUSAKU shops in Japan
LIVES shops at Ginza and Ochanomizu
Please do not miss this opportunity!
We are pleased to announce that KAGO-L, one of our represented items, is now available at MoMA Design Store. MoMA Design Store is the official shop of The Museum of Modern Art which is dedicated to being the foremost museum of modern art in the world.
You can find or purchase KAGO at a MoMA Design Store in New York City or on store.moma.org or on the official MoMA Design Store Japan website.
Our retail shop “GALLERY NOUSAKU” is introduced on the website “IS JAPAN COOL?” run by ALL NIPPON AIRWAYS CO., LTD.
Including Takaoka copperware, our local culture and the history are explained with beautiful photos.
Please take a look at the following address to extend your knowledge regarding Toyama!
＞IS JAPAN COOL? –TOYAMA- Casting English
＞IS JAPAN COOL? –TOYAMA- Casting Chinese
At Ambiente (Feb. 7-11/ @ Frankfurt), a catalog made by JNTO [Japan National Tourism Organization] is also distributed at our booth. It includes highlights of Japanese crafts and history of several regions.
If you wish to take a look or to have this data with you, here is one in PDF.