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Nihombashi Mitsukoshi

[New arrival] “Pitcher – TOKKURI“ and “Small Cup – CHOKO”

We are pleased to announce that the following 2 items; “Pitcher – TOKKURI“, and “Small Cup – CHOKO”, will be on presale at our retail and online shops from March 8th.

It is designed for Soba soup but can be used for Sake as well.
Putting “Pitcher – TOKKURI” in icy water just for 2-3 minutes, it can be chilled well with its high heat conductivity.
We also offer a set of those 2 items in a beautiful wooden box which makes a perfect gift for any special occasions.

On sale: March 8th (Wed)
*Already available at NOUSAKU shops in Matsuya Ginza Department Store and Hakata Hankyu Department Store.

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1.  Pitcher – TOKKURI JPY 8,640 (incl. tax) Capacity: approx. 280cc
2.  Small Cup – CHOKO JPY4,860 (incl. tax) Capacity: approx. 120cc
3.  A set of above 2 items in a wooden box JPY 20,520 (incl. tax)

All of us at NOUSAKU look forward to your visit.

The second limited edition for this spring: Cherry blossom-inspired items

We are pleased to announce that the following 2 items will be on sale as the second series of this spring limited edition, from February 18th.
With its lovely color, both the items will be a perfect gift in this season.

   

Right: Sake/Sauce Pitcher – S [cherry blossom pink] JPY 7,236 (Incl. tax)
Left: Kuzushi – Yure – XS [cherry blossom pink] JPY 5,400 (Incl. tax)

On sale: February 18th (Sat)
*Only available at our retail and online shops.

This is a limited supply item. Kindly contact each shop for the availability.
All of us at NOUSAKU look forward to your visit.

NOUSAKU 100th Anniversary exhibition at Nihombashi Mitsukoshi Department Store

Celebrating the 100th anniversary of our foundation, we are holding the special exhibition “100 Sorori vases” at Nihombashi Mitsukoshi Department Store.
Sorori is a single-stem vase which has been recognized as one of the key items in a long history of traditional tea ceremony. With its traditional vase, we carried out the project featuring 100 stunning artisans in Takaoka to introduce the traditions and techniques handed down in our area.
Given their special finishing, each vase shows the superb craftsmanship.
Besides the vases, our tin sake cups and brass home accessories will be also showcased at the same time.
We hope you feel the history of Takaoka through the art pieces and enjoy the exhibition.
*We accept the order for all Sorori vase based on build to order. The special brochure introducing every Sorori will be on sale on site.

NOUSAKU 100th Anniversary – special exhibition
Period: Feb 15th (Wed) to 28th (Tue)
Vennue: Space #5 on the 5th floor, Nihombashi Mitsukoshi Department Store
*The department store will be closed on Feb 21st (Tue)

Our president will give a public talk at the venue, inviting photographer, Masato Terauchi from 2pm on Feb 18th (Sat). *Presented in Japanese
During the exhibition period, we will offer a special experience to enjoy the properties of pure tin using NOUSAKU sake cups. Please take this opportunity to learn about our tin items.

In the meantime, the following cherry blossom items are on presale at the shop from Feb 15th.
This is a limited supply item and kindly contact the shop for the availability.

 

All of us at NOUSAKU look forward to your visit.

[New Arrival] Sake Pitcher – CHIRORI with hinged lid – S

We are pleased to announce that the new item “Sake Pitcher – CHIRORI with hinged lid – S” will be on presale at our retail and online shops from Feb 8th.

 

When you open the lid, you can enjoy the great aroma of sake as it is enclosed in a pitcher while heating. The high heat conductivity of tin enables you to quickly warm sake in hot water or even chill in icy water.

Price : JPY 16,200 (incl. tax)
Capacity : approx. 180 cc
On sale: February 8th (Wed) at our retail and online shops .

We are looking forward to your visit.

Limited edition for this spring: Cherry blossom-inspired items

We are pleased to announce that the following items in the motif of cherry blossom will be on sale at our retail and online shops.
Some of our classic items will be available in a beautiful cherry blossom pink.
Please don’t miss your chance to get the limited-supply items.

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1. Sake Cup – KIKI – II [cherry blossom pink]
2. Chopstick Rest – sakura – set of 5 [cherry blossom pink]
3. Chopstick Rest – flowers – cherry blossom set of 5
4. Sakura sake set – Sake/Sauce Pitcher – S, Sake Cup – KIKI – II, Sake Cup – KIKI – II [cherry blossom pink], Chopstick Rest – sakura set of 2 (1pcs for each color: tin and cherry blossom pink) –
5. Kuzushi – Yugami – M [cherry blossom pink] *Only available at our shop in Nihombashi-Mitsukoshi department store

On sale: Jan 28th (Sat) at our retail and online shops.

This is a limited supply item. Kindly contact each shop for the availability.
We look forward to your visit.

Limited edition: “Champagne glass – S“ is now on sale

Christmas and the New Year are around the corner, we would like to introduce the limited edition: “Champagne glass – S” which is available at our retail and online shops from this weekend.
In response to many requests from customers, we developed this tin version of our regular Champagne glass which is applied gold leaf inside.
It has been believed that water in a tin container does not spoil and tin enhances the flavor of sake, this tin glass is perfect to enjoy the great properties of tin, especially for this party season.

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Champagne glass – S
On sales: December 17th (Sat)
*Only available at our retail and online shops
Price: JPY 7,020 (incl. tax)
Capacity : approx. 130 cc

This is a limited supply item. Kindly contact each shop for the availability.
All of us at NOUSAKU look forward to your visit.

Special event “Nousaku French Style” at Nihombashi Mitsukoshi

We are pleased to announce the special event “Nousaku French Style” in which we will showcase and introduce the elegant table settings using our items.
During the event, beautiful tin plates which embody the crescent moon and the special wine glass – Veloute is exclusively on sale at the shop.

– Special event “Nousaku French Style”
Period: Oct 5th (Wed) – 11th (Tue)
Venue: 5th Fl., Nihombashi Mitsukoshi TEL:03-3274-8931 (main number)

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– Available only at the shop
Small plate – crescent moon JPY 6,480 (incl. tax)
Oval plate – crescent moon JPY 6,696 (incl. tax)

– Presale at the shop
Wine Glass – Veloute JPY30,240 (incl. tax)
* You can enjoy the property of pure tin through this glass as the stem made of pure tin contacts with liquor poured into.

Moreover, we offer a special experience to enjoy the property of pure tin, using our sake cups, and to learn about our history through our president speech on Oct 8th.

-Speech of our president Mr. Nousaku *Presented in Japanese
Date: On Oct 8th (Sun) PM 1:00-

All of us at NOUSAKU look forward to your visit.

Limited edition: NAJIMI tumbler – “Japanese pampas grass” will be on sale

We are pleased to announce that the limited edition in this autumn: NAJIMI tumbler – “Japanese pampas grass” will be available at our retail and online shops in Japan.
Different from casting surface, it is given a special vibration finishing to portray the glass blowing in the autumn wind.
With its beautiful surface, the cup will be definitely add enjoyment to your drinks.

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On sales: September 22nd (Thu) * Only available at our retail and online shops in Japan.
Price: JPY 7,236 (incl. tax)
Capacity : approx. 350 cc

This is a limited supply item. Kindly contact each shop for the availability.
All of us at NOUSAKU look forward to your visit.

Doraemon items are exclusively on sale at our retail shops in Japan

Fujiko F. Fujio, who is the author of Doraemon, a popular comic and anime series across the world, is from Takaoka-city which receives a high reputation as a center of metal industry.

Based in Takaoka, we NOUSAKU developed the following Doraemon items using casting techniques handed down over 400 years in this area. It was a huge honor for us to be able to promote our hometown with this collaboration between the traditional crafts and the legendary manga series.

Dora emon items

1. Small plate – Time Kerchief JPY 4,536
2. Wind bell – Doraemon JPY 7,560
3. Chopstick rest- Himitsu Dōgu (Secret gadgets) – set of 5 JPY 7,560
4. Paper weight -Doraemon JPY 4,104

On sales:
Aug 3rd (Wed): NOUSAKU at Marier Toyama, Toyama Daiwa, Nihombashi-mitsukoshi, and GALLERY NOUSAKU
Aug 10th (Wed): Hankyu Umeda
Aug 30th (Tue): Head office, NOUSAKU Fukuoka Mitsukoshi
Sep 14th (Wed): NOUSAKU at  Palace Hotel Tokyo, Matsuya Ginza, Hakata Hankyu and our online shop

All of us look forward to your visit.

Sake pitcher / cup – moon set

From the old days in Japan, people has enjoyed waxing moon and admired the full moon in autumn season known as Tsukimi, a moon-viewing celebration, drinking sake and having good food.
Following last year, we are pleased to announce that the Sake pitcher/ cup – moon set will be exclusively on sale at our retail and online shops in Japan, from August 20th (Sat).
This moon-inspired items will surely enhance the enjoyment of Tsukimi.

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Sake pitcher/ cup – moon set
Sake Pitcher – moon[gold], Sake Cup – moon, Sake Cup – moon[gold]
Price: JPY17,928
On sales: August 20th (Sat)

This is a limited supply set. Kindly contact each shop for the availability.
All of us at NOUSAKU look forward to your visit.

Limited edition: Sake cup in summer blue colors

We are pleased to announce that the sake cup KIKI – II will be available in new summer colors at our retail and online shops in Japan.
Applied colored silver leaf, the special blue tones make a beautiful combination with the brightness of tin that makes us feel cooler and relaxed.
Because of the high heat conductivity of tin, we can enjoy the chilly drink with the cups as well.
Please don’t miss your chance to get the limited-supply items and enjoy your summer time.

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On sales: July 13th (Wed)
Left: KIKI – II – Natsugeshiki            JPY 4,536 (incl. tax)
Right: KIKI – II – Suzukaze                JPY 4,536 (incl. tax)

Only available at our retail shops and online shops in Japan.

This is a limited supply item. Kindly contact each shop for the availability.
All of us at NOUSAKU look forward to your visit.

NOUSAKU summer gift set

We are happy to announce that the limited gift sets for this summer will be available at our retail and online shops in Japan.
Each set makes a perfect gift for any occasion in this season as tin items give a cool feeling.
Please don’t miss your chance to get the limited-supply set items.

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1. 2 cups and KAGO square – S                     JPY 15,552 (incl.tax)
2. 2 beer cups and 2 oval plates                    JPY 22,140 (incl.tax)
3. NAJIMI tumbler, stirrer and SUZUMARU  JPY 10,260 (incl.tax)
4. Sake cup and SUZUKOZARA                       JPY 5,724 (incl.tax)

On sale: from July 13th to August 31st
Only available at our retail shops and online shops in Japan.

Customers who purchase over JPY 20,000 will receive the original charm in the motif of KAGO square – L. Casted and hand finished by our craftsmen, the miniature still enables us to enjoy the malleability, same as the original item.

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All of us at NOUSAKU look forward to your visit.

Limited edition: “Wind bell – the Milky Way” will be on sale at NOUSAKU in Japan

We are pleased to announce that the limited edition: “Wind bell – the Milky Way” will be available at our retail and online shops in Japan from June 15th.
“Tanabata” known as “The Star Festival” is celebrated in July, to commemorate the romantic story of two lovers represented by the stars Vega and Altair. According to a legend, the Milky Way separates these lovers, and they are allowed to across the Milky Way and meet each other only once a year on the evening of July 7th.
Two separate slips are becoming one and it express the story of two lovers.
Please enjoy the twinkle sound floating in the breeze while imaging the beautiful starlit sky.

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On sales: June 15th (Wed)
Price: JPY 5,724 (incl. tax) at our retail shops and online shops in Japan.

This is a limited supply item. Kindly contact each shop for the availability.
All of us at NOUSAKU look forward to your visit.

Exclusive items – “Udukuri” beer cup and NAJIMI tumbler will be on sale at Nousaku in Japan

We are pleased to announce that “Udukuri” beer cup and NAJIMI tumbler in collaboration with Hacoa, a wooden goods brand in Fukui prefecture, will be exclusively on sale at our retail and online shops from June 1st (Wed).
“Udukuri” is one of Japanese traditional wood craft techniques in which the wood surface is carved away with a metal brush, leaving only the hard wood grain.
Achieved the fusion between traditional technique of wood crafting and metal casting, this beautiful tin item would be a perfect gift for any special occasions.

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Left. Beer cup – Udukuri (approx. 200cc)                         JPY 7,128 (incl. tax)
Right. Tumbler – NAJIMI – Udukuri (approx. 350cc)  JPY 7,560 (incl. tax)

On sale: June 1st (Wed) at our retail shops and online shops in Japan.
We are looking forward to your visit.

Limited edition in this summer: Beer cup – “Cracked Ice” will be on sale at Nousaku in Japan

Following last year, we are pleased to announce that the limited edition: beer cup – “Cracked Ice” will be available at our retail and online shops in Japan from May 11th.
Different from casting surface, it is given a special vibration finishing which enables us to enjoy the shimmering glitter texture.
With its cool-looking surface, the cup will be definitely perfect for a summer gift.

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Price : JPY 6,804 (incl. tax)
Capacity : approx. 200 cc
Material : 100% Tin

This is a limited supply item. Kindly contact each shop for more information.
All of us at NOUSAKU look forward to your visit.

Special event for 7th anniversary of our shop in Nihombahi Mitsukoshi

We are pleased to announce that our shop in Nihombashi Mitsukoshi will hold a special exhibition and our president speech, celebrating the 7th anniversary.
During the exhibition period, we also offer a special experience to enjoy the property of pure tin using NOUSAKU sake cups.

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[7th anniversary exhibition]
Period: From Apr 20th (Wed) to May 8th (Sun)
Venue: NOUSAKU Nihombashi Mitsukoshi

[Speech of our president Mr. Nousaku] *Presented only in Japanese
Date: On Apr 29th (Fri) PM1:00~

In the meantime, the exclusive item “Flower tray – Dahlia” will be released at the shop.
With this beautiful item, how about express your gratitude on Mother’s day?

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Flower tray – Dahlia    JPY 2,700 (incl. tax)
*Only available at NOUSAKU Nihombashi Mitsukoshi

During the period, customers who purchase over JPY 10,800 at the shop will receive a special gift.
Please don’t miss your chance to get the item!
*The item is presented only to the first 100 arrivals and limited to one per customer.

We hope you to stop by at the shop and enjoy NOUSAKU items.

Limited edition: Wind bell – ancient color – is now on sale at Nousaku in Japan

We are pleased to announce that the limited color edition, wind bell – ancient color are now available at our retail and online shops in Japan.
The most popular wind bells “Onion” and “Drop” are applied the beautiful brown and black color which is achieved by chemical reaction using special liquid such as “Ohaguro” – mix of iron rust and acetic acid.
Given a special treatment by craftsmen in Takaoka, each piece have subtle difference in colors on their surface so that you can enjoy the one and only in the world.
Please spend a precious time with this special piece and feel relaxed by the clear sound.

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Wind bell – Drop – ancient color – Golden brown/ Blackish brown     JPY 4,968 ( incl.tax)
Wind bell – Onion – ancient color – Golden brown/ Blackish brown   JPY 5,400 ( incl.tax)

For the availability, kindly contact each shop directly.
We look forward to your visit.

Mother’s day gifts at NOUSAKU in Japan

As a heartfelt gift for Mother’s day, the limited edition – Sake cup – Fleur [light pink] will be available at our retail and online shops in Japan from Apr 13th (Wed).
This set makes a lovely gift for your parents. Please don’t miss your chance to get the limited-supply items.

1. Sake cup – fleur – S – set of 2 [tin and light pink] JPY 12,636 (incl. tax)
2. Sake cup – fleur – L – set of 2 [tin and light pink] JPY 15,876 (incl. tax)
*Can be available by single item. Please contact each shop for the availability.

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On sale: Apr 13th (Wed) at our retail and online shops in Japan.
All of us at NOUSAKU look forward to your visit.

Limited edition for this spring: Cherry blossom-inspired items

We are pleased to announce that the following items in the motif of cherry blossom will be on sale at our retail shops in Japan and domestic online shop.
Some of our classic items will be available in a new color, cherry blossom pink. Please don’t miss your chance to get the limited-supply items.
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1. Sake Cup – KIKI – II [cherry blossom pink]
2. Chopstick Rest – sakura – set of 5 [cherry blossom pink]
3. Sorori mini – cherry blossom pink
4. Chopstick Rest – flowers – cherry blossom set of 5
5. Sakura sake set – Sake/Sauce Pitcher – S, Sake Cup – KIKI – II, Sake Cup – KIKI – II [cherry blossom pink], Chopstick Rest – sakura set of 2 (1pcs for each color: tin and cherry blossom pink) –
6. Kuzushi – Yugami – M [cherry blossom pink] *Only available at our shop in Nihombashi-Mitsukoshi
7. Wind bell – Cherry Blossom

On sale: Feb 17th (Wed) at our retail shops in Japan and domestic online shop.
* Feb 23rd (Tue) at Matsuya Ginza

For the availability, kindly contact each shop directly.
We look forward to your visit.

Holiday Notice from NOUSAKU

We would like to announce that our office in Takaoka and Milan shop will be closed for the following period.

Our foundry in Takaoka and the office;
Dec. 29th(Tue), 2015 – Jan. 3rd (Sun), 2016.
Milan shop;
Dec. 25th(Fri), 2015 – Jan. 4rd (Mon), 2016.

For inquiries and orders received within the period, we will be back to you as soon as possible after our return to work.
Kindly note that our domestic retail shops are run under different schedule. Please contact each shop for details.

Beer cup “Cracked Ice” – Limited edition in this summer

Following last year, we are pleased to announce that the limited edition beer cup “Cracked Ice” will be available at our shops in Japan from May 11th.
Different from casting surface, it is given a special vibration finishing which enables us to enjoy the shimmering glitter texture.
With its cool-looking surface, the cup will be definitely perfect for a summer gift.

Beer cup cracked ice

Price : JPY 6,804  (incl. tax)
Capacity : approx. 200 cc
Material : 100% Tin

This is a limited supply item. Kindly contact each shop for more information.
All of us at NOUSAKU look forward to your visit.

Holiday Notice from NOUSAKU

Our foundry in Takaoka and the office will be closed for following period;
Dec. 28th(Sun), 2014 – Jan. 4th (Sun), 2015.
For inquiries and orders received within the period, we will be back to you after 5th of January.
Kindly note that our retail shops are run under different schedule. Please contact each shop for details.

We wish you a happy new year!

Limited edition beer cup “Cracked Ice”

We are happy to announce limited edition beer cup ”Cracked Ice” now available only at our directly-managed shops. Specially processed the surface of the side of original beer cup. The shimmering glitter texture is perfect for a summer gift.
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Price : JPY 6,264  (incl. tax)
Capacity : approx. 200 cc
Material : 100% Tin
Supply is limited. Kindly contact each shop for more information.

Temporary closing & change in opening hours

[NOUSAKU Palace Hotel Tokyo]
Closed on Feb 16, 2014 due to an equipment inspection of the building

[NOUSAKU Nihombashi Mitsukoshi]
Temporarily closed: Feb 18 & 25, 2014

[NOUSAKU Matsuya Ginza]
Opening hours will be changed on Feb 18, 2014 to 10:00-18:30

Kindly contact each shop should you have further concerns. We apologize for the inconvenience.

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