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Industrial tourism

Media Coverage: “The Japan Times” website

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”

New Bus Stop “Nousaku-mae” Opened

We are pleased to announce that in addition to current bus line to NOUSAKU, a new bus stop “Nousaku-mae” was opened in front of our foundry for the World Heritage Bus (Takaoka, Johana, Gokayama and Shirakawa-go) on April 1, 2018. It enabled easier access to our foundry.

The bus stop was designed by a designer, Mr. Makoto Koizumi and manufactured by NOUSAKU.

Please also have a look at the brass-made bus stop.

We are all looking forward to your visit.

Tin Casting Workshop in Bangkok Isetan Store

We are pleased to announce that tin casting workshop to make a paper weight will be held at our shop in Bangkok Isetan on March 24th and 25th, 2018. This workshop is daily available at NOUSAKU LAB in our foundry and this is our first time to have the workshop out of Japan. Create your original tin item together with a special memory to take home with you.
Advance reservation is required and please kindly contact us at following email address for reservation/query.

Location: Bangkok Isetan 4th floor
Address: 4/1-4/2 Central World, Rajdamri Road, Pathumwan, Bangkok 10330, Thailand
Date/Time: March 24 (Sat.) and 25 (Sun.) 2018 14:00, 16:00 (twice a day)
Price: THB 1400
Contact: sales*nousaku.co.jp
(To prevent spam mails, the above address is indicated with “*” instead of “@”. Please replace “*” to “@” when contacting us.)
Other than the workshop, Isetan 26th Anniversary Sakura Festival will be held at the shop during the following period. You can find our limited items for Spring with the motif of cherry blossom. Please kindly note that the number of the items is limited.

Period: March 22 – April 3, 2018
Opening hours: 10:30 AM- 9:30 PM

If you live nearby or are planning to stay in Bangkok during this period, please have a look at the fair.

NOUSAKU will exhibit at Japan Week 2018

We are pleased to announce that we will exhibit at Japan Week 2018 held at Grand Central Terminal Vanderbilt Hall. This event has been held by JNTO (Japan National Tourism Organization) from 2012 and the theme of this year is “3D Trick Art”.

NOUSAKU will promote our industrial tourism such as foundry tour and tin casting workshop at our new foundry opened last April. You can also find and purchase some of our products there.


Japan Week 2018
Period: March 14 (Wed) – 18 (Sat), 2018
Time: 9:00 – 19:00 (15:00 – 20:00 on the first day and 9:00 – 17:00 on the last day)
Location: Grand Central Terminal Vanderbilt Hall

If you live or are planning to stay in NYC during this period, please have a look at the event.

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