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Kyoto Journal, a non-profit quarterly established in 1987, reaches far beyond Japan's ancient capital to be your gateway to understanding and appreciating the lifestyles, cultures and societies of Asia. Shop over 50 past issues, dating from 1987 to 2021.

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Illustrated Postcard Set – Memories of Japan

¥450

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A set of three whimsical postcards from illustrator Sophie Marie Pulkus.

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Small Buildings of Kyoto Postcard Set

¥450

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A series of charming postcards from the popular Small Buildings of Kyoto series by John Einarsen.

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Yuzen pen case by Shogado – Shippo

¥1,400

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(US$13.50)

Beautiful pen cases made from yuzen washi paper that come in three patterns.

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Kyoto Journal Issue 95

¥1,080

(US$10)

From the green spaces of urban Osaka to the sacred ravines of Ubud: this issue delves into the Asian conception of wellbeing from a holistic standpoint. Receive with this issue a complimentary sachet of incense from Shoyeido Kyoto, est 1687.

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Kyoto Journal Issue 94 (USA Only)

¥1,630

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(US$15)

This issue features a tribute to the inspiration that our city, Kyoto, has afforded so many of its devotees…

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Kyoto Journal Issue 93

¥1,230

(US$11.40)

It sustains us. It inspires us. It enslaves us…KJ delves into the vibrant culinary cultures of Asia, all the while discovering what food really means to us.

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Yuzen pen case by Shogado – Momiji

¥1,400

(US$13)

Beautiful pen cases made from yuzen washi paper that come in three patterns.

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Classic KI NO BI Cocktails by Dave Broom

¥2,000

(US$19.50) A book produced by Kyoto Journal for the Kyoto Distillery, the makers of the award-winning KI NO BI gin.

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Kyoto Journal Issue 92

¥1,230

(US$11.40)

KJ92 was inspired by the symbols and practices of devotion that are so ubiquitous in our own city. But devotion, wherever practiced, in whatever tradition, transcends the self, and is a commitment to something less momentary, more closely aligned with the eternal…

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Small Buildings of Kyoto: Volume II

¥2,180

(US$20.90)

The second volume of John Einarsen’s delightful photography book.

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Sale! Kyoto Journal Issue 91 Cover Living Sustainability

Kyoto Journal Issue 91

¥1,080

(US$10)

KJ91 looks at what it means to live “sustainably” and the efforts of those who, drawing on lessons of the past, seek to forge a brighter future—in the realm of education, through to architecture, food, wildlife conservation and tourism.

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Cappan Studio Cotoincho Notebook “The Inari Kids”

¥2,330

(US$21.79)

A beautiful letter-press printed notebook designed by Kyoto-based artists.

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Sale! Kyoto Journal 90 Cover

Kyoto Journal Issue 90

¥1,080

(US$10)

KJ’s 90th issue celebrates those roads that, since prehistory, have carried not only travelers and trade, but also the seeds of new cultural flowerings. Passing through both time and terrain, roads lead to that ongoing reinvention, the future—and back into the past.

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Sale! Kyoto Journal Issue 89

Kyoto Journal Issue 89

¥1,080

(US$10)

An in-depth look at the craft communities of Japan, with an emphasis on the interdependent relationship between individual craftspeople and businesses. Our first print issue in 7 years, we have taken the opportunity to update the design of the Journal whilst maintaining our minimal, clean aesthetic.

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In a Rocket Made of Ice

¥1,680

(US$15.30)

Uniting prose and photography that are equally indelible, Gail Gutradt’s memoir “In a Rocket Made of Ice” is her personal story of life at a visionary community for children growing up with AIDS in rural Cambodia.

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Kyoto Journal Digital Issue 88

¥500

(US$4.50)
Kyoto’s Entrepreneurial Women
Supporting victims of unexploded ordinance bombs in Laos
Debuting a Noh play about Elvis
Occupation-era Haiku

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