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Ukiyoe Private Lesson



Woodblock printing Lesson, discover one of the hardest and most famous Japanese traditional arts #cc1000005

  • Pickup from a centrally located meeting point
  • The host started woodblock printing in elementary school and established "Fureai crafting schoo" to teache Ukiyoe to people.
  • How about the Ukiyoe experience when going out to Shinjyuku?
  • 2 hour total

  • English, Japanese

  • Age 10+

  • 3 〜 6


Motoharu ASAKA

Hi, I am Motoharu. I first started woodblock printing in elementary school. I started to teach people in 2011 when I established “Fureai crafting school”. I would love to make connections with people who are passionate about Japanese arts!

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Get a glimpse into Ukiyoe: the famous Japanese art that created "the wave" from Hokusai. Discover the incredible amount of hard work, skills, time and dedication poored into one of the greatest art form in Asia. Learn the origins and techniques of Japanese woodblock printing with a local artist and experience their work! Try yourself to print a simple image and see how you compare with the master !

  • Learn about Ukiyoe

    Listen to the history and method of Ukiyoe.

  • Discover the tools of the trade

    Discover what is used in order to make such beautiful pictures.

  • Press side of the Ukiyoe Experience

    This is carved and then used to print 5000 drawing on average.

  • Admire the Master in action

    He will print the first message and then it's your tour.

  • Together let's try it !

    You won't believe how fun it is !

  • One color at a time

    The Ukiyoe is one and a same paper printed many time with different plaques.



  • Duration


    (12:40 〜 15:00)

    * Time may vary, not including transportation time

  • Access

    Take the Shinjuku Line to Shinjuku-sanchome Station and walk. (approx, 10min from Shinjuku Station)
    Take the Marunouchi Line to Shinjuku-sanchome Station, transfer to Fukutoshi Line to Higashi-Shinjuku Station. (approx, 25min from Tokyo Station)

  • Participants Guests

    3 〜 6

    Trip will be cancelled if the required minimum number of participants is not met. Accompanied infants participate for free.

  • Age


  • Conditions

    Available Rain or Shine

  • Cancellation Policy

    We are unable to refund cancellations made after 17:00, 3 days prior to your reserved date.


  • Adults(12+)


  • Children(4~11)


  • Infants(~3)


Included in the Price

Experience, Ukiyoe paper that you made, Interpreter, Insurance


  • Things to bring

    Please wear casual attire.

  • Meeting Point

    In front of A2 Exit of Higashi Shinjuku Station

  • Additional Info

    Please note that your reservation with us may be canceled due to inclement weather conditions or heavy rain. If so, we will contact you at least one hour prior to your reservation via your original booking site.


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