Metal fitting for hanging scroll, Spatula, Urazuri (backing Rub ball)

This "KAN" is a metal fitting that can be hung from a hanging scroll by hitting it on the top of a hanging scroll. Available in brass and copper. "Kohaze" is a fastener that wraps a scroll with a string and stops it at the end. Spatulas are tools used by craftsmen in various processes, including bamboo, plastic, stainless steel, brass, horn, and ivory spatulas. Finally, the "Urazuri" is a unique tool that improves the finish by rubbing with this tool after lining the hanging scroll.

Yahazu (Stick to hang) & Jidaikake (Hanging tool)

For " Yahazu" , there are black bamboo, soot bamboo, and aluminum that should be used to hang the hanging scroll freely. For "Jidai", there are various types of flexible bamboo, such as brass, copper, sesame bamboo, soot bamboo, ebony and rosewood, but all have height adjustment.

Japanese Strainer, Funori (Seaweed Glue) , Persimmon astringency etc…

Insect-proof scent (Bouchu-kou) , Slipper (Ibota) , Pine smoke (Shouen), Persimmon astringent (Kaki-shibu), Glitter powder (Kirako), Anti-bleeding liquid(Dosa-eki), Peeling agent (Hagashi-eki), Bleeding prevention spray, Shaft tip strong adhesive, Seaweed glue (Funori), Lime stone powder (Ishiko), Alum (Myouban), Japanese traditional powdered glue (Nikawa-ko), Strainer (horsehair and acrylic net)
Kanedain, We prepare varriety of material for your all work.

Paste, Norioke ( Paste cooking tray), Gold & Silver leaf,

We have a lot of glue & paste for various purposes . In addition, the glue tray made of wood called "Sawara", which is a type of cherry blossom that uses the glue, is now a valuable item.
As the other item in this page, we are selling Gold leaf and Silver leaf also which we are using in our Yoshino factory to produce Gold/Silver foil stamping paper.

As our main glue product, we have " Miyoshino Nori" " Kinsen Nori" " Shofu Nori" and " Kan-Nori" .

Japanese Brushes

A Japanese brush manufactured by Kyoto craftsmen with great care. There are various types of brushes such as Noribake brushes, Tsukemawashi brushes, Nazebake brushes, Mizubake brushes, Shigokibake brushes, Dosabake brushes, and Uchibake brushes. We also have " Stencil Brush", " Drawing Brush" and "Maintenance brush".

The materials used for the brush are sheep, goats, horses, pigs, mujina (raccoon), deer, and other animal hairs researched by our predecessors. With the exception of the brush, the plant " Tsuku" hair is used for a hammering bushes.

Other Tools for craftsman for making hanging scroll, Shoji and Fusma

Here there are Punch, puller tack, puller remover, sliding door remover, puller tack remover, folding screen, folding screen, awl, stainless steel whale, bearing roller, wooden mallet, paper knife, round knife. We also have collected tools used for hanging scroll and frame, such as knives, folding screens, cutting screens, folding screens, papers, cuttings, scissors like " Nevanon", Sprayer like " Kuramata" and cutters.


The ruler is from 50cm up to 243 cm in length. Available in wood and acrylic, the wooden ruler is made of cypress (for main) and cherry blossoms (for eddge). Bamboo ruler are available from 30cm to 180cm. Besides that, we also have a special ruler like Triangle ruler and "Fukurin" ruler.

Kiribako ( Paulownia Box)

There are three types of paulownia boxes: a genuine paulownia box with tato using bamboo nails and special paulownia wood, a high-quality and most popular "Marufuku" paulownia box with a sense of value, and an economical "Karaft" paulownia box. We accept custom orders for all types of paulownia boxes, including thick-rolled core paulownia boxes, double-width paulownia boxes, painted outer boxes, folding screen boxes, and bowl boxes. The paper box is our original product. We also have multicolored cotton cloth including this turmeric dyeing, such as a yellow bag for folding screens that can be purchased with a paulownia box, and a " Furoshiki" that wraps a bowl and a jar. Bags such as yellow bags are also custom-ordered one by one.

Hanging scroll for ” Shikishi” & “Tanzaku”

We have a variety of hanging scroll to decorate " Shikishi" (Japanese style square card paper) & " Tanzaku" (Japanese style long & thin card paper) allow you to easily enjoy the taste of hanging scroll. There is also a temporary roll "Karimaki" .

Working Board for hanging scroll (Karibari)

Our " Karibari" is a very light ( 90cm X 180cm size, about 4 kg ) durable and economical work board that uses styrene foam as the core material. Since the surface material is a specially processed fabric, the remaining paper and glue can be easily peeled off by moistening it with water after peeling off the temporary paste.

Wide 90cm ✕ Height 180, 210, 225, 240 cm

Parts of hanging scroll

Jikusaki – Zouge Daiyou (Ivory substitute)

These "Jikusaki" made of resin as a substitute for ivory. In particular, "Shinge", which is made of our original natural eucalyptus resin, is a very popular product because it does not undergo chemical changes and does not deform even after a long period of time. There are four colors, not only ivory (cream) but also black, urumi (brown), and vermilion(light Red)

Shinge Size : Whit (e 18, 24, 25.5, 27, 30mm, Black, Urumi (Brown), Vermilion (Light Red) 24, 25.5, 27mm

Jikusaki – Nuri (Painted)

Craftsmen use lacquer and cashews on wood such as cherry blossoms.
It is Jikusaki (shaft tip) colored with paint.

Diameter 24mm & 27mm
There are some model with 15mm, 18mm, 21mm, 24mm, 27mm, 30mm.

Jikusaki – Kanajiku for Buddha (Gold shaft for Buddha)

Mainly used for Buddha hanging scroll. Made of genuine gold plating on brass (copper and zinc combination). Our gold shaft "Phoenix" has a beautiful phoenix pattern and is available in a wide range of sizes from 12mm to 45mm diameter. There are also ancient gold shafts and transparent gold shafts.

Jikusaki – Bomboo, Horn, Ivory, for Scroll

Ivory Jikusaki is a rare item whose trade is currently restricted, but we have obtained a special international species business license (registration number 02628) and continue to handle it. In addition, there are various Jikusaki such as Bone, Kasuga (Deer horn), Tenga (Fang), and crystal substitute (Acrylic) . We also have ivory, bone, ivory substitute , crystal substitute, , genuine rosewood, and genuine ebony as the small Jikusaki for scrolls.

Fuchin – Kiyamizu Yaki

A " Fuchin" is a kind of decoration of hanging scroll that hangs from the " Jikusaki". It is a pottery made of Kyoto Kiyomizu ware. Please enjoy the handmade texture one by one.

All products come with bunch and boxes. The types of bunch are fresh purple, gold brown, dark brown, green, red, and ancient purple.

Fuchin – Kutani Yaki

It is a pottery Fuchin of Kanazawa Kutani ware which is very popular thanks to the vivid colors. Please enjoy the handmade texture one by one.

All products come with bunch and boxes. The types of bunch are fresh purple, gold brown, dark brown, green, red, and ancient purple.

Fuchin – Marble, Onix

The luxurious Natural Marble and Natural Onix Fuchin is very popular. Other than that, there are high-class arabesque transparent gold-plated Fuchin, genuine ivory in a paulownia box, and genuine gold-plated Fuchin etc...

Takuboku – Hanging string for hanging scroll

The special strings used for hanging scroll are generally collectively called "Takuboku". It is derived from the method of knitting the Sanada string called Takuboku assemble. In addition to the general two-color and three-color weaves for hanging scroll , we also have various plain color strings.

Length : 30m width : Big - around 8mm, medium - around 7mm, small - around 6mm
For some popular model, we also have 10mm, 9mm, and 4.5 mm width .on top of basic width.

Takuboku – Pure Silk, Pure Silk substitute, String for Paulownia Box

As a deluxe Takuboku, Pure silk type is made of 100% silk, and human silk (rayon) is finely and strongly woven as a substitute for pure silk. In addition, there are cotton and silk woven Sanada strings and special strings that are used as strings for paulownia boxes.

Length : 30m Width : Big - around 9mm, medium - around 7mm, small - around 5mm

Takuboku – Bobbing rool, Tsuyu Ito, Paipin Code

A bobbin roll is a product made by winding 150 ⅿ of Takuboku. There are " Matsu" (pine), " Kodai-Murasaki " (ancient purple), and "Kodai-sanshoku" (ancient three colors) that are the most popular design. Some other color bobbin rolls are also available, so please contact and check us. The " Tsuyu Ito" string is a thread (decoration) attached to the tip of the hanging scroll's " Fuutai" band for decorative purposes. Strictly speaking, white thread is called "Tsuyu"(Dew), pale yellow is called "水" (Water), and the others are called "花” (flowers), but nowadays, they are also called Tsuyu Ito (dew thread). There is also a Piepin Code used for the frame.

Bobbin roll : 150 m length Tsuyu Ito : 12m length Paipin Code : 6.5mm diameter × 50ⅿ length

Futon , Fusa (Bunch), Round String for Frame

A futon is to prevent the frame from being damaged when decorating the frame with a frame holder. There are also Fusa (bunch) with 6 colors each used for round and square frames and round strings for frame.

Futon : Bottom 12cm × Hypotenuse 8㎝ Isosceles Triangle
As we have other size also, please contact.

Fabric for hanging scroll

Kinran (golden textile)

" Kinran" (Goldden textile) is a noble fabric among them for surface decoration of hanging roll and is also used for monks' close. In hanging scrolls, "Kinran" is used for the art of a buddha`s painting. Please contact us as we can introduce many fabric other than the regular stock items in the catalogue

Wide 71㎝ X Length 1.5m, 5m and 10m depend on the model.
Bemberg ✕ Silk

Donsu ( figured textile without gold )

Generally to say, Donsu is the fabric weaved yarn dyed and patterned fabric excluding Kinran. There are many famous Donsu like "Dougen kire" "Kifune Donsu" " Utano kire" " Saga Donsu" " Shin Donsu" and "Kasuga Donsu" in our catalogue. As we have many type pattern outside our catalogue also, please contact us when you are trying to find any fabrics.

Wide 71㎝ X Length 9m

Muji (Plain fabrics)

In hanging scrolls, Muji (plain fabrics) are offen used to make art or calligraphy work to stand out. We have " Manshou kire", " Kodai Shike" and "Men Shinapar" depend on material in our catalogue. "Shike" incorporates raw silk threads which gives it a unique character. " Men Shinapar" is a supple thin fabric with few warps and no irregularities.

Fabric for Frame backed with paper (Asuka Ori)

It is a fabric "Asuka Ori" with a lining that is mainly used for framed use and sometimes for wall sticking. It is 98 cm wide and easy to use.

Normal Wide 98cm ✕ Length 10ⅿ
only YA5061~5063 106cm ✕ Length 5m

Uwamaki・Eginu (Silk for picture/hanging scroll)

This Uwamaki-Silk is the silk that is used for the upper part that can be seen on the front when the hanging roll wound, and it protects and decorates the wound hanging from rubbing. There are thermal pressure type, backing type, and no backing type. The colors are mainly light green yellow, but there are also navy blue, soot bamboo, and white Brown color.

Heat pressure type: light yellow and navy blue, 90 cm width x 10 m, 22.5 cm width x 40 m
Backing type : light green yellow, pure navy blue, soot bamboo, white Brown, same size of above
no backing type and Fukushima silk : 45 cm x 18 m,
We also have picture silk, Kawamata silk, crest

Nanako Tape (Sugi Tape)

This is a pure silk tape used for the decoration around the main paper of the hanging scroll.

There are 2 size of 8mm X 54m and15mm X 54m, and total 15 colors each.

Asuka Donsu (Paper Donsu)

It is a thick paper donsu and can be used without a backing. There are plain, gold stamped and patterned.

72㎝ X 142㎝ all 30 sheets roll except to A5701 & A5702 20 sheets roll.

Kyo Donsu (Paper Donsu)

It is a thin paper donsu and needs to be lined. There are plain, patterned, and gold patterns.

70㎝ X 130㎝ 25 sheets package for all item

Momi Kami (Rubbed Paper)

Rubbed paper is made by applying two layers of pigment and gold and silver mud in different colors, and the color of the lower layer appears in the upper layer (crack) that was rubbed and removed to form a pattern. As for the cover, it is mainly used as a cover for hanging scrolls in "grass & grass" and as a substitute for sliding doors and folding screens. With the spread of fabrics, the chances of using paper coverings have decreased, but nowadays the unique texture and old taste are being reviewed.

規格サイズ 1.95 尺(59㎝)X 4.0尺(121㎝) 25枚又は50枚入り バラでの販売も可能です。

Metal leaf paper

Gold & Silver leaf paper

All of our gold and silver foil stamped papers are carefully finished one by one by craftsmen at our Yoshino gold and silver foil factory. We are able to customize the shape and size of the frame, folding screen etc., so please feel free to contact us. We also accept base and surface processing depending on the application.

95㎝ X 182㎝

Goldsmith Paper (Kin Zaiku)

Paper are by the best craftsmen in Kyoto. We have a large inventory of patterns for top bags, base bags, and tsuitates. We also accept custom orders for goldsmithing and embossing, including sliding doors. Please enjoy the traditional techniques that have been passed down.

Tenbukuro : 30cm ✕ 180cm  Jibukuro:60cm ✕ 180cm 1尺 X6尺  Tuitate  :109cm ✕ 95cm

Traditional Family Crest

Our Traditional family crest is produced by the best craftsmen in Kyoto. Customers appreciate that the crests stamped with the reliable technology cultivated over many years of experience are very beautiful. Currently, we use silk screen molds and take various measures such as genuine gold, genuine silver according to customer's request.

Folding Screen (Byoubu)

We also sell folding screens using our gold and silver foil stamping paper. Our folding screen is made with Akita cedar frame and edge. The front side is covered with binding paper, bagging paper, Torinokoshi, and gold and silver foil stamped paper, and the back side is covered dark blue cloth,. Cashew-matte coating on the edge, decorative metal fittings Gold flat metal fittings are standard specifications. It can be used for many years and is easy to repair. If you are looking for a good folding screen, please contact us. Additionally we also accept special printing on folding screens with special technology which was very difficult before.


Printing on Gold & Silver foil stamped paper

Conventionally, it is very difficult to beautifully print paints and inks on metal foil (genuine gold, genuine silver, brass foil, aluminum foil, etc.). ) Technology has evolved, and now it is possible to print and reproduce beautifully even on metal leaf, so please take advantage of it. Currently, it is used for replica making, folding screen painting, and interior decoration of the ossuary.

Special purpose paper

Rayon Paper, Washing Curing Paper

Yamato Rayon Paper is a processed paper made from rayon and is mainly used for the curing scrolls. Both wash-curing paper and Shin-Yamato paper are used for curing when washing main paper like painting & writing work . In addition, it is used for various purposes by taking advantage of its ability to easily allow moisture to pass through.

Persimmon astringency Paper

Persimmon astringency contains a large amount of tannin, which is absorbed by the fiber of paper and converted into an insoluble substance, resulting in water resistance and antiseptic action. The property of allowing air to pass through but not water to pass through is useful, and it is used for paper mold and Karibari (drying panel) for the work of making hanging scrolls.

Byobu Urabari kami

In general, navy blue or greenish colors are often used for the lining of folding screens (Byobu) , and silk, woven fabric, torinoko kami, etc. are used as materials.

Fabric : 95㎝ ✕ 7.3ⅿ or 73m
Torinoko kami : 95㎝ ✕ 1.8ⅿ

Washi Pleated Screen & Roll Screen

It is a screen that can take in the soft light produced by Japanese paper. In addition, it is tough, uniform and supple due to surface processing, and has excellent light fastness, UV protection, disaster prevention performance, and water repellency.

Please contact us in advance as there are items to be confirmed depending on the construction method.

Washi others

Japanese Writing Paper & Chinese Xuan Paper

There are hemp paper & Japanese painting paper made in Echizen Japan, and Xuan paper made in China. Hemp paper is the finest Japanese paper made by the holder of an important intangible cultural property.


One of the thinnest Japanese tissues that began to be squeezed in Mino (Gifu Prefecture). Today, it is mainly made in Tosa (Kochi Prefecture) and is mainly used for restoration and lining of works of art and packaging of valuables.

Lacquer Filter Paper (Hon-Yoshino-kami, Shin-Yoshino kami)

Hon-Yoshino paper is made in the Yoshino region of Nara prefecture, and is an ultra-thin yet tenacious Japanese tissue. It is suitable for filtering lacquer and oil, and what is currently produced in only Kubogaito, Yoshino Town has been handed down as an essential technique for preserving ancient cultural properties. The manufacturing method is similar to that of Honmisu paper, which is made in the same Yoshino, but the feature is that the seashell power is not mixed in the paper material and is applied to the dried wooden plate. Nowadays, Shin-Yoshino paper, which uses chemical fibers, is widely used because of its good price, durability and strength.

Chitsu kami (Persimmon astringency Paper)

" Chitsu" is a special hard paper that wraps books, especially Japanese books, to protect them. Our Chitsukami is made by applying persimmon astringent, which has a high insect repellent effect, to a thick Echizen Torinoko Paper ( total 4 layer ) by a craftsman. It is used for the Tatou (wrapping paper box) of the paulownia box to put the hanging scroll.

Kinsha・Yakutaishi・Usuyou Youkin hiraoshi

"Kinsha" is a Japanese paper made by sprinkling gold leaf and silver leaf on thin mechan-made paper and is used for the upper part of scrolls. " Yakutai shi" is a paper used to wrap medicine like letters, and is used for hanging scroll. " Usuyou Youkin Hiraoshi" is a very thin machine-made paper with Brass gold leaf attached. In addition, we also have unprocessed tissue paper.

Yamato Art Paper

Yamato art paper is a high-class Washi paper with a Japanese traditional design which made with old traditional method. There are many type papers with various colors and unique patterns. It can be used for various purposes such as shoji spots, wall sticking, and handmade hobbies.

60㎝X95㎝ 100 sheets

Shoji Paper

Kozo Shoji Paper

Handmade shoji paper made from mulberry with traditional way has a unique soft texture. "Gekkyu-den (Moon Palace)" is used in many cultural property-class shrines and temples as the finest paper mulberry paper. There are unbleached (Mizarashi) that retain the color of mulberry and White color. In addition to that, we also have affordable products such as Kozo Machinery 2X3 size.

Size 60㎝ X 95㎝ 100枚 sheets

Roll Shoji Paper

It is a roll shoji paper made by machine. Generally, most of the paper is made of pulp and rayon, but our original mulberry Shoji paper "Choseiden" is one of the few high-quality roll paper made of mulberry and has been very well accepted nationwide. There are many shoji papers, including "Yoshino", which boasts a high-class feel and thickness, depending on the application and budget.

Functional Shoji Paper

We handle various functional types of shoji paper such as non-tearable shoji paper, hard-to-tear shoji paper, flameproof shoji paper, patterned shoji paper, sick house countermeasure shoji paper, and light-tight shoji paper.

Bikou shi・Daiten shi

It is a very beautiful patterned paper that can be used for shoji paper and lighting. Bikou-shi is a handmade Washi paper made by Mino craftsmen using the traditional method, one by one, and you will be amazed at its beauty. In addition, autumn leaves and bamboo plants are also used in high-class red stamp books because of their beauty. You can enjoy various Unryu patterns and colored items.

60㎝ X 95㎝ 100 sheets

Washi for room/wall

Nishinouchi kami

It is said that Deputy General Mr. Mitsukuni Mito in Edo era named the " Nishinouchi" paper because it started to be made in Nishinouchi, Ibaraki prefecture, and it is also called Hyakujho paper. It is 100% handmade Kozo paper, and was used for merchant notebook and ballots in the old days, but nowadays it is used exclusively as a Japanese traditional tea room and a memorial paper because it is expensive washi paper.

Minato Kami

It was named Minato Kami because it began to be made in Minato of Sakai, Osaka. Today, it is mainly made in the Echizen region. It is mainly used for the traditional Japanese tea rooms together with Nishinouchi and the underlaying of sliding doors.

Sukiiro Kami (Yamato Mingeishi)

It is Echizen (Fukui prefecture) washi paper made by stubbornly following the traditional manufacturing method. It is a handmade washi paper with a solid warmth and taste. We have collected 33 colors. It can be used for various purposes such as waist sticking, wall covering, and shoji paper.

Maniai gami

Maniai gami is a high-quality paper mixed with unique soil that can only be collected from Najio, Hyogo Prefecture, and its advanced technology is still inherited. There is a blue type made of mitsumata and pulp with blue soil (kabuta soil) used for the lining of fusuma, and a white type made of domestic ganpi with white soil (Higashikubo soil) used for the lining of fusuma. By plowing in the mud together, a paper that does not stainBy plowing in the mud together, a paper that does not stain, does not get sunburned, is resistant to fire, and has high long-term storage is produced., does not get sunburned, is resistant to fire, and has high long-term storage is produced.

Bunko shi (Tatou shi)

A solid and thick paper mainly used for wrapping kimono and cloth. It has good breathability and has the role of removing moisture from the kimono. It is also called tatou paper (tatami paper). Previously it was also used on the cover of notebooks.

Kasuiri Kami & Kozo Kawairi Kami

The black skin of mulberry is called dregs, and This paper is mixed and strained it . The skin of mulberry is sometimes called dust, and in that case it is also called dust paper. Japanese paper with a unique texture due to the black skin of mulberry in the generated paper. It used to be used for wrapping paper, but nowadays it is used for various purposes because of its simple taste.


Doubari paper is a paper that reinforces the entire bone base by reinforcing it as if it were lined with fusuma or folding screen. For high-class fusuma and folding screens, weakly pulled paper like Maniai paper and Minato paper were used, but nowadays, Wamp (recycled paper colored with navy blue is used as a popular product. Our product is a very easy-to-use product that is a double-layered combination of Cyauke and Doubari.

Washi for Fusuma

Hon-Sekishu Paper

" Sekishu Banshi" has been registered as a UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage. It is a Japanese paper made in the area of Iwami (Iwami region) in the western part of Shimane prefecture. Currently, only the four Chosen Craftsman made by the " Sekishu" Japanese paper cooperative are recognized as " Sekishu Banshi" paper. The raw material is Kozo(mulberry), Mitsumata, Ganpi, and Tororoaoi (Abelmoschus manihot) for Neri. It is finely lustrous and yet tough. It is the highest quality product used for underlaying cultural properties.

Sekishu Daiyou (Sekishu substitute)

It is a machine-made Sekishu substitute paper used as a lining paper for Fusuma (sliding doors) and Byoubu (folding screens) . Quality and price vary depending on raw materials and raw material composition.


This is 100% Kozo (mulberry) paper which imitate Hosokawa Washi produced by Hiki-gun, Saitama Prefecture, which has been selected as a UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage.It is also used for sliding doors, folding screen underlays, wallpaper, and restoration overseas.  We have a wide range of thicknesses from 3momme (20g/㎡) to 7 momme (46g/㎡). It is a very strong paper with Korean long fiber mulberry and the skill of craftsmen, and can be used for folding screen hinges, torso, umbrella paper, and lanterns.


These paper used for fusuma (Sliding door) construction. There are two major type which " Chiri-Uke" made from old paper (mainly news paper) with grey color, and " Cha-Uke" made from Pulp with light brawn color. Both paper is surely necessary paper as the backing paper of " Fusuma", and very economical paper to use for reasonable and economical" Fusuma".

Washi for hanging scroll

Hon Uda Washi (Hon Uda)

Uda paper for backing of hanging scroll and repair paper of all art painting, which has been made in Yoshino, Nara Prefecture since ancient times, is pure Japanese tissue containing white clay made by crushing limestone in this region. This white clay has effects such as see-through, insect repellent, antioxidant action (burnt prevention), and maintenance of elasticity. In addition, it has a unique finish because it is made with bamboo blinds instead of bamboo blinds. Currently, only papers made in the " Kuzu area" of ​​Yoshino are called Uda paper, Hon Uda, etc., and are distinguished from Uda papers made in other areas. It is the finest Japanese paper used for restoration of cultural properties.

Uda Washi

It is a mainly backing paper used for hanging scroll in Japan. Originally the Uda paper for hanging scroll, which has been made in Yoshino, Nara Prefecture since ancient times, has spread all over the country. Even now, the technology has been handed down. Nowadays, paper manufactured in other production areas and paper for full backing manufactured by machine straining are also generally called Uda paper. Here, we introduce different type of Uda paper which is totally different size and made in Kochi. Even though these paper are handmade by very well-skilled craftsman, the cost is much lower than Hon-Uda made in Yoshino/Nara prefecture.

Hon-Misu Washi

It is a backing paper used for the inside and back of the hanging scroll. Since ancient times, Japanese tissue for lining made in Yoshino, Nara Prefecture has spread all over the country. The origin of Misu's Washi is derived from the place name "Kuzu" in Yoshino, where this paper was made. Only the paper made in Yoshino is called Hon Misu, and the paper from other production areas is called Misu Paper. Hon Misu is now very difficult to procure and is a valuable Japanese paper.

Oban Misu Washi

It is a backing paper used for the inside and back of the hanging scroll. It is 100% handmade Japanese paper. Misu paper has the effect of suppressing the hygroscopic effect by adding whitewash (gofun: oyster shell powder) and straining it to create softness. Our "Manyo" is the most popular Misu paper because of its beautiful finishing and easy to use.

Hadaura Washi

It is a backing paper used for the back mounting of hanging scroll which is the most important part in contact with main picture/writing paper . It is 100% handmade Japanese paper. Since it is a backing paper for picture/writing and fabrics, strength and surface uniformity are required. Our "Shippo" is a very popular backing paper because of its strength and ease of use.

Machine-made Backing paper

It is a roll paper made by mechanically straining Uda paper, Misu paper, and Hadaura paper , which are used for hanging roll, using high-quality mulberry.
Our products are manufactured by the world's highest level technology in Japanese tissue machine making, which product are very high quality and we have absolute confidence in our products.

Wide : 80cm & 100cm Length : 60m


Also known as " Wa-Toushi" paper, it is a Japanese paper made in Japan that imitates Chinese Maobian paper. This handmade paper made from mulberry and pulp is affordable and popular,
It is mainly used for backing paper of paintings and paintings.

74cm × 143㎝

Jyounaka Souura

Machine-made Japanese paper featuring a length of 209 cm. There are 2 type size 63cm wide and 78cm wide. The feature is that it can be backing made with one sheet for one hanging scroll thanks to this long size and the price is reasonable

Yamato-some (colored Washi paper)

Yamato-some is 100% hand-made Japanese paper made by dyeing (pre-dyed) thin-thickness Hadaura backing paper. Yamato dyeing, which is thin but strong thanks to Kozo (100%) and has no uneven color due to the experienced traditional technique of craftsman, is a popular Japanese Washi paper not only in Japan but all over the world. In the hanging roll, it is used for the backing according to the color of this main work. Please try this unique Japanese washi paper with a gentle texture of 16 colors.

Thermal Pressure Paper ” New Yamato”

This is a heat-pressed backing paper that is glued to our original machine-made mulberry backing roll paper. It is a hot-pressed paper that is soft in a short time, has an elegant finish with little "sledding" even in winter and summer when there is a large difference in temperature, and has excellent work efficiency. Please use it as a hanging scroll, a frame, a calligraphy, a rubbing book, and other backing paper. Adheres at 80 ° C or higher in 10 to 15 seconds. There is also a sister product, the economical type.

Torinoko Paper

It is the " Torinoko" Paper for underlay of framed work 100% pulp made in Echizen. There are three types: thick, light, and skin-colored. For thick type, there are 40 cm, 60 cm, 97 cm, 121 cm, and 3✕6 sizes. Except for flat format, it is easy to use with 50m roll.