Japanese folklore has captivated young and old alike since these tales were first spread around Japan and the rest of the world. Discover folklore-inspired homeware pieces that will add a touch of nostalgia and magic to your home.
Inside your Neko Box you will discover...
Folktale Soba Bowl by Izawa
This amazing mini bowl comes in one of two designs; the Talking Monkey with Kibidango from the Momotarō tale, or the frog from the Two Frogs tale. Use this charming bowl to hold noodle dipping sauces, snacks, dessert, miso soup and more... Minoyaki porcelain, made in Gifu prefecture. Microwave & dishwasher-safe.
Folktale Tenugui Cloth by Senshu Towel
This magical tenugui comes in one of three classic folktale designs: Momotarō, Kintarō and Urashimatarō. Use as a bathroom hand towel, face cloth, kitchen cloth or travel cloth. Made in Japan by Senshu Towel; one of Japan’s oldest textile makers. 100% cotton. Gentle machine wash.
Natural Coloured Chopsticks by Kawasemi Chopsticks
These nostalgic chopsticks come in one of three rustic natural colours: green, red & blue. Use these chopsticks to add some colour and texture to your table! Handwash only. Made in Japan from natural wood.
Lucky Charm Ornament by Yakushigama
You’ll receive one of two special folktale designs: the Magic Hammer that Momotarō wins back from the demons, or the famous Treasure Ship from Japan’s New Year tales. Display yours where you can see it daily! These beautiful lucky ornaments are hand-painted by ceramic artisans in Seto city which has a 1300 year pottery history.
Small Wabisabi Dish by Yamako
This rustic, natural dishes come in either black or white. The traditional wabisabi style reminds us of the traditional ceramics used in olden-day Japan! Use for snacks, dessert, side dishes or as a decoration. Minoyaki porcelain, handmade in Gifu prefecture. Handwash only.
Momotarō Art Print by Neko Box
This colourful art print features characters from the famous folktale Momotarō. Printed on Japanese paper in Setagaya, Tokyo. Hang this colourful print in your living room, dining room or hallway for a touch of Japanese magic and mystery.