Why chose us?

Why is the reproduction of woodblock printed Ukiyo-e is so beautiful compared to the original works that we currently can see? Our product, modern masters who succeeded in the craftsmanship from the Edo period completely, is the Ukiyo-e reproduction. The fresh vividness of colors like the ones people in Edo saw emphasizes the beauty of the works compared with the originals.

The differences can be seen between original and reproduction .

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This is an original Ukiyo-e
printed in the Edo period.
Deterioration is visible and obvious.
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This is the Ukiyo-e reproduction.
The reproduced work has the same vividness
of colors that people in the Edo period saw.
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This is the back of the print of “Nihon-bashi Bridge” of “The Fifty-three Stations of the Tokaido”.
We can see the blur of the pigment commonly seen in woodblock prints.
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The vividness of colors and texture are the most appealing attributes of reproduced edition of Ukiyo-e

The Prussian blue, fascinating the world in previous centuries, is also called Hiroshige-blue or Hokusai-blue.
There are abundant works using this vivid deep Prussian blue. Only the reproduced edition of Ukiyo-e enables you to enjoy the same colors of tone that people in the Edo period enjoyed.

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Katsushika Hokusai “Soshuu Umezawa Left” from “Thirty-six Great Views of Mt. Fuji”

Definitely we appreciate other colors besides blue, inspiring fine and delicate black ink lines, and people’s rich facial expressions. The more we see, the more we are inspired.

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Utagawa Hiroshige “Goyu: Tabibito Tomeonna” from “The Fifty-three Stations of the Tokaido”

The original Ukiyo-e works that we can see in museums are genuine; however, of course, people in the Edo period enjoyed the colors of layers with vividness. Because of the texture of hand-rubbed woodblock printing and the beautiful vivid colors of Ukiyo-e reproduction, we are proud of receiving the full satisfaction of our customers. We have had no returns or complaints from the start of our offer to now. The huge number of repeating customers convincingly proves that our products have high quality.

Please take a look at “The secret of the Ukiyo-e reproduction” to know how Ukiyo-e is made.
The page is an easy to understand explanation of the masters’ work.