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Calligraphy lesson in soothing temple

Myozenji is a quiet temple in the midst of ultra modern Roppongi. There is a calligraphy class I... read more

Reviewed September 19, 2018
MinoriStone
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Matcha calligraphy

A very good experience,the children of Chinese who are learning painting  and calligraphy came to... read more

Reviewed September 18, 2018
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Experience authentic Japanese Zen Japanese Calligraphy culture. English-speaking Japanese Calligraphy Artist can teach you to write your own name in Kanji characters. Create a unique souvenir Japanese scroll with your name in Kanji.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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4-5-28 Ebara | Square Ebara, Shinagawa 142-0063, Tokyo Prefecture
Ueno, Asakusa
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Reviewed September 19, 2018 via mobile

Myozenji is a quiet temple in the midst of ultra modern Roppongi. There is a calligraphy class I came to love, led by a Woman named Shoran. She is pure Japanese, yet has an engaging character for travelers; she spent lots of time in LA...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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shoran720, オーナー at Experience Authentic Japanese Zen Culture, responded to this reviewResponded September 20, 2018

Thank you so much Minori san for your beautiful comment!!! I hope you had fun as same as I did. That's great you filled with some energy! Great to hear that! Continuous practicing is a key for your skill. I'm looking forward to see you...More

Reviewed September 18, 2018

A very good experience,the children of Chinese who are learning painting  and calligraphy came to Japan to experience Japanese culture. The  combination of Matcha and calligraphy allows children to make their own painting and calligraphy career. Matcha calligraphy has a unique Matcha scent that is...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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shoran720, オーナー at Experience Authentic Japanese Zen Culture, responded to this reviewResponded September 20, 2018

Thank you so much for your comment! I hope you and your clients had fun as same as you did. They were awesome and much high skilled little artists! Also their souvenir is treasure for me. Say hello to them and I'm looking forward to...More

Reviewed September 11, 2018

We really loved this unusual experience. Shoran has a great fund of patience, kindness and mildness. She told us about history of hieroglyphic symbols and gave instructions how to draw them. During the education we talk about Japan and other countries. Her English very good.That...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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shoran720, オーナー at Experience Authentic Japanese Zen Culture, responded to this reviewResponded September 20, 2018

Thank you so much for your comment here! I hope you and your friend had fun as same as you did. How's a hanging wall so far after you backed from journey? Continuous practicing is a key for your skill. I'm looking forward to see...More

Reviewed August 23, 2018 via mobile

Tools have rental. Any person can experience it. I had so much fun i forgot about the time Let's experience Japanese culture fun.More

Date of experience: July 2018
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shoran720, オーナー at Experience Authentic Japanese Zen Culture, responded to this reviewResponded September 20, 2018

Thank you so much Makiko san for your comment! I hope your husband and your daughter also had fun as same as you did. Thank you for coming to Match event in Ochanomiyako museum too! Continuous practicing is a key for your skill. I'm looking...More

Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

Shoran has been very kind and pedagogue. This great experience gave us a better understanding of what is Japanese calligraphy and how to achieve it. We left with a beautiful souvenir and an unforgettable memory. We strongly recommend this activity to anyone around Shibuya wishing...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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shoran720, オーナー at Experience Authentic Japanese Zen Culture, responded to this reviewResponded September 20, 2018

Thank you so much Simon for your great comment! I hope you and your friend had fun as same as you did. How's hanging wall so far after you backed from journey?? Continuous practicing is a key for your skill. I'm looking forward to see...More

Reviewed September 5, 2017 via mobile

I recommend this if you want to try Japanese culture , it needs your concentration and calm mind even if it is simple action.

Date of experience: September 2017
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shoran720, オーナー at Experience Authentic Japanese Zen Culture, responded to this reviewResponded September 20, 2018

Thank you so much Hitomi san for your comment! The days in the Ochano miyako museum event were great memory now. Continuous practicing is a key for your skill. I'm looking forward to see you again in next lesson:)

Reviewed June 18, 2017 via mobile

Shoran is absolutely remarkable! I take a class with her and it's the highlight of my week. She is so incredibly patient and encouraging, she's also absolutely great with kids! The cherry on top of everything is her great English and her ability to thoroughly...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Laura B
shoran720, オーナー at Experience Authentic Japanese Zen Culture, responded to this reviewResponded September 20, 2018

Thank you so much Laura san for your lovely comment! I hope you and your friend had fun as same as you did. How's your daily Japanese writing skill?? Any better change? You put great effort:))) Continuous practicing is a key for your skill. I'm...More

Reviewed December 16, 2016 via mobile

SHORAN's instruction is gentle and polite. And she is very beautiful!! Travelers from overseas will surely be satisfied.More

Date of experience: November 2016
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shoran720, オーナー at Experience Authentic Japanese Zen Culture, responded to this reviewResponded September 20, 2018

Thank you so much Kazuko san for your lovely comment! I hope you had fun as same as you did. I like how you put love to your Calligraphy tools. Continuous practicing is a key for your skill. I'm looking forward to see you again...More

Reviewed December 6, 2016

It was my first group lesson with Eriko and after 2 hours I did not want to stop. She is patient, knowledgeable and well prepared. Her calligraphy skill is masterful as is her ability to guide students in English. Young or old, beginner or experienced,...More

Date of experience: December 2016
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shoran720, オーナー at Experience Authentic Japanese Zen Culture, responded to this reviewResponded September 20, 2018

Thank you so much William for such a great comment! I hope you had fun as same as I did and remembers something still. How's hanging wall which you gave as a present for your family?? Continuous practicing is a key for your skill. I'm...More

Reviewed December 5, 2016

I highly reccomend a calligraphy class with Eriko! She made japanese calligraphy approachable, fun and accessible. It was my first time to try calligraphy and I thoroughly enjoyed my experience. As a teacher, she provides the perfect balance of guidance and freedom for her students....More

Date of experience: December 2016
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shoran720, オーナー at Experience Authentic Japanese Zen Culture, responded to this reviewResponded September 20, 2018

Thank you so much Mella for your lovely comment! I hope you and your friend had fun as same as I did. How's everything after you backed from Japan days?? Continuous practicing is a key for your skill. I'm looking forward to see you again...More

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Thank you Anna and Terasaki Nibei foundation! You guys are very supportive and great work with! I really miss you too!! I hope to open my class again in CA. If happend so, I'll tell you definately. Thank you again. Shoran
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