(English) Products that are “Made in Japan” attract attention from all over the world and make very popular souvenirs among tourists. Among them are quite a lot of handmade goods made by craftsmen using techniques that have been passed down since the Edo era (1603 to 1868) over three hundred years ago. Edo (now Tokyo) in particular was especially popular for its arts such as Kabuki and Ukiyo-e woodblock prints, and flourished as a town with a craftwork culture that embodied the making of fine and elaborate ornaments and tools. The handwork that has carried on this tradition is still kept alive. Have you ever seen such handwork of craftsmen that cannot be imitated with machines? Japan lovers can see through video the world of handwork that maintains unchanging high quality 365 days a year while skillfully incorporating the qualities of the different seasons, temperatures, and changes in humidity.