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Learn your name in Kanji from Master

Rated 5.0 out of 5 from 6 reviews.Shinagawa-ku, Japan

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Experience hosted by Shoran

90 mins
Includes equipment
Up to 10 people
Hosted in English

What you'll do

1. You can make your own hanging scroll in a short time. It will be a good and memorable souvenir which you will want to keep forever. 2. You will get your name in Kanji characters. You will learn to create your name by using Kanji characters that suit your personality. Because Kanji characters have different meanings, your scroll will be uniquely unlike any other. 3. Master of Calligraphy, who has teaching experience in the U.S., will instruct. Atmosphere is traditional and relaxing, located just behind Sensoji temple. You can have a unique fun and exciting cultural experience in Japan!
1. You can make your own hanging scroll in a short time. It will be a good and memorable souvenir which you will want to keep forever. 2. You will get your name in Kanji characters. You will learn to create your name by using Kanji characters that suit your personality. Because Kanji characters have different meanings, your scroll will be uniquely unlike any other. 3. Master of Calligraphy, who has teaching experience in the U.S., will instru…

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What's included

  • Equipment
    paper, brush, sumi ink, paper weight, underlay, ink stone, place brush, squ...
From $45
/ person
No dates available

Meet your host, Shoran

Host on Airbnb since 2015
  • 6 Reviews
  • Identity verified
I was Born in Japan, and educated in Australia and the U.S. I have taught calligraphy classes in California under a Cultural Exchange Artist Visa issued by the U.S. State Department. And I have been praised for my art while performing in Japan, the U.S.A, and Europe. I grew up under the influence of my Master Calligrapher grandfather. So I started to show respect and thankfulness to our ancestors who brought us into this world. You may also feel an inner sense of calm, as if going into a state of peacefulness.
http://japanesecaligraphy.blogspot.com/
I was Born in Japan, and educated in Australia and the U.S. I have taught calligraphy classes in California under a Cultural Exchange Artist Visa issued by the U.S. State Department. And I have been praised for my art while performing in Japan, the U.S.A, and Europe. I grew up under the influence of my Master Calligrapher grandfather. So I started to show respect and thankfulness to our ancestors who brought us into this world. You may also feel an inner sense of calm, as if going into a state…
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Where you'll be

The room will be Japanese style. Comfortable, nice and quiet environment.
I'll discount if it's more than 10people.

Rated 5.0 out of 5 from 6 reviews.

Daisy
September 2019
Very good introduction to the subject, from a very friendly and experienced teacher. Shoran was very helpful and encouraging, and I learnt lot in a short space of time! Thankyou so much.
Clara
September 2018
The Calligraphy lesson with Shoran was a truly beautiful experience. After learning a bit about japanese writing history, we practised the basic strokes and finally got to write our name or a meanigful word in Kanji. In the end we could even take a gift home with us. It was very interesting and relaxing!
The Calligraphy lesson with Shoran was a truly beautiful experience. After learning a bit about japanese writing history, we practised the basic strokes and finally got to write ou…
Женя
August 2018
very interesting and exciting, shoran told about history and gave instructions how to draw. Between calligraphy we speak about Japan and other countries, her English very good, thank you very much, Shoran!
Lucas
July 2018
it was a wonderful experience. Shoran is a very kind person and a great teacher. We learned that writing in kanji and practicing calligraphy is a lot like meditating. We also learned our Kanji names and their meanings. we take a beautiful memory of this day! thank you Shoran! you are amazing!
it was a wonderful experience. Shoran is a very kind person and a great teacher. We learned that writing in kanji and practicing calligraphy is a lot like meditating. We also lea…
Kira
May 2018
We had a really great time with Shoran. She is really nice and very patient and our Japanese souvenir turned out great. Especially our kids (10 & 7) very really proud and Shoran was so patient with them. She also explained about the culture of Japanese calligraphy. We think this is a unique experience and would definitely recommend to book Shoran! Thank you so much for making this special, Shoran.
We had a really great time with Shoran. She is really nice and very patient and our Japanese souvenir turned out great. Especially our kids (10 & 7) very really proud and Shoran…
Sherlye
May 2018
This was the first time I joined this type of class and I’m really glad that I chose Shoran’s class. It was enjoyable and fun learning how to write my name in Hiragana/ Katakana. With 1.5 hours duration, Shoran explained in brief on the history of Japanese writing and throughout the whole session she communicated with each of us and I don’t feel left behind. The small number of participants (our group only consisted of 5 participants) also helps me to stay focus on her teachings. I will definitely recommend others to join her class because of its unforgettable learning experience, enjoyable and you will get to bring back home a scroll wall of your own handwritten name in your own choices - Kanji/ Hiragana/ Katagana 👍🏼
This was the first time I joined this type of class and I’m really glad that I chose Shoran’s class. It was enjoyable and fun learning how to write my name in Hiragana/ Katakana.…

Things to know

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Government ID

You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.

Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 3 and up can attend. Parents may also bring children under 2 years of age.

More tips

7 mins from station. Please come with the cloth which is OK to get with sumi ink just in case.