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Kyoto Journal, a non-profit quarterly established in 1987, reaches far beyond Japan's ancient capital to be your gateway to understanding and appreciating the lifestyles, cultures and societies of Asia. Shop over 50 past issues, dating from 1987 to 2019.

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Kyoto Journal Issue 93

¥2,180 ¥1,230

(US$11.40)

It sustains us. It inspires us. It enslaves us…KJ delves into the vibrant culinary cultures of Asia, all the while discovering what food really means to us.

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Small Buildings of Kyoto Tenugui

¥930

(US$8.30)

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Add to another product to use as a beautiful gift wrap!

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Yuzen pen case by Shogado – Momiji

¥1,400

(US$13.50) SHIPPING SOON!

Beautiful pen cases made from yuzen washi paper that come in three patterns.

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Shoyeido 3-sachet incense collection

¥500

(US$4.60) FREE SHIPPING!

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Classic KI NO BI Cocktails by Dave Broom

¥2,700 ¥2,000

(US$19.50) A book produced by Kyoto Journal for the Kyoto Distillery, the makers of the award-winning KI NO BI gin.

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Kyoto Journal Issue 92

¥2,180 ¥1,230

(US$11.40)

KJ92 was inspired by the symbols and practices of devotion that are so ubiquitous in our own city. But devotion, wherever practiced, in whatever tradition, transcends the self, and is a commitment to something less momentary, more closely aligned with the eternal…

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Small Buildings of Kyoto: Volume II

¥2,180

(US$20.90)

The second volume of John Einarsen’s delightful photography book.

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Sale! Kyoto Journal Issue 91 Cover Living Sustainability

Kyoto Journal Issue 91

¥2,180 ¥1,080

(US$10)

KJ91 looks at what it means to live “sustainably” and the efforts of those who, drawing on lessons of the past, seek to forge a brighter future—in the realm of education, through to architecture, food, wildlife conservation and tourism.

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Kyoto Journal Issue 90

¥2,180 ¥1,080

(US$10)

KJ’s 90th issue celebrates those roads that, since prehistory, have carried not only travelers and trade, but also the seeds of new cultural flowerings. Passing through both time and terrain, roads lead to that ongoing reinvention, the future—and back into the past.

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Kyoto Journal Issue 89

¥2,180 ¥1,080

(US$10)

An in-depth look at the craft communities of Japan, with an emphasis on the interdependent relationship between individual craftspeople and businesses. Our first print issue in 7 years, we have taken the opportunity to update the design of the Journal whilst maintaining our minimal, clean aesthetic.

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In a Rocket Made of Ice

¥1,680

(US$15.30)

Uniting prose and photography that are equally indelible, Gail Gutradt’s memoir “In a Rocket Made of Ice” is her personal story of life at a visionary community for children growing up with AIDS in rural Cambodia.

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Kyoto Journal Digital Issue 88

¥500

(US$4.50)
Kyoto’s Entrepreneurial Women
Supporting victims of unexploded ordinance bombs in Laos
Debuting a Noh play about Elvis
Occupation-era Haiku

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Spirituality & Wellbeing Bundle

¥2,900

(US$29) 40% OFF DISCOUNTED BUNDLE

KJ92: Devotion + KJ95 Wellbeing

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Kyoto Journal Digital Issue 87

¥500

(US$4.50)
Contemporary Art and Photography in Kazakhstan
Interview with a Kyoto Noh actor
Alex Kerr’s latest book, Another Kyoto
Surfing in North Korea

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Kyoto Journal Digital Issue 86

¥500

(US$4.50)
Saying farewell to Hotel Okura
Kyoto’s firelight Takigi Noh
The Successes of the Setouchi Triennale
Translating Japanese children’s fiction

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Kyoto Journal Digital Issue 85

¥500

(US$4.50)
Toutosha: A House Living with Tea
Okada Torajiro on sitting
Poetry from a Chinese factory
Japanese “proletariat literature”

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