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6 Super Authentic Japanese Gift Ideas Online

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6 Super Authentic Japanese Gift Ideas Online

Nowadays, most items lack traceability. You think you are shopping for an authentic pair of Japanese chopsticks, but when you get your item, you discover that they were made in another country… Especially if you are looking for Japanese traditional gifts, you want to make sure that you will offer something authentic and produced in Japan.

 For your serenity, we gathered 5 authentic Japanese gift ideas, all made in Japan and related with Japanese nature and traditions. The items listed below are all available online with an affordable gift wrapping service with worldwide shipping. Some of them are even available on Amazon Japan and Amazon US.

 We also added a bit of Japanese history for each item, so you can share more of your knowledge about Japan and understand the authentic part of your gift!

1. Ikebana tools (flower arrangement tools)

Ikebana is one of Japan's most emblematic art. Historically, ikebana was a way to communicate with Shinto deities, and it was spread across the world from the late 19th century. Today, several ikebana schools exist, which can be confusing for a beginner. Hopefully, the following ikebana tools are all easy-to-use, beginner-friendly, and made of tin, for better conservation.

This Japanese gift idea is the best for:

  • Adults/children who like gardening 
  • People who want to start ikebana
  • People who want to experience Japanese authentic culture at home
Bouquet Keeper (Easy-to-use ikebana tool)
Bouquet Keeper (Easy-to-use ikebana tool)
供TOMOブーケキーパー bouquet-keeper
供TOMOブーケキーパー bouquet-keeper
供TOMOブーケキーパー bouquet-keeper
Bouquet Keeper (Easy-to-use ikebana tool)
Bouquet Keeper (Easy-to-use ikebana tool)
Bouquet Keeper (Easy-to-use ikebana tool)
供TOMOブーケキーパー bouquet-keeper
供TOMOブーケキーパー bouquet-keeper
供TOMOブーケキーパー bouquet-keeper
Bouquet Keeper (Easy-to-use ikebana tool)

Bouquet Keeper (Easy-to-use ikebana tool)

$16.00
Ikebana Keeper (Easy-to-use ikebana tool)
Ikebana Keeper (Easy-to-use ikebana tool)
Ikebana Keeper (Easy-to-use ikebana tool)
Ikebana Keeper (Easy-to-use ikebana tool)
Ikebana Keeper (Easy-to-use ikebana tool)
Ikebana Keeper (Easy-to-use ikebana tool)
Ikebana Keeper (Easy-to-use ikebana tool)
Ikebana Keeper (Easy-to-use ikebana tool)
Ikebana Keeper (Easy-to-use ikebana tool)
Ikebana Keeper (Easy-to-use ikebana tool)
Ikebana Keeper (Easy-to-use ikebana tool)
Ikebana Keeper (Easy-to-use ikebana tool)
Ikebana Keeper (Easy-to-use ikebana tool)
Ikebana Keeper (Easy-to-use ikebana tool)

Ikebana Keeper (Easy-to-use ikebana tool)

$22.00
6 Super Authentic Japanese Gift Ideas Online

Cocon Doré Sérum

$77.00

2. Japanese skincare made from Golden Cocoons

Japanese people are known for their beautiful skin and high-quality skin care products. Golden cocoons are one of the most traditional ingredients in Japanese beauty.
Japanese golden cocoons have been used since the 7th in Japan. They are known for their fibers rich in proteins, they have natural moisturizing properties and they are said to protect against sun damage and UV absorption. You can find all-in-one skincare made from this natural ingredient.

This Japanese gift idea is the best for:

  • Busy people
  • Working parents
  • People who want to try new Japanese skincare

Where to buy Japanese golden cocoons skincare online:

TOMO Japanese Gifts Online Store
Cocon Doré Sérum - Mini Bottle (3ml) | TOMO Japanese Gifts Online
Cocon Doré Sérum - Mini Bottle (3ml) | TOMO Japanese Gifts Online

Cocon Doré Sérum - Mini Bottle (3ml) | TOMO Japanese Gifts Online

$5.00
6 Super Authentic Japanese Gift Ideas Online

3. Japanese mini-saké (omiki)

“Omiki” refers to the sake used at offering in the Shinto tradition. It helps deities and people to be united. Omiki is consumed after prayers or matsuri (Japanese traditional festival). Have a cup of this Japanese authentic tradition with this collection of small sake bottles from Hakutaka brewery, one of Ise Shrine's sake suppliers.

This Japanese gift idea is the best for:

  • Sake lovers
  • Japanese culture lovers

Where to buy Japanese mini-saké bottles online:

TOMO Japanese Gifts Online Store
Café Genshin Organic Premium Roasted Brown Rice Coffee (Drip Type 300g)
供TOMOカフェ玄神は体に優しい・Le Café Genshin est sain pour le corps
Café Genshin Organic Premium Roasted Brown Rice Coffee (Drip Type 300g)
Café Genshin Organic Premium Roasted Brown Rice Coffee (Drip Type 300g)
Café Genshin Organic Premium Roasted Brown Rice Coffee (Drip Type 300g)
「デトックス効果があって、美容にも良く、ノンカフェインなので、子供も、妊娠中でも安心して飲めます!」供TOMOカフェ玄神  ・Le Café Genshin (café japonais au riz) est une alternative naturelle au café
「こちらは、玄米を黒焼きしたもので漢方では「玄神」と呼び、健康や美容に良いことで近年注目を集めているそうです」・Le café japonais au riz Café Genshin est 100% naturel et biologique
Café Genshin Organic Premium Roasted Brown Rice Coffee (Drip Type 300g)
供TOMOカフェ玄神は体に優しい・Le Café Genshin est sain pour le corps
Café Genshin Organic Premium Roasted Brown Rice Coffee (Drip Type 300g)
Café Genshin Organic Premium Roasted Brown Rice Coffee (Drip Type 300g)
Café Genshin Organic Premium Roasted Brown Rice Coffee (Drip Type 300g)
「デトックス効果があって、美容にも良く、ノンカフェインなので、子供も、妊娠中でも安心して飲めます!」供TOMOカフェ玄神  ・Le Café Genshin (café japonais au riz) est une alternative naturelle au café
子供でも飲めるコーヒー: 供TOMOカフェ玄神・Le café qui peut être bu par les enfants: Café Genshin (café japonais au riz)
「こちらは、玄米を黒焼きしたもので漢方では「玄神」と呼び、健康や美容に良いことで近年注目を集めているそうです」・Le café japonais au riz Café Genshin est 100% naturel et biologique

Café Genshin Organic Premium Roasted Brown Rice Coffee (Drip Type 300g)

$20.00

4. Genshin brown rice coffee

Brown rice coffee has been used for health in Japan for centuries. You can check out its different properties in our article just here. It has a delicious flavor and matches all kinds of dishes. Some people even use it in savory recipes (curry rice, galettes, ochazuke…) and desserts (cakes, panna cotta, coffee jelly…). With no coffee beans used and caffeine-free, brown rice coffee is also a popular coffee alternative.

This Japanese gift idea is the best for:

  • People who want to taste a genuine Japanese drink
  • People sensitive to caffeine
  • Pregnant/breastfeeding women
  • People who like cooking

Where to buy Genshin brown rice coffee online:

Amazon USTOMO Japanese Gifts Online Store

5. Wasanbon candies

Did you read our article about wasanbon? If not, click here to know more! Wasanbon is a traditional candy from Japan that has been produced with the same technique for more than 200 years. It is one of the most popular treats from Shikoku Island and it contains minerals. You can eat wasanbon like candy, use it as an ingredient for your recipes, or you can use it as a sweetener for your matcha or sugar–free drinks.

The super advantage: English explanations are included inside each box!

This Japanese gift idea is the best for:

  • Japanese food lovers
  • Matcha lovers
  • Corporate gifts
6 Super Authentic Japanese Gift Ideas Online

Seven Lucky Gods Shaped Wasanbon Sugars (7 pieces)

$10.00

Where to buy Wasanbon candies online:

6 Super Authentic Japanese Gift Ideas Online

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