Recommended course 1

Tourist spot Asakusa’s another face
Explore leather town/shoe town

As Sensouji / Kaminarimon as the center, Moto-Asakusa/ Oku-Asakusa …actually, the area is rather large. A city where tradition of craftsmanship exists that is different from our familiar tourist site. Take a walk and travel around the leather town/shoes town where craftsmen built history. Visit the shops in the alley to discover the old and new Asakusa.

Recommended course 2

Enjoy the creative atmosphere of the popular town called “the Brooklyn of Tokyo”.

Kuramae, next to Asakusa, is now becoming a popular town. There are stores known as “the mecca of stationary”, as well as miscellaneous goods stores that carry the latest trend! Many up-and-coming Japanese leather brand’s atelier & shop as well. Enjoy the friendly atmosphere and fresh creativity.

Recommended course 7

A driving tour to meet the masterpieces of Hokkaido leather

In the northern land of Hokkaido, where magnificent nature spreads, the making of leather goods, including harness, has been passed down from ancient times. A short driving trip to Sunagawa, Sapporo and Otaru to visit the brand and atelier shops of note. You'll come across a masterpiece you don't know yet.

Recommended course 3

Higashi-Ueno is a historical city famous for wallets. 3 atelier shops like a hideaway

Higashi-Ueno has preserved traditional skills as a city of wallets. Many spaces and stores built by renovating small factories are located in the alley. Don’t miss the various styles of Japan leather, such as the atelier shop by the near by incubation facility “Taito Designer’s Village” students’ brands.

Recommended course 4

Discovering Japan Leather in a city home to a world heritage
Take a walk around the leather capital, Himeji Station

Himeji is one of Japan's leading producers of leather materials. At the entrance of Himeji, from the station front to the surrounding area, there are leather shops using local materials such as “Himekawa” which is highly regarded around the world. Search for the latest leather goods while walking around World Heritage Site, Himeji Castle.

Recommended course 5

A trip through Kyoto, Osaka and Kobe in search of rare and unique leathers

From Kyoto, the city of garments, to Kobe, the city of shoes. A trip through west Japan, where fashion lovers have always gathered, in search for specialty stores carrying one of a kind leather products. Luxurious gems, various types of leather materials, made-to-order items with rare leather ... Find your own personal favorite.

Recommended course 6

Explore Japan Leather's featured shops in Omotesando, the town of Mode

Omotesando is known as one of the world's leading fashion towns. The area is lined with flagship stores of high and maison brands, and popular Japan Leather brands also open stores there. Look out for high quality items, limited edition items, and other items that are appropriate for a sophisticated city atmosphere.