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Welcome to WAZA

Specialist retailer and wholesaler of premium Japanese goods

Japanese Tea Tastings

Visit WAZA Japan Labo in Cape Town to taste different types of Japanese tea.

WAZA Events

Join us in Cape Town for an exciting series of workshops and talks from October to December 2021.

16 October: Kitchen Knife Sale
23 October: Kokeshi Doll Sale
6 November: Ikebana Workshop
13 November: Furoshiki Gift Wrapping Workshop
20 November: Kokedama Workshop
27 November: Japanese Woodworking Tools Demo
2 December: Japanese City Design and Architecture Talk
11 December: Introduction To Shogi
18 December: Furoshiki Gift Wrapping Workshop

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WAZA Japan Labo - Our Cape Town Store

111 Loop Street
Cape Town, 8001

Tuesday - Friday, 09:00 - 16:00
Saturday, 09:00 - 14:00
Sunday - Monday, Closed

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VIDEO Highlights

Introduction to WAZA

Learn more about WAZA and our passion for Japanese craftsmanship.

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Making Shichirin by hand

See how our traditional hand-cut shichirin (hibachi) are made.

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Kisuke Knives from Saitama

A short video of Shunsuke Manaka san forging some of his beautful knives.

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Scenes from a Tatami Factory

Step inside the Ikehiko Corporation tatami factory in Fukuoka Prefecture.

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KISHU BINCHŌTAN

Japan's famous charcoal for grilling and water purification

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WAZA TRAVEL

Let us help to plan your next Japan travel itinerary

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WAZA JAPAN LABO

Visit our Cape Town Store for shopping or events

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TADAFUSA KNIVES

Official South African Importers

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Japanese Brands available at WAZA

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