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Welcome to WAZA Japan

Specialist retailer and wholesaler of premium Japanese goods

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Japanese Tea Tastings

Visit Mochi Mochi Japanese Café in Cape Town for WAZA teas and delicious snacks. For custom Tea Tastings, please get in touch.

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WAZA Events

WAZA Events for 2024 will be published here as and when they are confirmed. Some events are free and require registration only, while others are paid events with hosts and instructors.

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WAZA Japan Store - Our Cape Town Store

201 Bree Street
Cape Town, 8001

Mondays - Thursdays: 09:00 - 17:00
Fridays: 09:00 - 16:00
Saturdays: 09:00 - 15:00
Closed on Sundays and Public Holidays

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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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Japan's famous charcoal for grilling and water purification

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Let us help to plan your next Japan travel itinerary

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Visit our Cape Town Store for shopping, tea tastings and events

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Official South African Importers

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Japanese Brands available at WAZA

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