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Welcome to WAZA

Specialist retailer and wholesaler of premium Japanese goods

Japanese Tea Tastings

Exciting News! From January 2023 you can visit Mochi Mochi Japanese Café in Cape Town for WAZA teas and tea tastings.

WAZA Events

We are hosting two Furoshiki Gift Wrapping workshops on 15 December 2023! Click to book.

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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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