Japanese food is not just sushi. We present a selection of WAZA's favourite eateries during a 2016/17 new year's visit to Japan, which showcases the...Read More
Welcome to 'where WA(和) meets ZA'
WAZA is an online shop based in Cape Town, specialising in quality Japanese household goods for the South African market. We are inspired by the Japanese approach of monozukuri, a concept that translates as the "art, science and craft of making things." The products we select exemplify innovative design and quality craftsmanship, while being aesthetically pleasing and durable for lifelong use. WAZA also trades at selected markets and popup events.
Fifteen hours by plane, fifteen thousand kilometres: There is a lot of water between South Africa and Japan. For generations people from both countries have...Read More
The same time tested forging tradition that led to the exceptionally strong katana, is used in the production of Japanese steel for household implements ranging...Read More