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A form of artistic writing based on Zen thought, shodo or Japanese calligraphy makes use of a brush dipped in black ink to paint kanji (Chinese characters) on white paper. Take your pick from the Japanese calligraphy classes below and get hands-on instruction from seasoned experts. Friendly instructors will show you how to write the characters of your choice, allowing you to discover more about the language.
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  1. Get a full course of Japanese culture by learning how to cook delicious fresh udon noodles while enjoying traditional shodo calligraphy or origami crafts, all with an English-speaking instructor.
    English Available

    From USD64.04

    Weekday
    3 - 3.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon, evening)
  2. Discover the art of the brush and ink. Learn how to write your name or favorite words in Japanese using traditional shodo calligraphy techniques from an award-winning English-speaking instructor.
    English Available

    From USD32.02

    Weekday
    1 - 2 hour(s) (morning, afternoon, evening)
  3. Learn about the traditional Japanese art of shodo, ink brush calligraphy. Focus your mind, and create your own unique calligraphy piece!
    English Available

    From USD51.38

    Group Discount
    Daily
    1.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  4. Learn to write your name in traditional Japanese characters. Discover the art and beauty of Japanese writing through a calligraphy lesson given by a famous shodo artist, with English assistance.
    English Available

    From USD86.00

    Group Discount
    Daily
    1.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon, evening)
  5. Try a modern take on the traditional sumo meal of chanko hot pot featuring the subtle flavors of fugu, carefully prepared by a former sumo wrestler!

    USD114.36

    Daily
    (evening)
  6. Try your hand at Japanese traditional calligraphy, using a thick brush and black ink! Learn how to write the kanji character of your choice, and create your own unique souvenir of your visit to Tokyo.
    English Available

    USD27.45

    Daily
    1 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)

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