SHODO CONTEST in 2021


We selected the Best Shodo Performance Awards for the Year of 2021 at Shukan New York Seikatsu where we have sponsored the shodo contest.
The Highest Award goes to Ms. Yuiko Sugishita (5th Grade), the Prize for the Excellent Work goes to Ms. Saki Ishida (2nd Grade) and Ms. Mami Kurihara, and Hiroshima Artist Brush Special Prize goes to Ms. Yuliang Cheng. We present our Kumanofude (calligraphy brush made in Kumano, Japan) to the above four winners as an extra prize.
The shodo contest for the Year of 2022 has just started. Please join the contest.



Our Special Sales at Fukuya Departmentstore at Hiroshima-ekimae "Yale Yale" Store for A New Year!


Our retail store, "Kojohen", will open a booth at Fukuya Departmentstore Hiroshima-ekimae "Yale Yale" Store, next to JR Hiroshima Station, from January 2 to January 4, 2022.
Our booth is located at a square before escalator at B2 floor.
We have makeup brushes which are highly regarded as a high-quality brushes worldwide as well as calligraphy brushes which are the origin of our brush manufacturing in 1869.
These brushes, so called "Kumanofude", are good for yourselves as well as the best as a gift and/or souvenir to anyone special for you.
Please come and visit our booth!


The Excellent Calligraphy Work Announcement in December


The excellent "shodo" (calligraphy) work announcement in December at the "shodo" contest in "Shukan NY Seikatsu" (Newspaper in NYC) which we sponsor.
We will present our Kumanofude (calligraphy brush made in Kumano, Japan) to the winners for the Year 2021 as an extra prize.