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Japanese calligraphy experience in Shizuoka

An authentic Zen Japanese Calligraphy experience in Shizuoka

90 minutes

Shodo (Japanese calligraphy) is the art of writing beautiful characters on paper using a brush and ink. In addition to writing beautiful characters, it is also possible to express yourself through the image of the kanji.

Master Shoran is an experienced Shodoka (Japanese Calligrapher) with experience teaching thousands of students from around the world. As a English-speaking Shodoka, Shoran will guide you through the process to write your name in Kanji with the Shodo brush. Take home a unique souvenir  with your name written in Kanji on a Japanese scroll.

Availability for spring/summer 2024


Maruzen Tea Roastery, Shizuoka

2-5-5, Gofukucho, Aoi Ward, Shizuoka City, Shizuoka Prefecture

A 10-minute walk from JR Shizuoka Station.

An Authentic Japanese Calligraphy Experience

Create your own Kakejiku

In just a short time, learn to write your name and make your own Kakejiku (hanging scroll) to take home as a souvenir. Enjoy the Japanese aesthetic at home and remember your experience forever.

Learn to write your name in Japanese

Learn how to create your own name using Kanji characters that match your personality. Kanji have different meanings, so your scroll will be one of a kind.

Learn from a Master Shodoka

Shoran is a Master Shodoka with experience living and working in the United States. She will provide a exceptional learning environment with her polished Omotenashi spirit.


Japanese Calligraphy Experience


Per Person (90 minutes)

One time lesson.

Discounts available for 10 or more students.

Matcha Calligraphy Experience


One Time (90 minutes)

One time lesson.

Discounts available for 10 or more students.


If you are ready to book, please book through our secure booking pages for Japanese Calligraphy Experience and Matcha Calligraphy Experience. If you have more questions or have specific requests, please email with the following information. We will get back to you within two business days.

  1. Your name
  2. Number of anticipated participants
  3. Your preferred date(s) and time(s) (please provide 2 or 3 options)

Booking Policy

* If you contact me directly, please make payment by PayPal in Japanese Yen.
* Transaction fees will be  billed to the client.
* Group discount rates are available. Please inquire.

* If canceled less than 72 hours of the event, the client will bear the half cost of the lesson and less than 24 hours of the event, full cost of the lesson.
* Please refrain from canceling without notice. In the case you must cancel, please call by 5:00 PM the day before.


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