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After drawing your feelings on the lanterns and enclosed message card, place the letter lantern set in an envelope, affix a stamp, and voila! The package will be delivered to the recipient by post. The elegant design of the three-story pagoda is perfect as a gift for a superior person. The size is not too large, making it easy to display in any place.

Letter lanterns convey your feelings with gentle light

Characteristics of Letter Chochin 1

Gentle light to convey your feelings

Nowadays, we can send and receive messages conveniently via e-mail and social networking services. Why not send a message with your feelings in words or pictures for an important occasion, even if it is usually a simple exchange?

This product allows you to send a chochin made with traditional techniques from Gifu Prefecture to the recipient with a message. This is a great way to make the sender feel closer to the recipient, as it can be displayed at all times, without having to be put away somewhere like a letter.

Letter lanterns that become canvases on which lanterns can be painted directly.

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You can paint directly on it! Lanterns as Canvas

The greatest feature is that you can draw messages and pictures on the lanterns themselves. By writing the message you want to convey, you can create a one-of-a-kind, one-of-a-kind chochin.

Mother's Day and Father's Day to show your appreciation.
For parents and grandparents to celebrate longevity.
To celebrate the entrance or graduation of a child or grandchild.
For birthday celebrations. Birthday gifts
As a gift for a friend living abroad
To celebrate the opening of a new restaurant
Christmas cards, New Year's cards, and other seasonal greetings

They deliver your precious thoughts and feelings with light in a variety of situations. Use a brush, water-based pen, or paint to convey your feelings with your own unique letters and designs.

Letter lanterns that are easy to post with a stamp attached.

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Easy to post with a stamp attached

After drawing your feelings on the lanterns or the enclosed message card, put the letter lantern set in an envelope, affix a stamp, and voila! Even the time it takes for the letter to reach the recipient will be a little more enjoyable.

Sending an envelope gives it more of a letter feel, but if you want to give it as a gift with a sense of luxury, we recommend purchasing a special gift box as well.

It is also nice to be able to send a gift in an envelope for a more intimate gift, or in a box for a more formal gift, depending on the recipient.

Letter chochin with an attractive, affordable size that can be easily displayed anywhere.

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Affordable size for easy decoration anywhere

The letter chochin measures 14.5 cm in width and depth and 16.5 cm in height; it is not too large and can be easily displayed in any location.

You can use it in various ways, such as placing it at the entrance for a gentle light, or as a bedtime light in the bedroom. It is also wonderful that it shows different expressions during the day and at night.

Safe and secure letter chochin lit by LED lights

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LED lights for safety and security

Letter lanterns come with LED lights designed to look like candles.

LED lights have a long life span, and the lights themselves are almost never hot, so they are safe and reliable even if you forget to turn them off. Another advantage is that they are cordless, making them easy to move and carry around.

It is a great gift for elderly people living alone or families with small children.

Ready to use! Easy to assemble letter lanterns with a small amount of parts

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Ready to use! Easy to assemble with a small amount of parts

The chochin is made by simply assembling four parts. First, set the LED light on the tall handle. Then, the small base parts are inserted in a crisscross pattern, and the fire bag is placed on top of the base.

The LED light comes with batteries already installed, so all you have to do is move the bottom knob to turn it on and the light comes on.

Letter Chochin with a choice of patterns to match the season or event.

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Choice of patterns to match the season or event

There are more than 20 types of letter lanterns. It is nice to be able to choose a pattern for spring, summer, fall, and winter for seasonal greetings, or for Christmas cards, New Year's cards, birthday cards, and so on, depending on the occasion.

We hope you will give a letter lantern filled with traditional techniques as a gift along with your precious thoughts and feelings. It will be a gift with a difference.


OZEKI Takamitsu InoharaTakamitsu Inohara

A new type of letter. You can use it as an interior decoration even after it arrives, making it twice as delightful!

This is a chochin (battery operated) that can actually be used as interior decoration, made by the craftsmen of the traditional craft Gifu Chochin.

The Chochin can be decorated with messages and illustrations on its hibukuro (the main part of the Chochin), which gives a full sense of surprise when the Chochin is opened.

Whenever the chochin is lit, the recipients of the letter chochin will be soothed by the gentle light as they remember you.

The letter chochin, with its Japanese sentiment, is a perfect gift for Japanese and foreigners alike!


Manufacturer OZEKI
Country of origin Gifu, Japan
Technique GIFU Chochin (Lanterns)
Material Japanese paper, twine, low-foam PVC board, candlelight with coin-shaped lithium battery
Size W5.71 * D5.71 * H6.5 in. (W14.5 * D14.5 * H16.5cm)
Weight 0.13 lbs(60g)
Capacity 0 oz(0ml)
Electronic Equipment Do not let it get wet.
The color of the paper may change over time (changing faster with sunlight).
Note Assembly is required by the customer.
The back of the instruction manual can be used as a sheet of paper.
Delivery Time 1-2 weeks (if out of stock + 2-3 weeks)

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