What is Tougei
Tougei is Japanese style pottery.
There are many places you can experience to make tougei in Tokyo.
If you are not satisfied with something similar with others, try this and make your special souvenir! Also there are various options of products to make.
There are some recommended schools in Tokyo below.
Yu kobo has many courses; membership course, bridal course, gift course, visiting workshop, net order gift and so on. Among those courses, If you are tourist, I would recommend experience course!
In this Experience course, you can also craft your own silver accessories, glass, lantern, and so on.
Shirogane ceramic art school
This school also provides many courses; one day experience course, wedding course, gift courses and so on.
You can choose what to make from various options; cups, pots, dishes, tiles, teapots…and so many other choices!
They also have Parent and Child course, which you can attend as a family!
I personally recommend Wedding course because so many unique options provided!
YANSEN tourist information & culture center
This school is especially for tourists. Staff can speak English.
The cost of this plan is also attractive. You can experience togei from ¥4,850~.
This school is located in Nippori station, where you can go directly from airport.
There are other plans in this school like Japanese style tea-ceremony, calligraphy, making soba, and so on.
The teacher of this school appears on television show, “Prubato”.
This school is basically for student who attend weekly, but there are also course for who want to 1 day experience!
For 1 day experience students, there are tow choices; electric or non-electric.