Photo/IllutrationProducts from Rokkaku in Kyoto’s Nakagyo Ward (Mihoko Takizawa)

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Editor’s note: This series showcases what we are calling “kawaii” (cute) items made locally in the iconic Japanese city.

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Rokkaku’s delicately and elegantly designed foil-stamped paper cards and “pochi bukuro” envelopes provide a perfect way to make up with friends after a quarrel or express gratitude to loved ones.

The shop was founded in 2007 by Sakurai Card Ltd., a long-established paper product manufacturer, offering a wide range of items.

Address: 109 Horinouecho, Rokkaku-dori Sakaimachi Higashi-iru, Nakagyo Ward, Kyoto.

Open from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Closed on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

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