Category Archive: Japanese culture

Aug 11

[Incense Making Class] – Great Opportunity When Sightseeing Japan

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[Osenkō Making Class] Lately, we had a wonderful incense class with international attendees that came to our Kohgen Store in Nagoya from Hawaii. They chose to make osenkō(お線香). It is a common misinterpretation that this term refers to Japanese incense sticks, while in fact, it is one of 7 kinds of Japanese incenses collectively called …

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Aug 04

[Incense Introduction] Kunjudo Kozanmai Series

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[Incense Introduction] Kunjudo Kozanmai Series ◆ Agarwood (approx. 80 sticks) ◆Agarwood (approx. 70 sticks) These incenses contain flavonoids that give a deodorization effect. Both agarwood and sandalwood give off a gentle but deep fragrance that spreads well. It is very rare for fragrant woodst type incense to have a deodorization effect, so this is a special …

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Aug 01

kohgenworld.com – August Campaign

We have received many positive feedback about the Summer incense holder and plate set and requests if we can produce more. First 5 Customers who order products for at least 10,800 JPY (shipping fee does not count) will receive Japanese glass bead (tombodama) incense holder and handmade transparent plate set for free! ・Campaign time: August …

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Jun 15

New arrival on Kohgen World website!

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Today we have registered and burning a green tea incense that belongs to Kozanmai series of Kunjudo maker. The sticks have beautiful green color. From the very moment of the box opening a pleasant aroma of green tea stands out.   When it burns, the smoke spreads around well and emits warming, a bit earthy …

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May 10

Mother`s Day filled with fragrance

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The Mother`s Day is coming, so we would like to introduce the incense called Haha no Ai (Mother’s Love) of Daihatsu maker! It is a less smoke type incense, in which a sweet, milky fragrance meets a delicate sandalwood aroma.♪ When you burn it once it becomes a habit, so there are many people who …

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May 04

Green Tea Incenses Corner

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Spring is a season of fresh green tea leaves, so we have prepared a special corner (^^) The green tea fragrances differ as they are made by various incense makers. There is a Golden Week in Japan now, so what about visiting our Kohgen stores or websites and enjoy these gorgeous aromas? ♪ Kohgen World …

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Apr 04

Incenses Recommended in April

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Hello Incense Lovers! This time we would like to introduce the incenses we picked up as recommended this month. We hope that everyone will find some new fragrances or brands you have never tried yet!   Kohgen Original Incense, Japanese Fragrances Hinoki, 100 sticks This is an original item of our Kohgen store and belongs …

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Apr 03

Purchase on Kohgen World website and get incense holder and plate!

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Do you know that April 18th (Tue.) is the Incense Day? On this occasion, we have started the “Incense Day Fair” campaign on Kohgen World website! You probably wonder why this particular day (April 18th) is the Incense Day. In Japanese incense is written with the character: 香 When you disassemble this character into its parts …

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Apr 03

New Event Has Started from April 1st (Saturday)!

We have started Speed Lottery at our Kohgen Nagoya Store, which will last for 3 months! We are very grateful to all our Customers who have visited our store since early morning and made the atmosphere lively. There were many inquiries starting from these for the daily use incense, up to wishes to try the …

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Mar 30

Today we have opened a new Kohgen Maker`s Pier Store!

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10:00 AM, March 30 (Thursday) – Grand Open of our new Kohgen Maker`s Pier Store! We have made all the preparations in advance and the store is running since its pre-open on March 13th, but today we had the Grand Open! Today, there was a Grand Open of a shopping district called Maker`s Pier in …

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