Amezaiku refers to Japanese candy craft, which is still made using traditional techniques. The number of candy artists in Japan is dwindling, but you can still see exquisite examples at Ame-Shin, which showcases the work of candy masters who are passionate about the art form. A variety of amezaiku are on display – from a cute goldfish to a beautiful flower – and you can pick one to take home with you. Although these delicious and beautiful candies are edible, many people choose to keep them as special decorations on their desks.
Keeping Tokyo’s handicraft tradition alive for more than 60 years
Near 5-33 Higashi-Nippori, Arakawa-ku, Tokyo 116-0014
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