Okiagari Koboshi-ten – Supporting Fukushima Prefecture

Text and photos by Mike Sullivan A beautiful stall at Hyper Japan London in July featured many Okiagari-koboshi or Okiagari-kobōshi (起き上がり小法師 getting-up little priest). These are traditional Japanese dolls, they are made from papier mâché and are designed in a way that makes its own weight keep it upright even if it is pushed back, […]