A Wish for Japan- 1000 cranes

An ancient Japanese tradition promises that a wish will be granted as a reward for the devotion of folding one thousand origami cranes, and it is on this premise that a design project has been created to help the people of Japan in this troubled time.

 One Thousand Origami Cranes for Japan, in conjunction with a number of top illustrators / designers including Todd Selby, Tokyo Plastic, Brian Grimwood and Tom Uglo have created several designs which can be made into origami cranes. A donation to the charity allows a download of one design, along with instructions to guide you in making the crane.

 “This project seeks to draw on that ancient healing and show that the emotional blow received can be responded to through the strength of solidarity and human compassion.”


Published by Niall Anderson

Owner of ShinGangu, a UK boutique toy brand specialising in self-produced Japanese soft and keshi toys...

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