The 11th Contest Corporate Prizes / 企業賞

Corporate Prizes: Companies offering the products below as prizes will select a winning shot from among the nominated photos. One person might even win more than one prize.

9-1Macool Japan Prize / マクールジャパン賞

Compact Digital Camera EX-ZR62 / コンパクトデジタルカメラEX-ZR62

These scarves were designed with the theme in mind of “Wrapping Japan up Cool.” Smooth and soft to the touch, Japanese and French designers collaborated to make these scarves. In all, there are seven types available including one with a design of origami folds and one with a traditional Japanese pattern. The material is 100% silk. Price: 15,000 yen. Handkerchiefs (2,000 yen) are also available.

A Macool scarf “Tsuru” will be presented to the winner of the photo contest and a Macool handkerchief “Kabuto” will be the Visitors’ Caption Prize.
Macool scarf 「TSURU」をフォトコンテスト受賞者へ、Macool handkerchief 「KABUTO」をビジターズキャプション賞、各1名様へ。

9-2Nikken Cutlery Prize / ニッケン刃物賞

Japanese Sword Scissors / 日本刀はさみ

These robust sharp scissors are made to resemble a Japanese sword. They were created by highly skilled master craftsmen from Seki City in Gifu Prefecture – a town known for its production of knifes and swords. They make excellent ornaments. Length: 18 centimeters. The scissors come in three colors: black, red, and purple. Price: 2,160 yen each. Won the Grand Prix-Japan Tourism Agency Commissioner Award in the Japan-Souvenir Grand Prix 2016. Different versions, including ninja, and the popular feudal lord model, are also available.

Winners of the photo contest and Visitors’ Caption award will each receive a black pair.

Kanko Kogyo Prize / 菅公工業賞9-3


Gold Leaf Masking Tape / 金箔のマスキングテープ

This masking tape makes use of gold leaf. The tape is made from washi (Japanese paper) and comes in traditional Japanese background colours. On top of this traditional patterns – such as hexagonal patterns – are printed in gold. Fourteen different patterns are available. The width of the tape is 1.5 centimetres and the length of a roll is eight meters. A set of two rolls of tape is sold for 1,250 yen, a set of three rolls is sold for 1,750 yen. For either set, it’s not possible to choose the pattern you get.

One set of three rolls of masking tape will be given to the winners of the Photo Contest and the Visitors’ Caption Award.

Contest Results Page

The Result of Best Caption Prize