The 17th 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.

kigyo17-1Eirakuya Prize/永楽屋賞

Machiya Tenugui, Ink Painting of Bamboo/町家手拭 墨絵竹

One set each to the winners of the Photo Contest and the Visitors’ Caption Award

A “tenugui” is a cotton cloth used for wiping hands on, wrapping things up in, and decoration. Tenugui made by highly skilled artisans are sold at tenugui specialists Eirakuya. An ink painting of bamboo is printed onto this tenugui by an artisan who specializes in painting kimono. Compared to typical tenugui, the weave is tight allowing for subtle shades of color. Price: 1,728 yen including tax.

kigyo17-2Maruyama Tea Products Corporation Prize/丸山製茶賞

Chashi Meijin/茶師名人

One set each to the winners of the Photo Contest and the Visitors’ Caption Award

This tea has a distinctive rich umami flavor. Its name derives from the fact that a chashi (tea master) created it by carefully blending high quality tea leaves. The product was awarded the Monde Selection gold medal. A pack of 70 grams costs 1,500 yen. It also comes in cans or paulownia wood boxes (170 grams).

Isshindo Hompo Prize/一心堂本舗賞kigyo17-3

Alice Through the Looking Glass: Mad Hatter
Alice Through the Looking Glass: Red Queen
Alice Through the Looking Glass: Cheshire Cat
アリス・イン・ワンダーランド/時間の旅 マッドハッター
アリス・イン・ワンダーランド/時間の旅 赤の女王
アリス・イン・ワンダーランド/時間の旅 チェシャ猫

A set of three will be awarded to the winners of the Photo Contest and Visitors’ Caption Prize.

These are part of the hugely popular design face pack series which has sold over 2,500,000 units. All of these are characters from the movie “Alice Through the Looking Glass.” Beauty serums with hyaluronic acid and collagen are used in these face packs. They moisturize and firm up skin giving it a healthy glow. Cost: 430 yen (tax-included).

Contest Results Page

The Result of Best Caption Prize