The 3rd Contest Corporate Prizes / 第3回企業賞

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.

kigyo1isumu Prize/イスム賞

TanaCOCORO [palm] Miroku Bosatsu/TanaCOCORO [ 掌 ] 弥勒菩薩

This is a replica of the Miroku Bosatsu Hanka Shiyui statue, a designated national treasure from the Nara era (6 – 8th centuries). Special methods of molding and coloration were used to imitate the texture of a carved wooden sculpture. Gradated coloring recreates the patina of old wood. The statue’s beautiful smile and the soft curves of its fingertips really stand out. Measurements: 16 centimeters high x 7.8 centimeters wide x 10 centimeters deep. Weighs 405 grams. 20,520 yen (sales tax and shipping included). Prize for one person.

kigyo2Kitan Club Prize/奇譚クラブ賞

Cup no Fuchiko Series/コップのフチ子シリーズ
Koko wa Ore ga Kuitomeru! Omae wa Saki ni Iku Nyaa! Series

These are “capsule toys” that is capsules with small toys and figures inside. Since going on sale in 2012, more than eight million capsules have been sold of the highly sought after “Cup no Fuchiko” series (with seven figures to collect). More than three million capsules have been sold of the “Koko wa Ore ga Kuitomeru! Omae wa Saki ni Iku Nyaa! Stand with Suction Pad” series (six figures to collect). Cost: 200 yen. Either set will be given to two people.

kigyo3Nippon Daishuki! Prize/日本大しゅき!賞

Kunoichi Kokeshi   Sake Drinking Vessel Set/くノ一こけし 酒器セット

These sets of sake drinking vessels are decorated with ninja, maiko, and other designs. Each set contains one tokkuri bottle (that holds about 320 milliliters) and two sakazuki cups. Its unique selling point is that the “head” of the tokkuri – that can also be used as a sakazuki. Sold by Kanki Koubou of Gyokuyu Co., Ltd. Six models available. Price: 5,000 – 5,500 yen. The prize for the photo contest is a kunoichi (female ninja) kokeshi set. Prize for one person.

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