The 5th 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.

kigyo5-1Kabuki Face Pack Prize / 歌舞伎フェイスパック賞 

Kabuki Face Pack/歌舞伎フェイスパック

This face pack has been modeled on kumadori – a kind of makeup that is particular to kabuki. Each pack is completely saturated in a cosmetic liquid that contains three beauty enhancing ingredients, including collagen, and extracts of Japanese scents, such as essence of Camellia seeds. In the pack is a manual in Japanese and English that introduces kabuki and kumadori. Each contains two sheets. Price: 833 yen. There are ten kinds in total.

One prize given to each contest winner (Photo and Visitors’ Caption Prize). A set of Kabuki Face Pack, Kabuki Face Pack Kotobuki, Animal Face Pack, and Fashion Face Pack.

kigyo5-2Beverly Award/ビバリー賞

Karesansui Jigsaw Puzzle / 枯山水ジグソーパズル

“Karesansui” is a style of Japanese garden. Instead of water, white sand is used to represent the flow of water and stones to represent mountains. This jigsaw puzzle allows you to enjoy such a garden. The 9 x 9 centimetre moss mat and 16 natural stones included allow you to create a garden of your own once you complete the puzzle. Its full size on completion is 26 x 18 centimetres. Price: 1,800 yen.

One prize given to each contest winner (Photo and Visitors’ Caption Prize)


KADOKAWA Manga Series, The History of Japan / 角川まんが学習シリーズ 日本の歴史

This history of Japan can be enjoyed through manga. All kanji are spelt out in phonetic furigana. Published by KADOKAWA CORPORATION, each volume costs 800 yen and a 15 volume set costs 12,000 yen.

One prize given to each contest winner (Photo and Visitors’ Caption Prize)

kigyo5-4Maruyama Tea Products Corporation Award / 丸山製茶賞

Quick and Easy Matcha Stick Pack with Daruma Doll Canister
開運だるま缶 抹茶スティック

Daruma dolls that right themselves no matter how many times they are knocked over are considered to be lucky talismans. This tea canister has a daruma motif. There are 15 instant matcha (green tea) packets in the canister. The can is airtight, so it is perfect for storing tea leaves. 1,000 yen each.

A prize set with one red daruma and white daruma offered to each winner of the Photo and Visitors’ Caption Award.

Contest Results Page

The Result of Best Caption Prize