2015-6-23

AmidA

Hankoya.com to Open Rapid-Service Store at Narita Airport Offering Japan’s Traditional Stamps

OSAKA, Japan, June 23 / Kyodo JBN/ —

AmidA Co., Ltd.

Hankoya.com to Open Rapid-Service Store at Narita Airport Offering Japan’s Traditional Stamps, Featuring Fourneau’s "Water Light Graffiti"

AmidA Co., Ltd., which owns Hankoya.com Inc., an Internet-based manufacturer/retailer of "hanko" or traditional Japanese stamps, announced on June 23 that it will open a brick-and-mortar store, "Hankoya.com Narita," in the 2nd passenger terminal building of Narita International Airport for a limited period from July 7 to August 31, 2015.

The airport store will have a storefront installation of "Water Light Graffiti," an LED-studded board designed by French artist Antonin Fourneau, offering airport travelers a unique experience to see Japan’s traditional stamp impressions and brush strokes turning into an art of light. Mr. Fourneau will be present at the Narita store on July 7 and 8 to celebrate the opening of "Water Light Graffiti," offering live performances of light and characters.

The Narita stamp store is capable of delivering a custom-made traditional Japanese stamp in a short period of time, about 15 minutes in the quickest case, making it possible for busy international travelers to buy one of a wide variety of stamps, ranging from authentic stamps used for official purposes to stamps bearing foreign names expressed in "kanji" Chinese characters, as the one and only souvenir of Japan.

About AmidA Co., Ltd.
Representative Director: Masaru Fujita
Headquarters: Nishi-ku, Osaka City, Osaka Pref.

About Hankoya.com Narita
A souvenir stamp, which expresses the name of a foreign traveler in "kanji" Chinese characters, can be delivered in a short period of time, about 15 minutes in the quickest case, making it possible for travelers to pick up the finished stamp before boarding their flight. Those who are not well versed in Japanese will get help from sales staff clad in kimono or ninja outfits.

Store name: Hankoya.com Narita
Opening period: July 7 to August 31, 2015
Business hours: 8:00 to 20:00 Website: http://www.hankoya.com/narita2015/

About Hankoya.com (http://www.hankoya.com/)
An Internet-based store to sell stamps, registering over 270,000 customers in 2014, Hankoya.com has been the top manufacture/sale partner of Shachihata Inc. for seven consecutive years and has also been proactive in pursuing quality and advanced technology, using Google advertising for the first time in Japan.