About "Karakuri Creation Group"
History of Karakuri Creation Group
While Hakone was prospering as a tourist resort with hotsprings, many kinds of souvenirs were created.
As a result, high techniquesand ideas have been designed by many craftsmen who were independent eachother.
Especially wooden interlocking puzzles and traditional secret boxeswhich included a puzzle element, were supported by the public.
There is noplace in the world like Hakone as a puzzle-producing district.
Karakuri Creation Group is a group of craftsmen who are creating moreinteresting and high quality “Trick” things by developing these traditionaltechniques and historical property.
Our main activities
|2000||Exhbition at Matsuya-Ginza at Tokyo.|
|2003||Exhibition at Nagoya Science Museum|
|2005||Started Karakuri Club|
|2006||Exhbition at Matsuya-Ginza at Tokyo. ※It has been held every year since then|
|2008||Karakuri Puzzle Festa (Helping organize)|
|2010||International Puzzle Meeting (Helping organize)|
|2011||Karakuri Puzzle Party in Hakone (Helping organize)|
|2013||Open the Hakone Karakuri Museum|
We have many other exhibitions and events. For more details, please see on Instagram etc.