Cultural items available for free loan

  • Please note all items must be picked up and returned in person - we cannot deliver items by mail.
  • Many of these items are in limited supply and in high demand, especially happi and yukata. We will try our best to accommodate requests, but this may not always be possible so reserve early.
  • The items are only to be used to promote better understanding of Japanese culture and not for commercial purposes. The Consulate reserves the right to refuse to loan these items for purposes deemed inappropriate.
  • The lender is responsible for any replacement of lost or damaged items.
A few of the items available for loan include:
  • Kendama, Daruma Otoshi, and other assorted toys
  • Calligraphy sets
  • New Year’s Decorations
  • Happi (various colors and sizes)
  • Men’s, Women’s and Children’s Yukata Sets (various colors and sizes)
  • And more...
DVD Lending Program
We also offer informational videos called "Japan Video Topics" for loan that cover topics such as culture, sports, tech and economics.
Application Form
Those who are interested should download and fill out an application form and send it to