Wonderfully Realistic Candy Animals Crafted Using the Traditional Japanese Art of Amezaiku


Japanese confectioner Shinri Tezuka, proprietor of the candy shop Ameshin in the Asakusa district of Tokyo, crafts a wide array of wonderfully realistic candy animals using a 1300-year old traditional art called Amezaiku, a method in which a mix of sugar, water and starch is sculpted, shaped, colored and hardened. Tezuka also offers workshops at his store.

(translated) Retention of candy crafted a traditional technology of Japan, and aims to further develop stand-up candy goldsmiths population, it is “candy crafted Ameshin”. And holding a workshop store in Tokyo’s Asakusa, manufacture and sale of candy craft, production demonstration, made-to-order production, we do hold, etc. of experience classroom. In addition, across the country of the event, also business trip production demonstrations and business trip experience classroom such as at a party, etc.


Black Fish

Calico Fish


Frog Side Pegasus

Octopus Squid

Snake Bunny


via Spoon & Tamago