Feel SHIKI-SHIMA

Encounter artisanry
and the beauty of Japan
on Train Suite Shiki-shima

Your journey begins the moment you step onto the train.
The furnishings that decorate the luxuriously relaxing interior are all items of rare beauty that reflect the history and natural features of the regions of Eastern Japan.
A very special journey spent amidst the traditional beauty of Japan.

  • Aizuwakamatsu, Fukushima Prefecture

    Lustrous lacquerware nurtured in Japan’s Snow Country

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  • Yuzawa, Akita Prefecture

    Reveling in the beauty of wood.
    Elegant curved wood furniture that enchants with its curvilinear beauty

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  • Kofu, Yamanashi Prefecture

    A traditional Koshu handicraft for more than 400 years
    A Japanese esthetic that combines deerskin and lacquer

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  • Sendai and the surrounding area, Miyagi Prefecture

    Woodwork, lacquering, decorative metal fittings.
    The legacy of the Sendai fiefdom’s sophisticated culture lives on

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  • Tsubame, Niigata Prefecture

    Each beat of the hammer is lovingly done.
    Unique tsuiki copperware

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  • Tendo, Yamagata Prefecture

    Bold, beautiful forms combined with comfort.
    Stylish furniture created with original techniques

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  • Sanjo, Niigata Prefecture

    Elegance created by the gleam of polished metal
    combined with precision processing

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  • Nagiso, Nagano Prefecture

    The joy of soaking in a hot bath while watching the scenery roll by outside the train windows.
    A faint aroma of new wood drifts from the cypress bathtub

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  • Hirosaki, Aomori Prefecture

    The gentle warmth of wood combined with a modern style, replete with the natural bounty of the forest

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  • Yamanobe, Yamagata Prefecture

    Spinning, dyeing, weaving, after-sales service.
    Each part of the process is done with great care.
    A warm welcome that wraps the foot in a gentle embrace

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