Card publishing and production business Publishing
It is a card publishing department centered on Oracle cards and tarot cards.
Over 50 cards have been published in the past, and the “Japanese God Card” series has become a hit with a cumulative total of 150,000 copies released.
In addition to publishing Japanese versions of cards published overseas, we also specialize in original projects with themes such as “Indian philosophy,” “esoteric Buddhism,” “food,” and “youkai.”
We also provide card planning and distribution support for those who want to make their own original cards.
Publication of Oracle Cards and Tarot Cards
This is a department that represents our company. In particular, we specialize in original projects unique to Japan, such as “Japanese God,” “Japanese Esoteric Buddhism,” “Indian Philosophy,” and “Japanese Yokai.”
- Nihon no Kami Sama cards
- Nihon no Mikkyo cards
- Nihon no Yokai cards
Bhagavad Gita Card
Support for those who want to make original cards
“I want to create my own original card …” This department supports such people. From “individual consulting” that answers specific questions one-on-one, to holding “original card publishing course”, publishing a guidebook “Oracle Tarot Card Publishing Guide” that summarizes card production know-how, etc. This is the only service in Japan.
Publication of guides related to Oracle cards and tarot cards
From introductory editions for beginners to guidebooks for those who want to know more about the world of cards. We publish a guidebook specializing in cards.
Card sales business Sales business
It is a sales department of fortune-telling cards such as Oracle cards and tarot cards. This division is divided into two categories: “for individual users” and “for wholesale in stores”.
For individual users, we operate a sales site under the name of “Complete Works of Japanese Oracle Tarot Cards”. We handle not only cards published by our company but also fortune-telling cards from all over the world. It is the only site in Japan that handles not only new cards but also rare rare items and out-of-print cards.
In addition, the card wholesale department wholesales cards to more than 2,500 stores nationwide using the Internet.
Operation of a comprehensive sales site for the best product lineup in Japan
We operate a site where you can purchase cards by mail order. In particular, “Japan’s Complete Collection of Oracle Tarot Cards” (own site) is Japan’s premier product lineup that handles not only new cards but also rare cards such as used and out-of-print cards. The service that allows you to trade in for up to one month after purchase is also popular, and it is a comprehensive card site with many repeaters.
“Card purchasing site” for stores
We operate a “card purchasing site” for stores. We have a track record of dealing with more than 2,500 stores such as general stores, natural stone stores, aroma shops, and fortune-telling salons. If you register as a store, all purchases will be completed on the Internet. Since it is possible to purchase in small lots, it is popular because there is little risk of purchasing.
Issuance of a comprehensive catalog of cards
We regularly publish a catalog that summarizes the cards available in Japan. From those who want to choose a card to those who are collecting cards, this is the only number posted in Japan. It is a popular catalog that runs out of stock every time it is published.
Card culture promotion project Promotion
Fortune-telling card culture in Japan.
It is a department that carries out activities to inherit this wonderful culture from the past and to the future.
At the “Asakusa Tarot & Oracle Card Museum”, more than 800 domestic and foreign fortune-telling cards are always on display. It is a base that inherits the history of card culture and sends out the latest information.
In this department, we are engaged in activities with an eye on the future of card culture decades later, such as “compilation of the history of card culture in Japan” and “discovery of rare domestic and foreign cards”.
Operation of “Asakusa Tarot & Oracle Card Museum”
“I want to pass on the culture of fortune-telling cards in Japan to the future.” The only “card museum” in Japan that was born from such a desire. We manage and operate this facility.
Compilation of the history of card culture in Japan
We have as many cards as possible that have been distributed in Japan. On top of that, we summarize the “production intention” and “history” that flow to the basis of each card, and carry out activities to pass it on to the next generation. This work requires decades and many collaborators, but we will continue to work steadily.
Support for redistribution of unused cards
“I bought it, but it didn’t suit me.” “I used it a lot when I was a beginner, but I rarely use it these days.” We are engaged in the redistribution of.
Card course / seminar business Lectures /Seminars
This department invites the authors who published the cards and fortune-telling experts to give lectures related to the cards.
At the “Asakusa Tarot & Oracle Card Museum”, we offer more than 200 types of courses such as “Introduction to Tarot Cards” and “How to Choose Oracle Cards”.
In addition, we provide assistance in various ways, such as cases organized by organizers (event organizers) from all over Japan, cases held as lectures at cultural centers, and dispatch of instructors to sales promotion events at bookstores.
Holding card-related courses
We hold various courses to learn about the world of cards. From beginners to advanced users, or to specific themes. Many people are pleased with it as a place to meet new cards, meet new teachers, and connect with new friends.
Dispatch of lecturers to lectures and events all over the country
We dispatch instructors in response to requests from organizers (organizers of lectures and events) all over the country. We will realize live events in cooperation with people who want to hold card-related courses and fortune-telling events.
Event support at bookstores and mass retailers
As part of sales promotion, the number of cases where live events are held at bookstores and mass retailers is increasing. Among them, “fortune-telling” and “cards” are popular as events that can be expected to attract customers. It is a department to meet such needs. We not only support planning, but also support notifications using SNS.
License management business License management
This department uses the illustrations drawn on the cards to help commercialize and promote goods.
In the past, we have provided licenses for various products such as “amulet bags,” “notebooks,” “coloring pages,” “goshuinsho,” and “mobile phone covers.” There are endless uses for your ideas to use your cards.
In addition to these, we will do everything related to the copyright of the card, such as providing fortune-telling content to Internet providers and apps, and acting as a proxy for overseas version card license agreements.
License agreement ・ Support for commercialization
This department supports such requests that you want to develop products using the illustrations drawn on the cards. We have various achievements such as mobile phone covers, stationery, postcards and amulet bags.
We also respond to requests such as “I would like to see the card first to see what kind of illustrations can be licensed.”
- “Nihon no Kami Sama Card” Goshuincho
- “Nihon no Kami Sama Card ” Omamori(Amulet)
- “Nihon no Kami Sama Card Nurie” (Coloring Crads)
- “Shadow & Light Oracle Card” Clear File
Providing content on the Internet
Fortune-telling content developed by major Internet providers. Among them, card fortune-telling is one of the most popular. We are cooperating in planning for such fortune-telling contents. We are also developing an application that allows you to draw cards on your smartphone.
Overseas version card license contract support
We will support the license agreement for those who want to develop the card published overseas as a Japanese version and want to publish the Japanese version of the card as an English version. We have a track record of dealing with card companies around the world, so many people have praised us for the smooth process from negotiation to conclusion.
- Nihon no Shintaku Cards Taiwanese version
- Nihon no Kami Sama Cards English version
- Teen Angel Oracle Cards
- Whispers of Love
Media support project Media support
Fortune-telling is no longer rare in the mass media.
This department is a department that supports people involved in the media in various ways.
The contents of the consultation in the past are “I want to shoot a fortune-telling card in a TV program or movie but there is no supervisor” “I want to use a fortune-telling card in a magazine project but want to rent it out” “Illustration of the card in the net content” I would like to use it. “
We will meet the wide range of needs of everyone who wants to convert “fortune-telling cards” into content.
Cooperation for coverage of TV, newspapers and magazines
We support “fortune-telling” and “card” planning in the media. We will respond to requests such as “I don’t know where to consult”, “I want to do preliminary research when creating a special feature”, “I made a plan, but I want advice from an expert’s point of view”.
Lending and supervision of fortune-telling cards
In recent years, the number of cases where tarot and oracle cards are used as props for movies and dramas has increased. However, it is extremely difficult to select a card suitable for the scene from a large number of cards. In this department, we lend and supervise cards according to the shooting scene.
Cooperation of shooting location
We rent the venue so that you can use it for recording interviews and shooting videos. We will respond to requests such as “I want to do a dialogue project, but I am looking for a strange place”, “I have a program plan to explore Tokyo, but can I shoot at the museum?”