Asakusa shop progress ...

Posted by Dave Bull at 4:53 PM, July 2, 2017 [Permalink]

Incredible ... a bit of 'free time' this afternoon! So let's see if I can remember the password for this blog ... :-(

With the first half of the year now past (the calendar year is also our financial year), I am getting a measure on how we are doing. I haven't finished the entry of all the expenses yet, but I am ready with some information on the income side of the equation.

Let's have a look at four charts that show where we are at. Any numbers appearing on these things are in yen, so for people not so familiar with this currency, knock off the right-most two digits, and you're near a US$ figure (give or take about 10-12% difference currently ...).

Let's start with this one, showing the income of the Asakusa shop since it opened in late 2014:


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New video - Ayumi-san makes a Hiroshige reproduction

Posted by Dave Bull at 1:35 AM, June 19, 2017 [Permalink]

Ayumi-san recently made a batch of Hiroshige reproductions, using a block set that I carved back in 2001. We took a bit of video along the way:


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David's Choice - Episode #4

Posted by Dave Bull at 9:10 AM, May 21, 2017 [Permalink]

The next David's Choice video is now ready ... The previous video was one print ... well, here's an entire book ... (the presentation is in two video parts ...)


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David's Choice video - episode #3

Posted by Dave Bull at 9:33 AM, April 28, 2017 [Permalink]

The next David's Choice video is now ready ... How many prints can you look at before losing interest ... one? :-)


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Business update - April 2017

Posted by Dave Bull at 11:13 PM, April 21, 2017 [Permalink]

We here at Mokuhankan have a kind of ‘Mission Impossible’ facing us at present: how to shift me away from my office and management chores, and get me back to the carving bench and YouTube work.

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New video - making a kuchi-e woodblock print

Posted by Dave Bull at 1:28 AM, March 31, 2017 [Permalink]

New video today!

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David's Choice video - episode #2

Posted by Dave Bull at 10:34 AM, March 24, 2017 [Permalink]

Next David's Choice video is ready ...

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David's Choice comes to video ...

Posted by Dave Bull at 8:29 AM, March 10, 2017 [Permalink]

David's Choice comes to video format!

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Doi collaboration video - Part 9

Posted by Dave Bull at 10:18 PM, March 3, 2017 [Permalink]

The video of printing Lake Kawaguchi is now ready ...

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A new Hasui print is almost ready ...

Posted by Dave Bull at 4:16 PM, January 7, 2017 [Permalink]

We are adding a new Hasui reproduction to our catalogue today ...

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Message to Studio Ghibli

Posted by Dave Bull at 5:42 PM, September 17, 2016 [Permalink]

Hoping this video can be seen by the people at Ghibli who have say on licenses ...

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What are we doing ...

Posted by Dave Bull at 9:54 PM, August 22, 2016 [Permalink]

I don't know ... should I post about this, or just let it go ...

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