Shu Yamamoto

Licensed Products

Handkerchief and towel vending machines by Shu Yamamoto appear in Ginza, Yurakucho, Ikebukuro, and Hakata

Licensed Products

CAT ART,” a fusion of Shu Yamamoto’s cats and art, is now available in the form of handkerchiefs and towel items. The items will be available for a limited time from vending machines at four locations in Ginza, Yurakucho, Ikebukuro, and Hakata.

The lineup includes printed handkerchiefs (6 patterns), phone-wiping handkerchiefs (6 patterns), towel handkerchiefs (3 patterns), and towels with zippers (6 patterns).
The vending machines will be sequentially installed in four locations: Ginza, Yurakucho, Ikebukuro, and Hakata.

Product lineup (example)

Vending Machine Locations

  • Ginza: Hands Ginza Store, 5th floor
    Monday, February 13, 2023 – Wednesday, March 1, 2023
  • Yurakucho: Outside the central ticket gates of Yurakucho Station on the Yurakucho Line
    February 15, 2023 (Wed.) 10:00 a.m. – March 1, 2023 (Wed.)
  • Ikebukuro: Tobu Hope Center (Ikebukuro Station West Exit Underground Mall)
    February 9, 2023 (Thu) 10:00 – March 1, 2023 (Wed)
  • Hakata: JR Kyushu Hakata Station, North Aisle, Mezzanine Floor in the North ticket gate
    Thursday, February 9, 2023 – Wednesday, March 1, 2023

The products can also be purchased from the website of Blooming Nakanishi’s Handkerchief Gallery (, the distributor of the products.

Shu Yamamoto

CAT ART Artist

The motifs of SHU YAMAMOTO's CAT ART are based on paintings from the history of art, and the original style, composition, colors, and touch, as well as cuteness and fun, have been highly acclaimed in Japan and the United States.