Rice Shop Kanai is one of the very few places where you can deeply learn and experience the world of okome or Japanese rice. The shop, located in Kichijoji city, Western Tokyo, provides various kinds of Japanese rice, which come from all over Japan. You can also enjoy tasting and comparing several onigiri or rice ball made from different kinds of Japanese rice.
Kazuhiro Kanai, the shop owner and a certified okome advisor, has not only deep knowledge of rice but also keenly involves himself in food safety and nature conservation. He has visited many topnotch rice farmers all around the country and communicated with them.