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Little Tokyo Community Profiles

Bunkado Gifts and Music: The Story of an Artist and His Legacy

Ava Mikolavich

Customers and clients call the Bunkado curio store in Los Angeles “the retro store” because of its constancy and enduring commitment to the Japanese arts and crafts. Tokio and Suye Ueyama started Bunkado, which means “house of culture” in Japanese, in 1945. Their niece, Irene Tsukuda-Germain, now runs the store ...

Bunkado: Gifts and Music

avam

Bunkado, meaning “House of Culture” was founded in 1945 by Tokio Ueyama and his wife Suye. Suye and Tokio had just been released from the internment camps, meaning that Tokio ...

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