Official Japanese Eraser Museum

WE ARE PUZZLE ERASERS!

Why do you call these Japanese erasers PUZZLE ERASERS?  we have hundreds of answers, take a look at some of our puzzle erasers.  They are originally designed in Japan, not counterfeits, they are made in Japan, that means they fit perfectly and last a long time.  Counterfeit erasers leave a powder on your hand, they fall apart without you even trying to take them apart.
38225 Iwako 3 Animal Erasers April 2012
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Iwako Made in Japan
38225 Iwako 3 Animal Erasers April 2012
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Iwako Made in Japan
38225 Iwako 3 Animal Erasers April 2012
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Iwako Made in Japan
38224 Tiger Eraser in 6 colors
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Made in Japan, Iwako
Dream Japanese puzzle erasers
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Dream sandwich puzzle erasers have so many parts for you to make your own sandwiches by switching the colors.
Dream Japanese puzzle erasers
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Dream Japanese puzzle erasers
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Dream Japanese puzzle erasers
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Colors are important, Japan made colors are just superior, just right. There are many factors involved, the color powder material, the eraser materials and finally, the skill and experience of the engineers and workers handling the colors and production, exactly how much, when and what temperature at which points.  Best quality materials, most professional and dedicated workers are all vital, you cannot cut any corners nor take any shortcut.

Dream Japanese puzzle erasers
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Japanese garden fruit erasers
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Made in Japan by Dream Erasers
Japanese garden fruit erasers
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Made in Japan by Dream Erasers
Japanese garden fruit erasers
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Made in Japan by Dream Erasers
Dream Japanese puzzle erasers
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Dream Japanese cake erasers are puzzles
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Take them apart and assemble the cakes
Dream Japanese cake erasers are puzzles
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Take them apart and assemble the cakes
Dream Japanese cake erasers are puzzles
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Take them apart and assemble the cakes
Dream Japanese cake erasers are puzzles
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Take them apart and assemble the cakes
Dream egg puzzle eraser made in Japan
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38164 JAPANESE LUNCH ERASER
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1 ERASER A BAG
38202 Mont Blanc Chestnut Cake
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Available in store Aug 2009
38014 Welcome Cat Erasers
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6 colors. Iwako. Made in Japan
Precision parts made in Japan, these are the reasons why we call them "Puzzle Erasers."
Japanese animal erasers
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Designed and made in Japan
Iwako toy puzzle erasers
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Iwako toy puzzle erasers
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Iwako toy puzzle erasers
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Iwako puzzle erasers are easy to build
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Iwako Japanese erasers made in Japan
SCRAMBLE AND PLAY. A common play among faithful Japanese eraser collectors is to scramble parts from many erasers, put all of them back together. All these parts in beautiful colors came from just 4 school stationery erasers.
Iwako puzzle erasers are easy to build
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Iwako Japanese erasers made in Japan
38161 Flower Japanese eraser
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38232 ORCA ERASER
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DREAM MADE IN JAPAN
38228 MONKEY ERASER IN 6 COLORS
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IWAKO JAPAN
Iwako puzzle erasers are easy to build
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Iwako Japanese erasers made in Japan
38158 Chinese food erasers puzzle parts
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Made in Japan
38158 Chinese food erasers puzzle parts
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Made in Japan
Chinese fried rice eraser, take a close look at this lowly $1 toy, peas and ham bits are actually two overlay parts inside the fried rice cover, all precision made in Japan with highest quality mould and superior material, they are just like high tech instruments or a Swiss watch with precision perfect fitting parts.  The moulds ensure parts which will fit perfectly, the highest quality material is soft and dense, it is required for the puzzles to fit exactly right, again and again.
38158 Chinese food erasers puzzle parts
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Made in Japan
Iwako toy puzzle erasers
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NEW BASKETBALL PUZZLE ERASER
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NOW IN STORES NATIONWIDE
No.38191 BASKETBALL ERASER.  Every ball is an intriguing puzzle with interlocking pieces, fun to take-apart and put together in seconds.   Japanese erasers made in Japan.
38012 French Pastry Japanese Erasers
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Iwako made in Japan
38012 French Pastry Japanese Erasers
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Iwako made in Japan
Why do we call our erasers puzzle erasers?  these are the reasons.  Perfect fit highest Japanese quality parts, you can see and feel the difference.
38012 French Pastry Japanese Erasers
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Iwako made in Japan
38012 French Pastry Japanese Erasers
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Iwako made in Japan
Japanese puzzle erasers
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Japanese puzzle erasers
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Iwako food puzzle erasers
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Iwako food puzzle erasers
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Iwako food puzzle erasers
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The material used to make Japanese erasers is critical, because compared with inferior Chinese counterfeit erasers' material; the Japanese material is lighter weight, denser, softer and flexible. Not only highest quality material cost a lot more, it is not available outside Japan.  Our material is not brittle, more flexible and softer so they fit tightly, sort of hugging each others, they can be taken apart repeatedly.   
Iwako food puzzle erasers
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Iwako food puzzle erasers
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Iwako food puzzle erasers
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Japanese puzzle erasers
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WE are The Original and really made in Japan
Japanese puzzle erasers
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WE are The Original and really made in Japan
Hamburger is falling apart!
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Dream Japanese animal erasers
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Zensinsyoji Japan
38046 Koala Bear puzzle parts
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Precision Japan made parts fit perfectly
Technically speaking, Iwako's Japanese puzzle eraser reached a new high in with the introduction of the Panda Vol.2 in 2010 and 2011 Koala Japanese erasers.  The breakthrough is in the structure of an eraser, the eyes and nose are not inserted, but built inside the head as a skull, the head itself is 2-piece of eraser skins wrap over the internal head/skull.  This is followed by the cat eraser in May 2011, the eyes and nose are built into the internal head part.  Technically this is very challenging and expensive, because the parts must be extremley precision made to fit perfectly, just like hi-tech smartphones or airplane parts, everything must be built to the same level of advanced techincal skills.
We got noodles inside cup-of-noodle erasers
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38223 LION ERASER IN 6 COLORS
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IWAKO MADE IN JAPAN
Japanese puzzle erasers
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Highest quality ensures perfect fit
See how a hodgehog is put together or taken apart. These are the reasons why we call our erasers "puzzle erasers."
38003 KOKESHI DOLL ERASER PUZZLES
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38003 Kokeshi Japanese doll eraser puzzle parts show we do not take short cuts, the doll head could be just one simple round ball piece, but true to our excellence tradition, it has three precision pieces, eyes are not printed, but actual puzzle eyes built in the head which fit into the eye openings in the face.
Iwako animal puzzle erasers
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Designed and Made in Japan
Iwako animal puzzle erasers
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Designed and Made in Japan
There are secret ways our collectors invented to reassemble Japanese erasers, not as designed.
Japanese puzzle erasers
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Highest quality ensures perfect fit
Japanese puzzle erasers
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Highest quality ensures perfect fit
Japanese puzzle erasers
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Highest quality ensures perfect fit
In order for the puzzle parts to fit perfectly, first the moulds must be precision made, quality of the moulds determines everything came out of these moulds. That is why each mould costs approx. one million yen in Japan, to make a counterfeit eraser in China, the mould cost is about 1/1000 of the Japan's cost, the problem is parts don't fit, erasers fall apart by themselves, "Automatic Take-apart Chinese Erasers."
Japanese animal puzzle erasers
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Japanese animal puzzle erasers
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Japanese puzzle erasers
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Highest quality ensures perfect fit
Japanese puzzle erasers
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Highest quality ensures perfect fit
Japanese puzzle erasers
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Highest quality ensures perfect fit
Japanese puzzle erasers
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Highest quality ensures perfect fit

The duck has complicated structures inside the cute outside, I think sometimes we forget we are only making erasers, just toys, not airplanes or spaceships. This is a good example of BEAUTY IS MORE THAN SKIN DEEP, the design is not just about the outside or how cute it is, substantial thoughts and work were devoted to the internal structure of this duck, something few people will see or notice, and have no effect nor needed for the outside beauty, it is all about perfection and drive for excellence, steps beyond what is required and what we thought we could achieve. Whther no one ever notice it nor appreciate it is not relevant.

Japanese puzzle erasers
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Highest quality ensures perfect fit
Japanese puzzle erasers
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Highest quality ensures perfect fit
Japanese puzzle erasers
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Highest quality ensures perfect fit
Japanese puzzle erasers
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Highest quality ensures perfect fit
Iwako Japanese food puzzles
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Iwako Japanese food puzzles
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Iwako Japanese food puzzles
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Iwako Japanese food puzzles
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Iwako Japanese food puzzles
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This very simple sushi Japanese eraser is a beauty.   Basic and simple form, elementary 3 colors of black, white and red.  It is ancient and classical yet extremely contemporary modern minimalistic art form. Contradiction and harmony in an eraser.
38064 Bento Box Japanese erasers
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Made in Japan, Iwako
JAPANESE ERASERS MUSEUM

日本製の消しゴム博物館

The Official Online Museum For Japanese Erasers.
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