Last up date:2003/7/23
PLANS OF JAPANESE TRADITIONAL KITES AND MODERN KITES
There are so many Japanese traditional kites in Japan and it is impossible to give all of plans of those kites. Among them, some kinds of typical kite plans will be offerred hereinafter successively.
History of this page:
2003/07/23 Kinetic Kite-Dancing leaf was added.
2003/03/02 Plan of Traditional Sanjo Rokkaku
2003/01/19 Seven Lucky Gods kite.
2003/01/12 Clione kite.
2003/01/12 Japanese Doll Kite.
2002/10/26 Added Kite Plans in the WEB.
2001/07/25 Added many building steps with photos in the plan of Flaping Crow Kite.
2001/03/13 Shooting Star Train Kites.
2001/03/12 Flapping Crow Kite.
2000/07/31 Kite Plan of Single Line Kites.
2000/07/30 Kite Plans in the WEB.
2000/05/20 Tahara Fighting Kite.
1999/12/20 Pokemon kite.
1999/12/11 Kinetic Kite was added.
1998/08/15 Nagasaki HATA was added.
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Kinetic Kite-Dancing Leaf
Kinetic Kite-Dancing Leaf has a unique movement and motion in the sky as shown above animation photo. This kite was created by Mr.Yukio Akiyama, a member of Japan Kite Association. He is always challenging at many kinds of new modern creative kites.
This is a typical plan of traditional Sanjo Rokkaku.
Seven Lucky Gods Kite
Seven Lucky Gods Kites were designed and made by Masami Takakuwa.
Clione kite was designed and made by Akiko Takakuwa.
Japanese Doll Kite
Japanese doll kite was designed and made by Akiko Takakuwa.
The flight feature of this kite is very excellent. We celebrate young girl on 3rd March every year for wishing her beauty and healthy growth.
Very beautiful and expensive dolls are displayed in every home where they have a young girl.
Shooting Star Train Kites
The motion of the Shooting Star Train Kites is very unique like as shooting stars.
Flapping Crow Kite
Flapping crow kite is made from black plastic bag and bamboo frame. The kite has a particular motion during flying as if it might be a real crow. If you fly the flapping crow kite near wood, many crows will attack the kite.
Edo Dako (Edo Kite)
Edo dako is the most decorative kite in Japan. It needs many sofiscated steps to build Edo dako. You will get the information about building steps of Edo kite.
Nagasaki Hata is known as one of the famous fighting kites in Japan. The design of Hata is similar to Indian fighter or Franklin kite and it has very excellent feature to maneuve for fighting.
The step by step method to build HATA is introduced on the page. You will be able to make the traditional HATA by your own handcraft.
Kinetic Kite has a unique movement and motion in the sky as shown above animation photo. This kite was created by Mr.Yukio Akiyama, a member of Japan Kite Association. He is always challenging at many kinds of new modern creative kites.
This kite was originated by Mr.Akira Koseki, a member of the Japan Kite Association.
TAHARA Fighting Kite
This kite is very famous fighting kite in Japan. It is controlled only by single line as an Indian fighter.
Kite Plan in the WEB #1
Kite Plan in the WEB #2