Rakusui is a shinobue craftsman in Gunma, Japan and his shinobue has a high reputation for ease of playing. In addition, the beautifully crafted tenchimaki (binding on the both ends) is one of the most features of the shinobue rakusui. We are pleased to inform you that we've launched the new color of the shinobue rakusui from November, 2018. There are Japanese taste 5 colors option (Black / Dark Blue / Orange / Green / Purple). All colors match the bamboo color and add elegance into the shinobue. A shinobue case specially made for Shinobue Rakusui is available.