His first visit to the United State was to San Francisco on his motorcycle in the 70's and left a great impression. He knew that he wanted to open a store in the US., and here we are as a result of the owner's love for the states. Hitachiya originally began as a store that carried industrial cookware for hotels and restaurants in Tsukiji, Tokyo. Masa opened HITACHIYA USA in 2011 Torrance California, finally, his dream has come true.
Masa’s first journey to the U.S (Apr-Aug 1970)
Let us share Masa’s collections with you.
He always seeks unique items. He visits the area where the craftsmen work and talks to them. He also observes the skilled craftsmen how to craft it.
When he falls in love with the craft, he brings them with him.
We hope you enjoy Masa’s collections.
NAMBU TEKKI TETSUBIN-CAST IRON KETTLE MIKUMARI
EXCLUSIVE ! (VERY LIGHT) Cast Iron teapots known as "tetsubin" were used in Japan for hundreds of years, and they are still part of the Japanese tea ceremonies around the country. When brewing tea usi ...
IGAYAKI KURAWANKA BOWL SET OF 2
"One time, one meeting”. Due to the traditional manufacturing methods, each individual bowl will have unique marks and textures characteristic of hand-made. The artisan gives special attention to t ...
BANKO YAKI EARTHENWARE DONABE RICE COOKER 3 CUPS- TENMOKU
No need to readjust the heat! Clay pots don’t heat or cool rapidly; instead, it steadily cooks the rice and gently steams it. Thus it’s the perfect cookware for cooking rice. Food in clay pots a ...