Having travelled in Japan I was aware of the difference between authentic futons and their imitations, so it was great to discover Japanache, especially since they deliver to NZ. The staff were knowledgable and helpful throughout the purchase and shipping process. I've been sleeping on my futon for a month now and love the simplicity and comfort.
Purchased in September 2020.
I regularly wake thinking I am on a traditional bed!
I have been sleeping on this a few weeks and the only bad thing I will say is that it still smells a bit like a farm even after this time period. That aside everything else is fantastic. It was a little thinner than I though but that has not been an issue, I can sleep on my side or back or front with ease. My sleep has improved dramatically but I was sleeping on an almost 2 decade old mattress before. I have also noticed no quality issues.
Purchased in August 2020 at Japanache for A$600.00.
Very happy. After struggling for years to keep the mould at bay with an 'Aussie' futon, I'm so pleased to finally own a much lighter, easier to air, Japanese futon.
Purchased in September 2020 at Japanache.
Gorgeous and comfortable
Really fast delivery. Futon is very comfortable even though you feel like you've hit the floor when you first lie down and packs away easily in the morning leaving the room nice and uncluttered.
Purchased in September 2020 at Japanache for A$957.00.
Actually sleep the whole night without tossing and turning.
I was looking for a traditional Japanese futon I could put straight on my carpet and sleep on and I ended up with a single size one from Japanache. Wow. It took a few nights to "relearn" a good sleep position but it's given me such a solid sleep every night since and I'm 3 months in. My husband even got on board with it and now has his which we place next to each other and you can't even feel the join.
I use to toss and turn all night on my fancy memory foam mattress bought online and now my shoulders no longer cramp and we've both noticed we feel taller
It's definitely different but it gives you exactly what you need.. Sleep!
And their shipping to Melbourne is so fast! Like two days fast!
Purchased in July 2020 at Japanache for A$600.00.
Exactly what we were looking for
We were looking for genuine futon and that’s exactly what we got. Comfortable and easy to care for. Changed while family over to futon mattresses. Service was knowledgeable and friendly.
Purchased in August 2020.
Love my Japanache futon
I was having a lot of trouble sleeping on my old mattress due to back problems and decided to try a futon. After doing some research I found that Japanache had the most traditional and best quality futons in Australia. I also got a tatami to go underneath. This was one of the best decisions I've ever made. The futon is amazing to sleep on, having back problems, the firm surface of the tatami with Japanache futon provides the most comfortable sleep I've ever had. The quilt is also wonderful to sleep underneath and the fabric is just exquis...ite. I absolutely love my new futon and quilt and am enjoying the best night's sleep I've had in a long time. The customer service at Japanache is also fantastic. They are very consciousness and ensured my futon and quilt set and tatami arrived safely in a timely fashion . I can't recommend them highly enough. I will definitely be returning to Japanahce for future purchases.
It is a fantastic option for people who prefer a simple living style.
I have to say this Futon is really comfortable. It requires a regular sun bath, which is really good for hygiene compared with the normal mattress. Also, the Futon is more flexible for space-saving. It is a fantastic option for people who prefer a simple living style.
Purchased in August 2020.
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I love it. Its beautifully made and sleeping is more of a ritual since I got it.
I bought the following:
Single Mattress & Quilt Set including mattress cover and quilt cover and 3 pegs for $1095.
The mattress is very good. At first I was concerned that I might feel the cold, coming through the cement floor. But this was not the case. For at least three weeks I felt my shoulders and hips a little uncomfortable. But this is no longer the case. I suffer from insomnia from time to time, I am not sure the mattress has made any difference there. A few days ago I had a back pain due to painting a wall. This has certainly gone away now. Not sure whether the mattress has any thing to do with it. The mattress has maintained its shape. In saying that, I do air it at least 3 times a week( mostly because I am so fond of it).
Purchased in August 2020 for A$1,151.00.
The mattress, although not being very thick at all, is very supportive and to my initial surprise, extremely comfortable. My back felt healthier after just a few weeks sleeping on it. I was a side sleeper but transitioned to a back sleeper with no problem, which I couldn't do with a western mattress. I'm sure the mattress will last me many years, I've only had it for a couple of months and I feel like I've sunken into it, but it hasn't become any less firm or supportive. It feels amazing and so comfy. And the service was incredibly quick too. I highly recommend this futon company!
Purchased in June 2020 at Japanache.
Comfortable, functional and nice looking futon
Initially thought the futon from Japanache could be a little firm but unwarranted concern as really offers excellent night’s sleep. Also so much easier to manage than our old amazingly heavy Australian futon. No problem adapting to it - agreeable on the first night.
Purchased in July 2020.
If only we had one years ago!
We recently purchased a Japanache Queen Futon. Past the first three nights of interrupted sleep adjusting we both now experience a deeper sleep than we had on our conventional queen bed. We have had the bed for a couple of months now and both of us have a more erect posture. We live in Canberra and the surprising thing is that the futon is never freezing we sleep very comfortablely with out an electric blanket.
Thank you so much!
Purchased in April 2020.
Genuine Japanese Futons. Real quality and it shows.
Genuine futons, very comfortable. Japanache are providing a true example of what a Japanese futon is. Relieved back pain and sleep quality has improved. Mattress is in good shape. Airing out the futon and flipping it over every other week prevents sagging, feels fresh after every airing. All good!
Excellent support and very comfortable.
Def need a second mattress as a side sleeper.
Stays firm and comfy with a simply care routine.
Has greatly improved my quality if sleep and has been approved by my cats.
Purchased at Japanache for A$1,020.00.
In love with it and ready to order the second one.
After many months of search for a propser cotton mattress we came accross the Japanache website and decided to give it a go! The Futon mattress has exceeded successfully our expectations and we are so pleased with our futon mattress ready to order the second one.
Purchased in April 2020 for A$750.00.
Excellent product. Even better service.
After a lot of research I found that the japanache website's claim is indeed true that there is no cheaper made in japan 100% cotton futon available. Called the owner Richard who answered all my questions patiently regarding quality, shipment, shipping insurance, etc. . The futon smelled pretty strong of cotton for around a week in which I aired it out and did not use it straight away. Since then I am very happy with it. Well manufactured and exactly as described. After 2 weeks I noticed a lose thread in the futon cover seam. Since I am not a s...ewing machine expert and this should not happen I emailed Richard and he offered me to send the cover in, they would fix it and send it back. For the shipping costs I would get store credit. I ended up bringing the futon to the shop in person and met Richard. He is a genuine guy and my partner and I had a nice chat with him about Japanese products and futons in particular. 3-4 days later my futon cover arrived per mail. His wife had not only fixed the seam but also included 2 coasters sewed together from 2 different Japanese looking fabrics. We air out our futons almost every day and hang it over a clothes horse because it not only kills bacteria but also makes the futon fluffier again. Beating it with a tennis rack (we use a badminton rack so far) helps as well to maintain the original softness/firmness of the futon. Summed up I am very happy with the product and know that if I have a problem with it, I will have friendly support from the seller. Highly Recommended if you are a person looking for a much harder surface to sleep on than a conventional mattress which will sack several centimeters over time, require a bed frame and be much less hygienic since you probably can't put it in the sun regularly to keep the bacterial growth at bay.
Purchased in May 2020 at Japanache for A$560.00.
I love my Japanache Futon. It just feels so high quality; soft, strong, comfortable, durable. I feel great sleeping on it, thank you so much for delivering such high-quality products.
Purchased in May 2020 for A$900.00.
So happy with my purchase! Transaction was simple, shipping was quite fast considering this difficult period. Richard was super nice and managed to ship my futon on the day of purchase. Wish I purchased it sooner! Caring guide for the futon was detailed, easy to follow.
Purchased in April 2020.
Everything about it is great!
We decided to purchase this futon so we can sleep in our baby’s room if she needs cuddling. Apart from it’s good for the back, we noticed that our baby prefers it over her cot. She has slept on it for 8 hours and more without interruption! This is a game-changer for us. We didn’t expect this win when we purchase. We are very happy with its quality, the service we received, and how quick the delivery was.
Purchased in May 2020.
Great to have the Japanese experience in Australia
We’ve bought 2 singles for the boys and now a queen for us for better sleep. Can’t beat the service - quick delivery and good communication. Looking forward to good sleep
Questions & Answers
There are extra king size mattresses 203cmx203cm.
Is there a extra king size in futon..?
We can make any size futon you want.
Custom orders are sent directly from the factory in Japan to you.
Please contact the shop via email of phone if you'd like to order one.
We have a container leaving very soon.
Thank you Richard.,
What would be the cost and approximate time frame that i can receive the futon.
I'm in Japan right now. You will need to contact the shop for that information. 07 5591 5088
Hello. Thinking of buying Tatami mat,Shikibuton,Kakebuton etc. Are they made of unbleached 100% organic Japanese cotton. Is tatami mat made from rice straw?
Thanks for your question.
First of all, there is no cotton industry in Japan. They import all their cotton. If they have a field full of water it will have their heavily subsidised rice growing in it. Our award-winning futon manufacturers, source the best cotton available for futons in Japan. It is an unbleached, organic Mexican cotton. this is far better than the standard cotton used in Japan and 100% fresh. Most futons in Japan use recycled cotton. Our mattresses are made using the Mexican cotton which is blended with 10% polyester to keep it cooler, slow down the compaction rate and increase product longevity.
Our tatami are made using rice straw and covered with igusa (a sea grass).
All of this information is on our website for everyone to see (www.japanache.com.au)
Please call our shop when you decide to purchase.
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