WELCOME TO THE OFFICIAL JAPANESE FUNDOSHI ASSOCIATION WEBSITE!
Ever heard of a traditional Japanese underwear, “Fundoshi”?
We, the Japanese Fundoshi Association aim to spread the long history and cultures of Fundoshi
to generate better understandings and interests towards Fundoshi for people.
‘Fundoshi’ is Japan’s Original ‘costume’ and ‘underwear’.
and more than anything, we want to let the entire world know that Fundoshi is considered
‘healthy’ to wear to sleep.
WHAT IS FUNDOSHI
Until recent years, all men and women in Japan wore Fundoshi.
All mens from Japanese woodblock prints, carpenter, the fish-shop, craftsman and traders were
all seen wearing a Fundoshi. It was actually considered as men’s work clothes. Even today, there
are a lot of Japanese people wearing ‘Fundoshi’ as a fashionable-relax-wear.
Fundoshi is comfortable, and a very unique Japanese culture.
Why not purchase as a souvenirs during your stay in Japan.
WHY FUNDOSHI IS GOOD FOR THE HEALTH
How come Fundoshi is considered good for the health when wearing to sleep?
By putting an end to your tight underwear, it forms cold temperature to the body which cause the
body to produce heat. In result, it allows a smoother blood circulation and healthier body
14TH OF FEBRUARY IS FUNDOSHI DAY
Although 14th of February is known for Valentines day in many countries, it is also a Fundoshi
day in Japan. On valentines day, people celebrate by sending chocolates, flowers and messages
to their loved ones to honor their love for each other, however in Japan, we send Fundoshi to the
ones we love.