At Jcollector and Jdollcollector you will find the widest selection of Japanese dolls on the internet, ranging from Girls' Day Hina dolls, to large Musha or Samurai dolls, from Kimekomi to Ichimatsu. Japanese dolls or ningyo have been crafted for centuries for the festivals Hinamatsuri, Girl’s Day, and Tango-No-Sekku, Boy’s Day.
On these occasions, elaborate and imaginative doll displays are set up in the home. Japanese dolls represent all manner of human and mythological figures, including famed emperors and samurai, as well as beautiful courtesans and Noh and Kabuki characters.
Following are a few of the many types of Japanese dolls created over the centuries to charm and delight: hina, gosho, ichimatsu, hakata, kimekomi, takeda and kokeshi.