The Daily Manila Shimbun


Japanese master shoemaker in European art

November 22, 2017

TOKYO- This photo taken on November 7, 2017 shows Japanese master shoemaker Yohei Fukuda posing in his workshop in Tokyo.

When Yohei Fukuda left for England more than a decade ago to learn his trade as a master leather shoemaker, he could hardly have imagined that his native Japan would one day become a leader in this traditionally European art. Jiji Press