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Roll the dough in by hand. https://en.tsukumo2013.co.jp/ flipflop was born in japan.tsukumo is the only factory in japan.stuff

It’s sprayed on with glue.

Next step. https://en.tsukumo2013.co.jp/ flipflop was born in japan.tsukumo is the only factory in japan.stuff

Flip flops made of fabric.

Cut the fabric first. https://www.sandal99.com/product-list/20 flipflop was born in japan.tsukumo is the only factory in japan.stuff

Traditional Japanese footwear.

Traditional Japanese「 Tabi」 Shoes. https://en.tsukumo2013.co.jp/ flipflop was born in japan.tsukumo is the only factory in japan.stuff

Flip-flop molds

Even the molds for the flip-flops are handmade. The molds are made in Nagata-ku, Kobe-city. flipflop was born in japan.tsukumo is the only factory in japan. https://en.tsukumo2013.co.jp/stuff

flipflop was born in japan.tsukumo is the only factory in japan.

[Product description] Tsukumo is a Japanese flip-flop brand which is now quite rare. ■History Flip-flops are said to be born in Japan (Kobe) around 1950. They had been made around the country until 1980s, but there have been discontinuance of business and overseas transfer after that, and now Tsukumo is the only manufacturer that isstuff

Made in Japan engraving

Made in Japan engraved on the back of the sole. https://en.tsukumo2013.co.jp/stuff

Flip flop molds

The molds are made in Kobe. A factory with a long history. https://en.tsukumo2013.co.jp/stuff