I seem to have been going very slowly and have a bit of catch up to do. Blame a week in Bali and kitchen restoration.
I is for Ikebana, traditional flower arranging.
J is for Jizo. Small statues of Jizo can be found on the roadside. with bibs placed on them by worshipers. Jizo is a being in Buddhahood who leads people to salvation and particularly protects children
K is for Kokeshi, a simple wooden doll. They originated in Tohoku, north of Tokyo, but are now made in many other regions. Each is distinctive to the region
There is no L sound in Japanese. The nearest sound is R.