What to Read, Watch, and Play while Burning our Onsen Candles:

What to Read, Watch, and Play while Burning our Onsen Candles:

What to Read, Watch, and Play while Burning our Onsen Candles:

We’ve launched another amazing collection. Inspired by traditional Japanese hot spring retreats, the Onsen collection features three soothing scents that will turn your home into a rejuvenating spa. 

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Of course, the fragrance of the candles is only one part of immersion. We want to help you make these candles into a full experience.

To aid you on your quest, here are some of our picks for entertainment to indulge in while your Onsen candles flicker.

Onsen candle in a sand garden

Watch: Spirited Away

There is so much that can be said about this gorgeous Japanese animated film. Follow the precocious and brave Chihiro as she journeys into the spirit realm to save her parents. You can feel the steam radiating off the mineral baths as you watch this magical film.

Perfect for when burning our Hot Mineral Springs candle.

Play: Nancy Drew: Shadow at the Water’s Edge

Several of our Mythologie Heroes are huge fans of the Nancy Drew Adventure games, and maybe it’s just our love for puzzles, but we highly recommend Nancy Drew: Shadow at the Water’s Edge. Set at a traditional Japanese Ryokan, while there is a mystery (and a couple of jump scares when the ghost appears), a lot of the puzzles are innately relaxing. You play as Nancy as she participates in a tea ceremony, explores the baths, and wanders the gardens. All while solving a mystery like the ultimate girl boss.

Read: The Traveling Cat Chronicles by Hiro Arikawa

I’ve recommended this book before, but this slow paced journey through Japan made me CRY, and I don’t forget that easily. Journey through Japan with a man and his cat and explore ideas of friendship, loss, and saying goodbye.

What about you?

Do you have favorite book, game, or movie set in Japan? 

Have you ever been to a Japanese Onsen?

We'd love to hear about it!

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