This is a futon starter set. It includes our top seller items, an organic futon mattress, a fold type tatami mattress and two organic cotton futon covers.
With a pillow and blanket that you already have, you can start the futon life on the night you received these items!
We are offering discount for this set, this price is more reasonable than ordering them separately (about 7 % cheaper). Since this is a specially priced product, we cannot change just part of the set contents. (For example, changing the design of the futon or cover)
1. Futon mattress made of organic cotton (the filling and the fabric are both organic cotton) – Single Long size
Fabric size 82 x 39 in / 210 × 100 cm
Finished size 78 x 35 in / 200 x 90 cm
Thickness when it’s new Over 4 in / 10 cm
(all measurements are approximate)
Organic cotton used for this item is certified by CONTROL UNION on the basis of GOTS (GLOBAL ORGANIC TEXTILE STANDARD).
*Organic Cotton Filling
Organic Desi cotton produced in India
Processed at our factory in Tokyo
Desi cotton is indigenous cotton that is strong and resilient.
Due to large dependent on genetically modified cotton, it has been alarmingly reduced.
Desi is the precious variety that we need to rescue.
Characteristics of organic cotton
Organic cotton is produced using organic methods without using agricultural chemicals or artificial fertilizers, and grown on land where chemicals have not been used for three years or more. Instead of using pesticides, noxious insects are removed by introducing their natural predators.
As the cotton is grown using safe methods, it does not irritate the skin, and can be safely used by small children and people with sensitive skins. Natural cotton has the natural elasticity. It can create suitable hardness for sleeping.
Sleeping on a natural cotton futon mattress will help to align your head, neck, and spine and helps you maintain a good posture.
Our cotton filling has received OEKO-TEX® certification.
OEKO-TEX® Standard 100 is the world's highest level of certification for safe textile products, which is only given to products that have passed strict analytical tests covering more than 350 hazardous chemical substances. It is a globally recognized safety standard in the textile business that goes far beyond Japanese safety standards, including certification of sustainable factories that take into consideration the impact on the people involved in production and the environment. The more we seek functionality and convenience, including cost and time savings, the greater the risk of exposure to harmful chemicals. This certificate is an expression of our manufacturing stance against such hazards.
Since its inception in 1992, OEKO-TEX® Standard 100 certification has been awarded more than 200,000 times, and demand for this certification continues to grow worldwide.
2. Rush grass mattress – Foldable type – Single Long size 210 x 100 cm
This unit tatami mat can be used as a mattress. The mat has been designed to perfectly match the size of futon mattresses, allowing you to easily lay out your futon on top of it. After putting away your futon, the mat can also be used to transform your space into a simple Japanese style room or into a play space for children. The mat’s igusa straw offers many benefits, including a natural air purifying effect as well as humidity control. The mat also controls the humidity underneath the futon. Spread it out underneath your futon for extra comfort without unwanted stuffiness.
Now single long tatami mat five fold type is available.
3. Japanese Shiki Futon (Futon Mattress) Cover Organic Cotton Light Beige – Single Long size 2pcs
We recommend to cover the futon mattress to protect it and keep it hygiene.
Buckwheat Pillow Option
The set of buckwheat pillows can be added as an option.
This set includes a buckwheat pillow, 2 organic pillow cases, and an azuma bag made of futon fabric. You can choose either small or large size. You can save the cost compared to buying them separately. Please see the item page for details.
To select the correct futon size
Please note that what we show on our site is the size of the futon fabric. If it is filled with cotton, it will be about 4 inches (10 cm) shorter in length and width.
Example : Futon Mattress - Single 78” x 39” (200 x 100 cm) will be 74" x 35" (190 x 90 cm) when you receive.
If you are planning to place the futon mattress on your bed, and want to fit them perfectly, please be aware of it and select carefully.
All sizes are approximate.
Shiki Futon (Futon Mattress) at the time of delivery is very fluffy and voluminous, measuring over 4” (10 cm) in the thickest center position but after about one week of usage the fluffiness will begin to settle, and the mattress will transform into a stiffer, denser futon. After about two to three months of use, the cotton padding becomes even thinner (more constricted) and the futon will become about half of its original thickness. Although the volume decreases, the cotton fiber's "support features" become activated and the futon becomes a mattress that will support your proper sleeping posture.
How We Make Futon
We source quality raw cotton from India. Classic, heavy-duty machines, which have been used for over three generations, get rid of cotton chips and make the cotton suitable as futon filling. We sterilize cotton by heat. We don't use any chemical material in any of our processes.
Many kinds of cotton fabrics are in stock to meet customers’ various demands. Our skilled artisans finish more than 15 futon mattresses per day when it‘s busy. The products are then shipped to the world from our office on the lower floor of the factory. Our making process is minimal and productive at the same time. We can cut the costs of the middleman and transportation. That’s why we can offer quality products at a fair price.
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High quality, and arrived earlier than expected.
All you'll need to get started for the quaint futon sleep style. Living in a smaller studio this item fits perfectly without taking up too much space.