About Sun-esu

Sun-esu is the only footwear store specializing in Japanese style at Nakamise Street in the center of Asakusa. Although we are still young as a footwear store, we are aiming for making footwear that is traditional and in the present era while seeking new style of footwear everyday.


Nowadays, the term geta refers to all types of wooden footwear. These types of footwear used to be called ashishita. At the beginning of the Heian period (in the 800s)...


The name zori has been used since the Heian period (806~1183), but it used to be pronounced “sori” without voicing the initial consonant...


Setta have been used from the Jokyo (1684~1688) and Genroku (1688~1704) eras. Previously, setta made in the Kyoto-Osaka area had been widely valued...


Sun-esu is located on the east side of Asakusa Nakamise Street, 4th from the Kaminarimon. 3 minutes on foot from Tokyo Metro Ginza Line Asakusa Line 3 minutes on foot from Asakusa station A4 exit of Toei Asakusa Line 3 minutes on foot from Asakusa Station Tobu Isesaki Line TEL:03-3841-0223