Click on the videos below to learn more about the authentic Japanese tradition, art, and style that is placed upon every mochi that we make fresh for our customers every day!
Confectionary is the oldest shop in Little Tokyo, 117 years old, and
works around the clock during the holiday season to fill the orders.
has Fugetsu-do endured for 115 years and achieved its iconic status as
THE premier Japanese American confectionery? Third generation manju
master Brian Kito and Kizunaís Program Coordinator Hideki Fukusumi take
you behind the scenes to show you how!
many 17 year olds may be preoccupied with high school hierarchy or
following the every move of famous-for-no-reason celebrities, one in
particular has chosen to carry the weight of his familyís legacy and
community on his back.
Includes interviews with Brian Kito, owner of Fugetsu-do
Family owned and operated since 1903, Fugetsu-Do Confectionery in Chinatown keeps its doors open thanks to Brian Kito, who continues the family tradition by baking, steaming, molding and rolling the most exquisite Japanese candy in Los Angeles. In the following interviews, Brian Kito tells us about the history of the family business and how a call from the Chinese Historical Society in Boston made him reconsider the stories his father told him about the invention of Chinese Fortune cookies.