Japanese Futons

We are Australia's #1 supplier of Authentic Japanese futons. We don't sell futons made with locally sourced cotton. The Australian environment cannot grow cotton without ruining the river systems.

A Japanese futon consists of two parts: a shikibuton (mattress) and a kakebuton (Quilt/Doona). We import limited quantities of hand-made quality futons from a small family-run business on Shikoku.

We do not sell futons for sofa beds or slatted bases. They are not real futons.

Authentic Japanese futons require a solid/flat surface

This pattern is no longer available

These are the only genuine futons sold in Australia that are made in Japan.

Both the shikibuton & kakebuton come individually stitched (quilted) and therefore, need to be covered. So don't forget to add one or two to your order. You never sleep directly on or beneath these (unless you own a cleaning business).

Why you should choose a Japanese Futon over a local 'futon' mattress?

  • They easily fold & store for daily use or shrink to 1/3 size using the supplied vacuum bag to store as a spare bed.
  • Lightweight (6.8-13.7kg). Ideal for people who have bad backs. No more wrestling a 30-40kg monster Aussie 'Futon'.
  • Easy care. Sunning, airing & beating a futon is vital for it's and your health. The heat and UV in sunlight will kill bugs & mould that live in all mattresses. So if you prefer not to sleep with all those nasties then you'd be mad not to choose a Japanese futon.
  • Comfort. Allow 1-4 weeks for your skeleton to adjust to a Japanese futon. Japanese futons compress in the hip and shoulder region to about half the thickness when used. So if you prefer more padding then buy a mattress topper to go underneath it or if prefer a luxurious sleep buy 2 mattresses and stack them.
  • Health They are healthier than foam-cored mattress. Foam creates a moisture barrier which will trap unwanted moisture inside your futon if not thoroughly dried out on both sides of the foam. This creates the perfect environment in which mould and bugs to thrive. Our cotton is unbleached and untreated. So no harmful hydrogen peroxide, boron or sodium hypochlorite is used.
  • Authentic. These are the original and best futons. If you had the option of eating Japanese food made by a master chef in a top restaurant or food court Japanese made by a local with recipes that use other ingredients which would you choose? No need to answer, just pick your genuine Japanese (quality guaranteed) futon from below. You won't find any industrial cotton or foam in a Japanache futon.
  • Brand New. Rest assured that your new futon has never been slept on. For health reasons, we don't offer a trial period and then re-sell returned futons.
  • Why spend 1/3 of your life on a pretend futon when you can get the real deal from Japanache?

We can still ship futons to anywhere in Australia & New Zealand

 To purchase any of our items, please call the shop 07 5591 5088 or send a query via email 

Last Updated 28th Sept 2020

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Futon Sizes & Composition

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Our futons comprise of a 90/10% cotton/polyester blend to retain their shape and to keep it cooler than 100% cotton. Follow the care instructions and you should get 5-8 years out of it.

Our futons and covers are made in Japan using premium quality Mexican cotton. These are made using a higher grade of cotton than most Japanese futons. 

 Mattress (Shikibuton)

90/10% cotton/poly filling

 Quilt (Kakebuton)

100% cotton

 Single

W 90 x  L 203 x H* 10cm 6.8kg

140 x 200cm Winter 3.5kg Summer 3kg

 Semi-Double

W 120 x L 203 x H* 10cm 9kg

170 x 200cm Winter 5.1kg Summer 3.8kg

 Queen

 W 153 x L 203 x H* 10cm 11.3kg

205 x 200cm Winter 5.9kg Summer 4.5kg

 King

 W 183 x L 203 x H* 10cm 13.7kg

235 x 200cm Winter 6.7kg Summer 5.2kg

*Note the thickness of the mattress is approx height in the centre of the piece prior to vacuum packing. This size is achievable by sunning the mattress after opening the vacuum bag. The length & width show the size the mattress will become after use.

Shikibuton Mattress Covers

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Shikibuton cover

These are custom-made removable & washable covers which your mattress (shikibuton) goes inside. These are made using unbleached chemical free cotton. 

Single Plain White $69

Single Patterned $141

Semi-double Plain White $83

Semi-double Patterned $164

Queen Plain White $96

Queen Patterned $176

King Plain White $115

King Patterned $190

Traditional Kakebuton Quilt Covers

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Kakebuton Covers

We also supply covers with our quilts (kakebuton)

Our covers are:

  • Custom-made to fit our quilts with/without a mesh middle;
  • removable & washable;
  • and allow the Japanese fabric to be seen when in use.

These are included in all traditional sets.

Extra traditional covers can be purchased (if available) for

Single $92

Semi-Double $112

Queen $141

King $157

Japanese Futon Pegs

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We have special futon pegs to make it easier to sun/air out your futon as required.

2 for $14 or 3 for $20

These are a must if you want to air them out on your clothes line or balcony rail.

Futon Package Options

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There are quite a few choices which can be a little confusing so here are some images which will hopefully clear up any confusion.

Click on this image for extra photos

Pillowcases

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Pillowcases are made to order and can be made for larger pillows if requested. You might also want a contrasting colour which is ok. We have several still available from our old futon designs (just click on the image above to see the patterns) or choose your own from our Japanese Patchwork fabric range

1 for $25 or 2 for $40

Plain Green Tea Futon

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IN STOCK NOW 

King Mattress Set incl. a plain cover & 2 pegs

Price $899 – 1 left

King Mattress & Quilt Set with a Green Tea mattress & cover plus a plain quilt with a Green Tea cover & Pegs

Price $1579

Matching Pillowcases

1 for $25 or 2 for $40 (made to order)

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AVAILABLE FROM MID-OCTOBER

Single Mattress & Quilt Set incl. a Green Tea mattress w white cover plus a plain quilt w Green Tea cover & pegs

Price $1095

Queen Mattress & Quilt Set incl. a Green Tea Mattress w white cover plus a plain quilt w Green Tea cover & Pegs

Price $1429

Black Cranes Futon

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IN STOCK NOW 

Semi-Double Mattress Set incl. a plain cover & 2 pegs

Price $667 - 2 left

Semi-double Mattress & Quilt Set incl. a Black Cranes mattress w white cover plus a plain quilt w Black Cranes cover & pegs

Price $1279

King Mattress Set incl. a plain cover & 2 pegs

Price $899 – 1 left

King Mattress & Quilt Set incl. a Black Cranes mattress w white cover plus a plain quilt w Black Cranes cover & pegs

Price $1579

Matching Pillowcases

1 for $25 or 2 for $40 (made to order)

Click here for shipping charges

AVAILABLE FROM MID-OCTOBER

Single Mattress & Quilt Set incl. a Black Cranes mattress w white cover plus a plain quilt w Black Cranes cover & pegs

Price $1095

Single Mattress & Quilt Set incl. traditional covers & pegs

Price $1025 – 1 left

Queen Mattress & Quilt Set incl. a Black Cranes mattress w white cover plus a plain quilt w Black Cranes cover & pegs

Price $1429

Indigo Dragon Futon

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IN STOCK NOW

Semi-Double Mattress Set incl. a plain cover & 2 pegs

Price $667 - 2 left

Semi-double Mattress & Quilt Set incl. an Indigo Dragon mattress w white cover plus a plain quilt w Indigo Dragon cover and pegs

Price $1279

King Mattress Set incl. a plain cover & 2 pegs

Price $899 – 1 left

King Mattress & Quilt Set with an Indigo Dragon mattress & cover plus a plain quilt with an Indigo Dragon cover & Pegs

Price $1579

Matching Pillowcases

1 for $25 or 2 for $40 (made to order)

Click here for shipping charges

AVAILABLE FROM MID-OCTOBER

Single Mattress & Quilt Set incl. an Indigo Dragon mattress w white cover plus a plain quilt w Indigo Dragon cover & pegs

Price $1095

Semi-Double Mattress & Quilt Set incl. traditional covers & pegs

Price $1192 – 1 left

Queen Mattress & Quilt Set incl. an Indigo Dragon Mattress w white cover plus a plain quilt w Indigo Dragon cover & Pegs

Price $1429

King Mattress & Quilt Set with traditional covers & pegs

Price $1508 – 1 left

Mustard Dragon Futon

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IN STOCK NOW

Semi-Double Mattress Set incl. a plain cover & 2 pegs

Price $667 - 3 left

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AVAILABLE FROM MID-OCTOBER

Single Mattress & Quilt Set incl. a Mustard Dragon mattress w white cover plus a plain quilt w Mustard Dragon cover & pegs

Price $1095

Semi-double Mattress & Quilt Set incl. a Mustard Dragon mattress w white cover plus a plain quilt w Mustard Dragon cover and pegs

Price $1279

Queen Mattress & Quilt Set incl. a Mustard Dragon Mattress w white cover plus a plain quilt w Mustard Dragon cover & Pegs

Price $1429

King Mattress & Quilt Set with a Mustard Dragon mattress & cover plus a plain quilt with a Mustard Dragon cover & Pegs

Price $1579

Plain White Futon Mattress

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IN STOCK NOW

Semi-Double Mattress Set incl. a plain cover & 2 pegs

Price $667 - 2 left

Semi-Double Mattress & Quilt Set incl. traditional covers & pegs

Price $1192 – 2 left

King Mattress Set incl. a plain cover & 2 pegs

Price $899 - 1 left

King Mattress & Quilt Set with traditional covers & pegs

Price $1508 – 1 left

AVAILABLE FROM MID-OCTOBER

Single Mattress Set incl. a plain cover & 2 pegs

Price $579 - 4 left

Queen Mattress Set incl. a plain cover & 2 pegs

Price $789 – 9 left

Black Fans Futon

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IN STOCK NOW

Single Mattress Set incl. a plain cover & 2 pegs

Price $579 - 1 left

Single Mattress & Quilt Set incl. a Black Fans mattress w white cover plus a plain quilt w Black Fans cover & pegs

Price $1095

Semi-Double Mattress Set incl. a plain cover & 2 pegs

Price $667 - 5 left

Semi-double Mattress & Quilt Set incl. a Black Fans mattress w white cover plus a plain quilt w Black Fans cover & pegs

Price $1279

Queen Mattress Set incl. a plain cover & 2 pegs

Price $789 – 3 left

Queen Mattress & Quilt Set incl. a Black Fans mattress w white cover plus a plain quilt w Black Fans cover & pegs

Price $1429

King Mattress Set incl. a plain cover & 2 pegs

Price $899 – 1 left

King Mattress & Quilt Set incl. a Black Fans mattress w white cover plus a plain quilt w Black Fans cover & pegs

Price $1579

Matching Pillowcases

1 for $25 or 2 for $40 (made to order)

Click here for shipping charges

White Fans Futon

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Stock#SW

IN STOCK NOW

Single Mattress Set incl. a plain cover & 2 pegs

Price $579 - 1 left

Single Mattress & Quilt Set incl. traditional covers & pegs

Price $1025 – 1 left

Single Mattress & Quilt Set incl. a White Fans mattress w white cover plus a plain quilt w White Fans cover & pegs

Price $1095

Semi-Double Mattress Set incl. a plain cover & 2 pegs

Price $667 - 5 left

Semi-double Mattress & Quilt Set incl. a White Fans mattress w white cover plus a plain quilt w White Fans cover & pegs

Price $1279

Queen Mattress Set incl. a plain cover & 2 pegs

Price $789 – 1 left

Queen Mattress & Quilt Set incl. a White Fans mattress w white cover plus a plain quilt w White Fans cover & pegs

Price $1429

King Mattress Set incl. a plain cover & 2 pegs

Price $899 – 1 left

King Mattress & Quilt Set incl. a White Fans mattress w white cover plus a plain quilt w White Fans cover & pegs

Price $1579

Matching Pillowcases

1 for $25 or 2 for $40 (made to order)

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Black Kiku Futon

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IN STOCK NOW

Semi-Double Mattress Set incl. a plain cover & 2 pegs

Price $667 - 2 left

Semi-Double Mattress & Quilt Set incl. traditional covers & pegs

Price $1192 – 1 left

King Mattress Set incl. a plain cover & 2 pegs

Price $899 - 1 left

Matching Pillowcases

1 for $25 or 2 for $40 (made to order)

Click here for shipping charges

AVAILABLE FROM MID-OCTOBER

Single Mattress & Quilt Set incl. a Black Kiku mattress w white cover plus a plain quilt w Black Kiku cover & pegs

Price $1095

Queen Mattress & Quilt Set incl. a Black Kiku Mattress w white cover plus a plain quilt w Black Kiku cover & Pegs

Price $1429

Black Noshi Futon

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IN STOCK NOW

Single Mattress Set incl. a plain cover & 2 pegs

Price $579 - 1 left

Single Mattress & Quilt Set incl. a Black Noshi mattress w white cover plus a plain quilt w Black Noshi cover & pegs

Price $1095

Semi-Double Mattress Set incl. a plain cover & 2 pegs

Price $667 - 4 left

Semi-double Mattress & Quilt Set incl. an Black Noshi mattress w white cover plus a plain quilt w Black Noshi cover and pegs

Price $1279

King Mattress Set incl. a plain cover & 2 pegs

Price $899 – 2 left

King Mattress & Quilt Set incl. a Black Noshi mattress w white cover plus a plain quilt w Black Noshi cover & Pegs

Price $1579

Matching Pillowcases

1 for $25 or 2 for $40 (made to order)

Click here for shipping charges

Brown Noshi Futon

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IN STOCK NOW

Single Mattress Set incl. a plain cover & 2 pegs

Price $579 - 1 left

Single Mattress & Quilt Set incl. a Brown Noshi mattress w white cover plus a plain quilt w Brown Noshi cover & pegs

Price $1095

Semi-Double Mattress Set incl. a plain cover & 2 pegs

Price $667 - 5 left

Semi-double Mattress & Quilt Set incl. a Brown Noshi mattress w white cover plus a plain quilt w Brown Noshi cover and pegs

Price $1279

Semi-Double Mattress & Quilt Set incl. traditional covers & pegs

Price $1192 – 1 left

King Mattress Set incl. a plain cover & 2 pegs

Price $899 – 2 left

King Mattress & Quilt Set incl. a Brown Noshi mattress w white cover plus a plain quilt w Brown Noshi cover & Pegs

Price $1579

Matching Pillowcases

1 for $25 or 2 for $40 (made to order)

Click here for shipping charges

AVAILABLE FROM MID-OCTOBER

Queen Mattress & Quilt Set incl. a Brown Noshi mattress w white cover plus a plain quilt w Brown Noshi cover & Pegs

Price $1429

Indigo Kiku Futon

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Stock#CI

IN STOCK NOW

Semi-Double Mattress Set incl. a plain cover & 2 pegs

Price $667 - 2 left

Semi-double Mattress & Quilt Set incl. an Indigo Kiku mattress w white cover plus a plain quilt w Indigo Kiku cover and pegs

Price $1279

King Mattress Set incl. a plain cover & 2 pegs

Price $899 – 2 left

King Mattress & Quilt Set incl. an Indigo Kiku mattress w white cover plus a plain quilt w Indigo Kiku cover & Pegs

Price $1579

Matching Pillowcases

1 for $25 or 2 for $40 (made to order)

Click here for shipping charges

AVAILABLE FROM MID-OCTOBER

Single Mattress & Quilt Set incl. an Indigo Kiku mattress w white cover plus a plain quilt w Indigo Kiku cover & pegs

Price $1095

Queen Mattress & Quilt Set incl. an Indigo Kiku mattress w white cover plus a plain quilt w Indigo Kiku cover & Pegs

Price $1429

White Koi Futon

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Stock#KW

IN STOCK NOW

Semi-Double Mattress Set incl. a plain cover & 2 pegs

Price $667 - 2 left

Semi-double Mattress & Quilt Set incl. a White Koi mattress w white cover plus a plain quilt w White Koi cover and pegs

Price $1279

King Mattress Set incl. a plain cover & 2 pegs

Price $899 – 1 left

King Mattress & Quilt Set incl. a White Koi mattress w white cover plus a plain quilt w White Koi cover & Pegs

Price $1579

Matching Pillowcases

1 for $25 or 2 for $40 (made to order)

Click here for shipping charges

AVAILABLE FROM MID-OCTOBER

Single Mattress & Quilt Set incl. traditional covers & pegs

Price $1025 – 1 left

Queen Mattress & Quilt Set incl. a White Koi mattress w white cover plus a plain quilt w White Koi cover & Pegs

Price $1429

Indigo Bamboo Futon

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Stock#BI

IN STOCK NOW

Single Mattress Set incl. a plain cover & 2 pegs

Price $579 - 1 left

Single Mattress & Quilt Set incl. an Indigo Bamboo mattress w white cover plus a plain quilt w Indigo Bamboo cover & pegs

Price $1095

Queen Mattress & Quilt Set incl. traditional covers & pegs

Price $1357 – 1 left

King Mattress Set incl. a plain cover & 2 pegs

Price $899 – 1 left

King Mattress & Quilt Set incl. an Indigo Bamboo mattress w white cover plus a plain quilt w an Indigo Bamboo cover & Pegs

Price $1579

Matching Pillowcases

1 for $25 or 2 for $40 (made to order)

Click here for shipping charges

AVAILABLE FROM MID-OCTOBER

Single Mattress & Quilt Set incl. traditional covers & pegs

Price $1025 – 1 left

Semi-double Mattress & Quilt Set incl. an Indigo Bamboo mattress w white cover plus a plain quilt w Indigo Bamboo cover and pegs

Price $1279

Queen Mattress & Quilt Set incl. an Indigo Bamboo Mattress w white cover plus a plain quilt w an Indigo Bamboo cover & Pegs

Price $1429

Black Mari Futon

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IN STOCK NOW

Single Mattress & Quilt Set incl. a Black Mari mattress w white cover plus a plain quilt w Black Mari cover & pegs

Price $1095 - 1 left

Semi-Double Mattress Set incl. a plain cover & 2 pegs

Price $667 - 2 left

Semi-double Mattress & Quilt set incl. a Black Mari mattress w white cover plus a plain quilt w Black Mari cover and pegs

Price $1279

King Mattress Set incl. a plain cover & 2 pegs

Price $899 – 1 left

King Mattress & Quilt Set with a Black Mari mattress & cover plus a plain quilt with a Black Mari cover & Pegs

Price $1579

Matching Pillowcases

1 for $25 or 2 for $40 (made to order)

Click here for shipping charges

AVAILABLE FROM MID-OCTOBER

Queen Mattress & Quilt Set incl. a Black Mari Mattress w white cover plus a plain quilt w Black Mari cover & Pegs

Price $1429

Queen Mattress & Quilt Set incl. traditional covers & pegs

Price $1357 – 1 left