Japanese Tatami & Goza Mats

 

Tatami are a traditional Japanese floor mats. They are made by covering rice straw with a woven sea rush. Tatami are usually made in individual mats of uniform size and shape, bordered by brocade or plain cloth.

The size of a room in Japan is typically measured by the number of tatami mats. Standard dimensions of full mats are fixed at 90 cm by 180 cm (1.62m²). Although, these can vary between regions. Tea rooms & tea houses are traditionally designed to be 4½ mats. 

We can get them made to whatever size you want. However, as most Australian rooms aren't made with dimensions in 90cm increments, the most popular and stunning way to have tatami is to place the mats in a central position and surround them with floorboards to leave a flush finish. A thickness of 5cm is the most popular if planning to surround with floating floorboards. We also supply special tatami to go beneath our futons. These come in 4 sizes.

In Japan, all the materials used in our tatami are cleaned and disinfected prior to manufacture. This is done without using any harmful chemicals and meets strict Domestic & International standards. They are sourced from Kyushu (South-west Japan). In Japan, it is illegal for untreated human waste to be used to fertilise food crops. This is not the case in other parts of Asia where cheap straw is sourced by non-Japanese manufacturers.

The straw used for our mats is oven dried at 85 C for 8 hours to comply with our strict quarantine import permit regulations. This dries out the straw and denatures any seeds/pathogens in the straw.

We guarantee that you won't find genuine Japanese tatami mats sold by our local competitors for a cheaper price. 

Tatami is Japanese. No other country can make tatami mats as good as the Japanese. They cut corners to make cheap imitations. Don't believe the spin.

Don't compromise on quality to save a few dollars on tatami. Find other ways to save and buy the best quality you can get. Japanache only sells quality Japanese goods.

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Size variation

Since tatami is made from a natural product over time mats may shrink or expand depending on humidity. There may be an insignificant variation in length/width of +/- 5mm. Please consider this when ordering. 

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   Half sized mats are $175 each  e.g. 4 1/2 mats (tea room size) is $960 + $175 = $1135
 
 

Our couriers service Brisbane, Toowoomba, Sunshine Coast, Cairns, Townsville, Mackay, Sydney, Newcastle, Illawarra, Albury, Central Coast, Northern Rivers, Canberra, Melbourne, Bendigo, Ballarat, Geelong, Adelaide, Perth & Tasmania. If you live outside of these areas then we will find another courier. Delivery charges can be found on our Tatami Shipping page.

To enquire or purchase any of our items, please call the shop 07 5591 5088 or email

Last Updated 27th Nov 2020

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Plain Black Trimmed Tatami

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Standard Mat (180 x 90 x 5cm; ~26kg) Stock# TM01F

$240 each - 24 left

Brown Brocade Trim Tatami

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Standard Mat (180 x 90 x 5cm; ~26kg) Stock# TM12F

$240 - 18 left

4 + 1/2 mat Teahouse set

1 set left

Unframed $1135

(270 x 270 x 5cm)

Framed $1362

(280 x 280 x 5cm)

 

Framed Bed Sized Mats for the floor

Frames come in Dark Brown or Natural

King Single (101.5 x 213cm footprint) $460

Semi-Double (135 x 213cm) $670

Queen (163 x 213cm) unframed only $570

King (193 x 213cm) $780

Green & Blue Brocade Trim Tatami

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Standard Mat (180 x 90 x 5cm; ~26kg) Stock# TM15F

$240 - 9 left 

4 + 1/2 mat Teahouse set

3 sets left

Unframed $1135

(270 x 270 x 5cm)

Framed $1362

(280 x 280 x 5cm) 

Framed Bed Sized Mats for the floor

Frames come in Dark Brown or Natural

King Single (101.5 x 213cm footprint) $460

Semi-Double (135 x 213cm) $670

Queen (163 x 213cm) unframed only $570

King (193 x 213cm) $780

Blue Brocade Trim Tatami

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Standard Mat (180 x 90 x 5cm; ~26kg) Stock# TM09F

$240 each - 19 left

 

Standard Mats Framed

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We can also supply you with wooden frames that lock our standard mats into place and you will only see the top of the mats (not the side). They help protect the edges from damage.

Prices shown include tatami mats and the wooden frame.

Frames in Natural or Dk Brown

  • 2-mats (190 x 190 x 5cm) $697
  • 3-mats (190 x 280 x 5cm) $966
  • 4 + 1/2 mats (280 x 280 x 5cm)  $1275

Frames may be purchased separately by previous customers only

Black Trimmed Goza Mat

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Goza Mats are the woven rush top piece (omote) of tatami. They are edged with black silk. They are not recommended for frequent traffic areas. Get tatami mats for those areas.

These make great beach mats

 

Size 200 x 90cm

 

Price $75 - 9 left

Shipping category 1 for up to two mats

Rodatami

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Rodatami for tea ceremony

Mats are made from 90 x 90 x 5cm tatami.

 

$230 with the cut piece included (42.4 x 42.4cm)

Made to order only

Custom-made mats

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We are able to supply you with non-standard mats up to 2.2m long and 1m wide.

Square or Rectangular mats

Full Mats $285~

Half mats $200

Other Shapes

Full Mats $300~

Half mats $200~

Delivery time

Normal shipping is 2 to 6 months depending on our next container.

Express shipping is 1-2 weeks (International courier charges apply = approx $1000 for 4 mats).