• Feb 8, 2021

February 8th, 2021, “” is open!

Hello! I am NanaAkua. (I am using a transition site to help my English. I hope you could understand what I wanted to write.) February 8th is Plaban Day (Shrink Plastic craft day) ! I am establishing it this year 2021. I’ve also decided that the 28th of every month will also be Plaban Day! That’s why I’ve decided to open a new website for Plaban Craft. (In Japanese, “2 “ sounds like “pu” and “8” sounds like “ba” in some cases) What do you think of when you hear the word “Plaban(Shrink Plastic)”? As a material for plastic models(model kit)? Or as a magical plastic sheet that shrinks when heated in a toaster oven? When you say “Do Plaban“ in Japanese, it most likely […]

  • Feb 8, 2021

What’s ”Plaban”?

Plaban is short for plastic sheet in Japanese. Plaban is short for plastic sheet in Japanese. In this website, we introduce Plaban crafts that shrink when heated, but there are also Plaban that do not shrink even when heated. When purchasing, please read the product description carefully and be sure to choose a Plaban that shrinks. If you continue to heat Plaban or other plastics that do not shrink when heated in a toaster oven, there is a risk of ignition, so please be careful. What is “Plaban” made of? Shrinkable Plaban are made of a material called “Polystyrene”. Many of the plastic containers that you find in delicatessen shops have the mark “PS” on them, which can also be used as a shrinking type […]

  • Feb 8, 2021

We’re going to open a new website,, which will provide various information about Plaban(means shrink plastic in Japanese) crafts!

Starting this year 2021, I have decided that February 8th and the 28th of each month will be the day of Plaban crafts. On February 8, 2021, the first of these “Plaban Days,” we will open, a website with various information on “Plaban crafts”! I’m sure there are many people who have at least once tried “Plaban (means shrink plastic in Japanese) crafts”, where you draw pictures on a thin plastic board with oil-based markers and shrink it in a toaster oven to make a mascot. It’s nice and fun to see how something you drew shrinks to a small size and becomes clear and beautiful, or how something that was thin and flimsy becomes thick and solid. You may already have tools such […]