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J-Life Shikifuton with Ya Gasuri Light Blue Removable Cover

J-Life Shikifuton with Ya Gasuri Light Blue Removable Cover

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Regular price $395.00 USD
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Like sleep in Japan!

Made to painstaking traditional Japanese specifications by an American manufacturer, the J-Life Shikifuton offers the ultimate comfort of a true shikibuton. This comes with a beautiful removable cover in 100% cotton imported from Japan fabric as pictured.


Years ago, we decided to offer Americans a true Japanese style mattress - one constructed of quality materials, without foam or innersprings, - pure and simple. So, we deconstructed Japanese shikibutons, talked to shikibuton master craftsmen in Japan and developed the design of the J-Life Shikifuton.

True to Japanese custom, our futon is made from pure cotton. The J-Life Shikifuton has no wool, foam or innersprings. The shikifuton mattress uses Boron as a fire retardant.

The custom zippered removable cover fits over the 100% unbleached cotton duck mattress cover. The custom removable cover is made of high quality 100% cotton fabric imported directly from Japan and features traditional patterns.

The J-Life Shikifuton is available in two thicknesses, a four inch and a more traditional 3 inch. (In Japan, new shikibuton are about 3 inches thick. Our more popular 4 inch futon is made to accommodate the larger frames of American sleepers.)

Comfort level is firm. Click here for shikifuton care instructions.

Please allow 5 to 7 days for production before shipping (excluding weekends and holidays).

The J-Life Shikifuton is also available without a custom removable cover.


J-Life Shikifutons are sized to fit American bed frames. Please note that Japanese style shikifutons are not meant for American futon frames. They require a flat solid surface such as a platform bed or tatami or floor.

Pair your shikifuton with a tatami mat to ensure proper air circulation and to provide added comfort. Our tatami mats are the perfect base for a Japanese mattress.

*King size futons are made by placing two Twin XL futons side by side.

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John G.
United States United States


Love it. I already had been sleeping on a firm mattress, but the shikifuton (3") is even firmer. It is very firm but at the same time I can feel the softness of the cotton. Cannot imagine myself going back to sleep on a mattress.

Kristin G.
United States United States

An interesting addition to our life

The make of this mattress is beautiful. It really is an exceptional natural object to have around the home and a wonderful piece of furniture to behold. The make is fantastic and it is quite heavy. We went from a spring mattress on a frame, to this shikibuton on the floor. For my husband it is perfect, but it is a little firm for me so we have supplemented it with a topper. It is difficult for me to take the cover on and off because the queen mattress is heavy, but my husband doesn't have a problem. Because this requires maintenance, it encourages you to get into a rhythm of taking care of your things, which brings you into a better relationship with your bed. I really like that.