MT is the pioneer of Japanese washi paper masking tape, produced by the 100 years old company, Kamoi Kakoshi, a specialized Japanese manufacturer of masking tapes used in a variety of applications including industrial and decorative. Other than the cute and stylish designs, the specialty of mt is the uniqueness of Japanese washi paper – strong yet thin. The adhesive is not only fantastic; the tape can also be removed easily without leaving residue and can be easily tear by hand. MT is semi-transparent so it can be especially pretty when it’s layered, it’s also easy to write on so it’s handy for making notes or messages.
Discover mt story
It is produced at a dedicated factory of masking tape at which industrial masking tape was made to be used for painting of building, cars and furniture. Unique Japanese masking tape made of Washi paper is strong while being extremely thin compared with those made in other countries. It has an excellent adhesiveness and it was well-received world-wide as it can be removed easily without leaving a trace.
Beginning of mt
It was a mini book created by three women who were fascinated by masking tape. It was filled with fantastically designed features, clearing away our concept that masking tape is a typical product for an industrial use. Kamoi Kakoshi were deeply impressed by them and started development of mt to meet their request to make “masking tapes of different new colors. mt tape with twenty different colors like color pencils was completed as a result of repeated try and error.