Japanese artisan is someone who works with their hands to create unique items using traditional techniques. They are masters and create products such as Buddhist statue, garden, temple, shrine, Sake, food, Japanese furniture, Kimono etc.
You will meet artisans at their atelier and learn about their work. They will tell you the histories, their spirits and mainly, the process and their crafts or work.
It is the most understandable way to know the Japanese mind and Japanese culture.