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4 Jul
Fish-Shaped Mobile Battery Sparks Devices, Smiles & AppetitesThere's something fishy about the 6000mAh SOSOGE! TAIYAKIKUN, a mobile battery that puts portable power in the palm of your hand. Modeled after a taiyaki (a delicious traditional Japanese pastry) with glowing golden eyes, the SOSOGE! TAIYAKIKUN is a high-efficiency lithium ion battery that charges all sorts of mobile devices while sparking your appetite in the process.
15 Aug
Emergensee™ adjustable eyeglasses from AdlensEmergensee™ adjustable eyeglasses from Adlens are the long-awaited solution for lost or broken eyeglasses and contact lenses. These instantly adjustable, variable focus glasses aren't intended to permanently replace prescription lenses but in case of emergency, they make an ideal spare pair.
25 Jun
Nekoashi Chair Socks: Feline Footwear For Your FurnitureNekoashi Chair Socks from Japan's Toyo Case are designed to slip over the “feet” of your chair and table legs, keeping your floors safe from unsightly scratches while adding mass quantities of cuteness to your décor scheme.
5 May
Laser Shaver Zaps Hair Down To The RootsHair beware, the 'No! No! For Men' hand-held infrared laser shaver will take you back to the future while zapping your roots into the past.
16 Dec
Nemuriale Sleep Aid Kitten Is Better Than Counting SheepThe Nemuriale Sleep Aid Kitten is a soft & cuddly Russian Blue plush cat that puts stressed-out souls to sleep faster than the hippest hipster hypnotist!
2 Jun
Japanese Maid Cafe Girl Plush Cell Phone Charm / Wrist RestIf you've always wanted a Japanese maid cafe girl - or just certain parts of one - for your very own, now you can have the next best thing: a plush cellphone charm or mouse wrist rest that looks like a maid's lower half.
16 Jun
Super Sexy Bikini Pants Combine Low-cut Jeans with a String Bikini  Outrageously revealing bikini jeans from Sanna's Brazil Fashion blur the line between blue jeans and a string bikini. And you know what? We're all right with that!
10 Jun
Creepy Elfoid Cellular Phone Humanizes Mobile TelecommunicationThe Elfoid “portable tele-operated android” from Japan's ATR is an innovative communication medium designed to take cellular phone communication technology to the next level... whether you want to go there or not.
9 Jun
Obama Sushi Adds Good Taste to the Executive Brunch"Obama Sushi" made by an exceptionally creative sushi chef pays tribute to America's 44th president in a most unusual - and dare I say, tasteful - manner.
6 Jun
Tokyo Hotel Offers Rooms With A View... Of Godzilla!Visitors to the Hotel Gracery in downtown Tokyo's Shinjuku could find their picture window view blocked by a 40-ft tall statue of Godzilla's head. Not that anyone's complaining, mind you.
3 Jun
“Mom Business Cards”, Newest Trend For House-Proud Japanese WivesJapan's housewives, homemakers and den-mothers are flaunting their status by ordering custom “Mama Meishi” (Mom Business Cards) and handing them out at every opportunity.
2 Jun
McDonald's Japan Rolls Out Prison Loaf Burgers For KidsMcDonald's Japan is responding to parents' concerns about the lack of nutritious vegetables in the fast-food restaurant's offerings by introducing a trio of veggie-infused, Prison Loaf-like chicken burgers “that children will eat happily.” Sure they will...
6 Nov
Pig Lid Pot Cover Gives Home Cooked Meals Great TasteThe Pig Lid pot cover is a steamer's dream, as everybody "nose". Horrible puns aside, this ingenious Otoshibuta is at once a play on words and a handy way to steam food in an oven-top pan.
10 Jan
Magnetic Sponge Washes Both Sides Of Your WindowsHighrise residents frustrated by the inability to wash their outside window surfaces will love the Zatz ZA-1, the first magnetic double-sided glass cleaner!
25 May
Girls Get the Anime Look with Extra-Wide Contact LensesAnime girls are known for their big-eyed beauty; so much so that Japanese girls are now trying to snag anime-obsessed Otaku by wearing extra-wide tinted contact lenses.
6 Apr
Ninjapin, An Innovative New Push Pin That Fills Its Own Holes

Ninjapin gives the humble push pin a much-needed makeover. Your walls (and your landlords) will thank you!

25 Jul
Pikachurin, Essential Brain Protein Inspired by Pokemon's PikachuPikachu of Pokemon fame, known for his lightning-fast moves and shocking electric effects, has inspired the name of a new vision protein discovered by a group of Japanese researchers. See, nerds really do have a sense of humor!
17 Feb
Baby Cosplay Rompers? I Kid You Not!To those who think cosplay, or dressing up as your favorite anime cartoon character is childish, we offer Baby Cosplay Rompers - tiny superhero suits to make your offspring look awesome!
17 Dec

Creatures with human faces - whether the result of evolution or the inventive efforts of mankind - have fascinated us from time immemorial. Here are five creatures that display amusing, surprising, and disturbing human features. read more »
21 May
The Crunch Before Lunch: Banana & Peach Flavored Breakfast Potato ChipsIn an effort to jump start the so-called “morning potato chips habit”, Japan's Koikeya is rolling out two new fruit-flavored potato chips: Banana and Peach. No need to import them here – American college students have already got the morning potato chips habit down pat.
21 May
Live In The Future Nightly At Tokyo's Nakagin Capsule TowerThe historic Nakagin Capsule Tower opened in 1972... imagine how futuristic it looked then! Care to spend a night or two in retro-futuristic Tokyo? Now you can, thanks to one enterprising apartment owner who's renting out his cube via Airbnb.
14 May
Robot Taxi Could Bring Us Johnny Cabs On The SpotJapanese mobile internet company DeNA and Tokyo-based autonomous vehicle technology development firm ZMP Inc. have teamed up to form Robot Taxi, a joint venture company charged with laying the groundwork for driverless urban transportation.
4 Nov
Animal Character Round Mug & Spoon Sets Add Cuteness To Any KitchenLike cute things but demand convenience and quality? Japan has much more to offer than Hello Kitty, as these Animal Character Round Mug & Spoon Sets by Decole show so well.
26 Aug
Japan's 10 Cutest, Cleverest & Coolest UmbrellasIf your umbrella succeeds in keeping you dry in the rain and/or shaded from the sun, then everything else is just gravy. Well, it must be raining gravy in Japan 'cause the country's umbrellas take effective rain & sun protection as their starting point and run with it. Where they end up is anyone's guess... but be sure to bring your umbrella with, just in case.
24 Dec
Turn Your Hot Bath Into a Deep FryerShouldn't every bath time be a Happy Bath Time? Wizland thinks so, and to ensure there are more bubbles than troubles, offers up bath bombs which reveal Fried Foods and Sweet Donuts. Mmm, donuts...
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