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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.
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!

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...
30 Apr
Hello Creepy Kitty: Huge Needle-Felted Cat Head Mask!Old and busted: Cat in the Hat. New creepy hotness: Cat IS the Hat! Crafted from needle-felted wool at the Japan School of Wool Art, the one-of-a-kind colossal cat head adds a daring dash of Doctor Moreau to any chic ensemble.
25 Apr
True Wetsuits Take Business Suits From Boardroom To BeachTrue Wetsuits from Quicksilver Japan are designed to take recreation-seeking execs from the office to the ocean and back again. Surf's up in 26 minutes and your meeting's running late? No problemo, dude, and don't forget your board on your way out of the boardroom!
13 Aug
Eight Strange Sushi Creations Too Good to EatSushi - It's delicious, nutritious and made from fishes, but for some folks that's just not enough. Ignoring the traditional mother's maxim of "Don't play with your food!" and then taking it to a whole new level, we present the Top 'Ate' Strangest Sushi.
14 Oct
Cool Ceramic Knives Display Cutting Edge ArtworkA new set of three different ceramic knives from Japanese cutlery manufacturer Minova-Cera features some decidedly 'edgy' art on their blades.
9 Mar
Wacky 'Oshaburi' Pet PacifierA pacifier for your pet? That's the idea behind the wacky "Oshaburi Toy" from Japan. Oshaburi translates to "Pacifier" in English, though once your pet gets ahold of one, YOU'LL be the one whose mood is improved!
11 Apr
Kit Kat Sandwiches? Sweet!Hello Kitty, goodbye diet... and by Kitty we mean Kit Kat of course. No longer content with being Japan's fave go-to snack bar, Kit Kat is expanding its reach to sandwich territory. Expanding Japanese waistlines are sure to follow.
10 Apr
Catlike Cloud Stockings Put Some Calico In Your StrideYou'll find the world's weirdest and wildest stockings in Japan but Nekomasa Soushi-kun tights are weirder and wilder than most. Inspired by the changing patterns of passing clouds and friendly felines, these stockings might not be safe for work but they're sure to attract curious glances just about anywhere else – the catwalk included.
4 Apr
Toast Sponge Breaks The Mold When It Comes To Kitchen CleanupsQuit loafing and wash those darned dishes... or just the opposite, using your tasteful Toast Sponge! Packed in “loaves” of four slice- er, sponges each, the Toast Sponge adds a dash of whimsy to everything including the kitchen sink.
31 Mar
High-Tech Tissue Box Holder Features Hands-Free Mist MoistenerFrom the First World Problems Solved department (also known as Japan) comes the Wet Tissue Maker tissue box holder. A built-in infrared sensor and concealed water mister ensure you'll never suffer the heartbreak of dry tissues again.
13 May
Geek Speak Keyboard Keys Cup Set Restarts Your MealsTableware not geeky enough? Fu-Bi has something for that: the Ctrl + Alt + Del Keyboard Keys Cup Set. Spilling food on your keyboard just got fashionable.
25 Jun
Japan Goes Koo-Koo for Kit Kat Chocolate Bars

First it was Home Electronics, next it was Cars... now Japan has raised the stakes, aiming for world dominance in Kit Kat chocolate bars.

28 Mar
Kit Kat Apple Pie & Carrot: A Neat Easter Treat That's Not Just For BunniesJapanese Kit Kats are famous – or infamous – for flavors ranging from the sublime to the ridiculous. We'll have to slot the brand new, limited edition, Easter-themed Apple Pie & Carrot flavor firmly in the latter category even though it was the top entry in a public poll. Can you imagine what flavors didn't make the cut?
5 Jun
Bride & Groom USB Drives: What Memories Are Made OfThese cute bride & groom USB drives not only make great wedding gifts, they save all your wedding day memories electronically - even the ones you'd rather forget.
22 Mar
Bin 8 Bottle Is Eight Handy Kitchen Tools In OneThe Bin 8 “Kitchen Tool Like Bottle” is a stylish storage solution for those tired of searching for that essential utensil lurking unseen in kitchen drawers and cupboards.
11 Jun
USB Cigarette Could Be Habit Forming, Humor InducingThe e-cigarette from Thanko plugs into your computer's USB port and offers puffers a genuine smoking experience... without all the nicotine, tar, ashes, smell and, er, smoke.
10 Mar
Solo Oven Cuts Cooking Down To Size For Single ChefsForever alone but never not hungry? The Solo Oven from Recolte makes dinner for one an even more personal experience that, much like your love life, takes up hardly any space and is barely noticeable.
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