Nestlé has honed a brilliant marketing strategy in Japan: produce special versions of Kit Kat snacks with Japanese flavors and ingredients. A few of these are general, such as the wildly successful ...
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Calling all Transformers fans! Forget the Hollywood movies. Takara-Tomy and Casio are here to transport you to a whole other plain of fandom, in celebration of the 35th anniversary of the ...
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While the birth rate is Japan is declining, the nation's obsession with pets shows no signs of abating. This has led to a vast catalog of pet toys and items -- ranging from the outright bizarre to ...
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Tourism is booming in Japan right now and looks set to continue that way, at least until the 2020 Olympic Games. One of the prime sightseeing destinations in the capital is, of course, Tokyo ...
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Salt and water. That's all you need to power this superb quality lamp for emergencies when you don't have access to ordinary batteries or a regular power supply.
Japanese corporations are notoriously punishing environments for employees, especially junior members of the team. Long hours, pointless meetings, fax machines, afterwork compulsory shindigs, karoshi ...
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Why should a household item be dull when it can be cute and fun? The Talking Animal Ears Tissue Dispenser is a collaboration between tissue brand Nepia and Takara Tomy Arts. Nepia's most famous ...
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Leading Japanese fashion brand has launched one of the most unusual collaboration ranges of the year with the Ziploc x Beams Couture lineup. Yes, that Ziploc. The Ziploc of the plastic storage ...
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It's been a hot and humid summer, prompting many fears about the safety of athletes and others at the 2020 Olympic Games that are now less than two years away. On a more everyday level, however, ...
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The Mewgaroo Hoodie has a special "pouch" for your kitten or cat to snuggle up with you. And even better, the hoodie turns you into a cat too!
Tamiya has produced a self-assembly robotic toy with a difference: it's a centipede. Test your engineering skills by putting this Tamiya Centipede Robot together and then letting it slither ...
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Many Star Wars fans weren't too impressed with Solo, the latest installment in the franchise that has disappointed at the summer box office. So what better time to turn back to the original Star Wars ...
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It's no secret that the Japanese like to be organized -- and to do it in the most minimal way. The immense international success of Marie Kondo's "decluttering" methods is proof, though, that this ...
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If you can't get enough of a Pokémon fix from playing Pokémon Go around town, then you should be satisfied with the HelloPika, a talking Pikachu robotic toy that sits around at home always ready to ...
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The umbrella that might just get you arrested!
In Japan, Coca-Cola is more than just coke. In fact, one of it most successful products in the local market is its lineup of Georgia canned coffee. It also makes unique Japanese coke variations, such ...
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Japanese musical gadgets and nonsense machine makers Maywa Denki have returned to their biggest and most enduring success with the Otamatone Kirby Version Musical Toy. When the original ...
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Sega has teamed up with Tanita, the leading Japanese manufacturer of weight measurement scales and healthcare device, to produce the Sega Saturn Console Body Composition Monitor. As the name ...
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