We previously wrote about the initial release of the UnlimitedHand haptic wearable controller in 2015. We are pleased to see that start-up H2L's development on the prototype continued, now ...
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Instant noodles maker Nissin already hit the viral magic button with the recent release of the Otohiko Anti-Slurping Noise Noodle Eating Fork, a genuine product that functions as a "food sound ...
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Continuing the trend for rebooting or revisiting classics of the 1980s and 1990s, Sony has resurrected its hit robot toy, the AIBO. The new ERS-1000 model, now christened as the lower-case aibo, ...
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Nestlé Japan has installed a new vending machine in Kyoto that lets you create personalized Japanese Kit Kat chocolates. The Travel Memories Kit Kat vending machine is located inside the Omiyage ...
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Japanese Halloween is somewhat different to Halloween in other countries. You won't encounter much trick-or-treating going on, but there's plenty of costumes and dressing-up. However, this tends to ...
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Tokyo Signs is a new series of products launched by our friends at Tokyo-based design and web development studio Bento Graphics. As any visitor or resident will attest, every alleyway or ...
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May the Force be with you -- and also your appetite. Because Darth Vader and a stormtrooper are here to make sure you don't get peckish. Proving yet again that Japan really does produce the best ...
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Godzilla continues its extraordinary comeback, following the Hollywood movie in 2014 and then a Japanese one in 2016. Now, ahead of the next Godzilla movie, Godzilla: King of the Monsters, in 2019, ...
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Cheshire Cat, Red Queen, Mad Hatter skin-care masks
The Wearable Neck Speaker SRS-WS1 is a new release from Sony that immerses you in a personal audio experience. Ergonomically designed, this wearable sound device is ideal for watching movies, ...
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Star designer and artist Tokujin Yoshioka has collaborated with MHD Moët Hennessy Diageo to produce two special limited-edition Dom Pérignon bottles. On sale at department stores in Japan from ...
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Everyone knows that Japan has a lot of dolls: from luxury silicone sex dolls to Licca-chan and Hinamatsuri Festival dolls. Kigurumi is a kind of cosplay or costume play where participants dress up ...
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If you find it hard to encourage your kids to clean their teeth properly, then RoBoHon is here to help. Sharp has announced a new app for the robot designed to improve dental hygiene ...
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The perfect vessel for relieving your stress levels!
While fans of the Capcom video game franchise Street Fighter are stereotypically male, now female aficionados can get their hands on two official sporty lingerie sets based on the characters of ...
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A few years ago we noticed a lot of online chatter about Japanese fitness machines that recreated rodeo-style motions. People sniggered because they seemed wacky or even suggestive. But they work -- ...
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The writer Manami Okazaki has carved out a solid name for herself in what are sometimes dismissively called "coffee-table books", but are at heart lovingly conceived and designed photo books or art ...
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