The latest creation by world-renowned planetarium designer Takayuki Ohira is the Megastar Class, a compact and silent star-gazing device that projects a million stars in 180 degrees in all ...
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Recently McDonald's Japan released a new menu item that is simultaneously surprising and intriguing both the populous in Japan and abroad: Chocolate-drizzled french fries. If you’re anything like ...
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Half British, half Japanese. That alone would set Hana Tajima apart from most, but she is also a Muslim convert (at the age of 17) and a fashion designer and blogger. Tajima has teamed up fast ...
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Okay, Wacky Japan alert... but this is quite fun, in a very cheeky way, and also might just be worthy of closer investigation. After all, here is a product that will not only turn heads, it might ...
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Transform into Monkey D. Luffy and Red-Haired Shanks with these brilliantly original skin-care face masks!
If you’ve been to Japan you’ve seen them: Brightly lit vending machines with rows of beverages lined up, each facing the passerby and beckoning to be sampled. Maybe you’ve noticed the coffee ...
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Moff is based in Tokyo but has its sights firmly on the global market. Its wearable smart toy Moff Band was released internationally after a successful Kickstarter campaign in 2014. Now it has ...
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Everywhere around the globe has been going Star Wars crazy due to the release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens. This is especially the case in Japan, though, which saw an array of merchandise and ...
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Christmas and New Year are over, so it's already time to look towards the next big public (and commercial) holiday: Valentine's Day. Regular readers will know that February 14th in Japan is a bit ...
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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!
A lot happened in 2015, not least for Japan Trends, as we relaunched the website. We hope you like the new design. What were the big trends of the year? Political Renaissance During the ...
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The popular Q-pot Cafe is celebrating the start of 2016 -- the year of the monkey in Japan -- with some themed special items on their menu. Available only from January 3rd to January 11th, the New ...
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In need of some holiday cheer? Fed up with all the bad news stories clogging up on your feed? Then take a gander at something that is bound to make you smile: the Running Christmas ...
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Quack Face Dog Muzzle will mean your pooch looks great while still providing adequate protection whenever you take them for a walk. The "duck bill" design is comfortable for your dog to wear but ...
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Kirin Ichiban's machine puts an ice cap on your beer and helps keep your beverage cooler for longer!
Back in 2012, Yusuke Oono was one of the winners of the You Face contest with a palm-sized, fan-style 3D picture book. Now Loftwork, the agency behind the original awards, has got together ...
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All year Japan has been going Star Wars crazy, not least because a certain film sequel is about to be unleashed on the world box office. This has lead to a slew of products and tie-ups. Some of ...
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You loved the Mewgaroo Hoodie with its cat paws, cat ears, and special pouch for snuggling up with your pet. Now Unihabitat are back with the next big thing in Japanese pet products: the Meowgaroo ...
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