Kudos to Japanese electronics company Nidec for conceiving the Motorize Smart PET Bottle, perhaps mankind's most unnecessary invention since the shoe umbrella. What is it? It's a phone-activated ...
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What's the secret to improving Japan's somewhat notoriously poor English-speaking levels? More English conversation schools? Native speakers installed in every elementary school? Speed-learning ...
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If you're a fan of the retro Japanese tokusatsu TV series Ultraman or its spin-off, Ultra Seven, you will already know you have plenty of tie-up merchandise and events to gorge your hobby. Whether ...
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Struggling to find that perfect gift for that special someone? Or that relative who seems to have everything already? A hour or two spent browsing some of the awesome items available in Japan will ...
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Japan's most famous movie monster will steal your money!
Before Netflix. Before even HBO. Take a step back in time to the early days of television with this Vintage Taste 20-inch LCD Japanese Retro Television Screen by Doshisha. It might look like one ...
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When the Sega Toys Homestar home planetarium first appeared in 2006, it was immediately praised for its quality and value. Produced with top planetarium designer Takayuki Ohira, there was no doubting ...
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Is this the most original way to stay cool this year? Quite possibly. New from Thanko, Japan's at times strangest creator of chindogu (everyday gadgets), the Electric Armpit Clip-on Cooler Fan is ...
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The latest entry in Takara-Tomy's series of Omnibot robotic toys is this Omnibot Charmy Baku Showtaro Comedian Robot, which functions like an alarm clock, joke-teller and household ...
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Retro Japanese schoolgirl clothes perfect for loungewear
Do you work in a lazy office? Don't worry. Even office chairs can now self-park. Nissan has created the Intelligent Park Chair, inspired by its Intelligent Parking Assist system for ...
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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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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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Takara-Tomy's latest addition to the Omnibot series of robot toys is OHaNAS. All you need is the phone app, a Wi-Fi connection and Bluetooth, and OHaNAS will be able to interact with you, such ...
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Transform into Monkey D. Luffy and Red-Haired Shanks with these brilliantly original skin-care face masks!
An umbrella. A parasol. And a fan. All in one? Yes, the Rurudo Fan Shade is just that. Coming in a lacy black design, the shade initially looks just like a typical parasol that many Japanese ...
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Dyson, the UK vacuum cleaner brand, has chosen Japan to be the first market for its upcoming new robot vacuum cleaner, the Dyson 360 Eye. To get local consumers in the mood, it has opened a mini ...
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Thanko has come to the rescue of people who want to cuddle up to something (or someone) during the cold winter nights and feel heat from their hug buddy. Enter the USB Heated Air Hug ...
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