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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First showcased at CEATEC last autumn to much excitement from the world press, the Qoobo Robotic Cat Tail Pillow is now finally available on preorder. The interactive, therapeutic "tailed cushion ...
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Still searching for that special something? Need to surprise your friends and family? Don't worry, when it comes to unique gift items, Japan has you covered. Here is our selection of the 15 ...
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There's an old joke that the Japanese internet comprises 50% food and 50% cats. This campaign by Okawa City probably won't do much to change this reputation: it's clearly made to indulge feline ...
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Japanese horror movie-inspired beauty masks
Anyone who has ever trawled YouTube will have encountered videos of cats. And probably anyone who had looked at more than a few would have soon encountered a subgenre of the YouTube cat video: ...
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Until now there has been a relative lack of cat cafes (or their various spin-offs with dogs, owls, rabbits and more) in central areas. If you search, you can find some around Shibuya, Shinjuku and ...
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INUPATHY is the world's first "dog mental visualizer", allowing owners and dogs to have a better communication by showing your pet's emotional state as a color on the light collar. It uses an ...
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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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Transform into Monkey D. Luffy and Red-Haired Shanks with these brilliantly original skin-care face masks!
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 Mewgaroo ...
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Poppet is a new service that allows you to create a kind of 3D "relief" with your pet's face. Being handmade and durable, the idea is that the relief is far superior to a regular photo. Pet-owners ...
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Pet-owners, rejoice! Japan's most innovative pet products brand Unihabitat has heard your prayers. The Mewgaroo Hoodie is part cosplay, part pet clothes for owners. It features a unique ...
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Japan has a love for pets that manifests itself in ways that are almost always cute but also often bizarre. And so you get all manner of cat and dog fashion, plus genuinely inventive and clever ...
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Japanese pet products like to do things differently! These fun and flexible boxes allow you to build a maze for your cat to explore.
The Bridge has shared a story about Tokyo-based Anicall developing a wearable device for pets called Shiraseru Am. Literally meaning "notifier", Shiraseru Am is currently on pre-order via a ...
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Japan's pet trends are never anything but surprising. Sometimes they are a bit silly, sometimes they are incredibly innovative. Sometimes they are just plain indefinable, such as the Oppo Dog Muzzle ...
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Japan's love affair with the pet rarely fails to impress. And now just in time for New Year and the winter, we have the Katatsu Mobile Kotatsu Cat Table. While not an actual kotatsu (a table with ...
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