About half a year ago, we gave you an overview of the 5 best 2020 Olympics merchandise products to date. But of course, as the biggest sporting event of the decade comes closer, there are many more ...
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Take 2020 into your own hands, with or without Mount Fuji in your Hatsuyume! In Japanese culture, the first dream you have in the New Year is called Hatsuyume - and it is considered to be good ...
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The end of an era means the beginning of new merchandise opportunities: to commemorate the filan film of the last Star Wars trilogy (so far), we want to take a look at some of the fantastic ...
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  Winter is here! Japanese houses are often old, and they are not really known for their good insulation. In true life-hack fashion, there are several clever Japanese gadgets that keep you warm ...
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The Neko Cup will totally transform the fun you can have at the beach or in a sandbox.
For those who are not into sports, Japan’s most exciting event of 2020 surely is the opening of Super Nintendo World! Fans are excited for the Nintendo-themed amusment park - and it is set to open ...
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Even if you missed all the Black Friday 2019 and Cyber Monday 2019 sales, you can still find amazing Christmas presents for your loved ones! With our handy 2019 Christmas gift ideas for gadget ...
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ANA might well be more famous as one of Japan's two main airlines, but that apparently doesn't prevent it from dabbling in R&D for forms of technology other than aviation: namely, ...
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The Buddhist Gohonzon Devotion Object Scratching Post for Cats takes the idea of worshipping your pet to the very next level -- or should that be, to an extreme? Created by Japan's most innovative ...
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The Mount Fuji Eraser is a fun and clever way to bring this icon of Japan into your home or work stationery set. As you use the cuboid eraser, the shape of Fuji gradually comes into view and you find yourself holding Japan's most famous peak.
The Rugby World Cup is almost upon us and this year it is hosted in various locations in Japan. Though Typhoon Faxai has delayed some preparations after it roared through Tokyo and affected Haneda ...
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Japanese udon is one of the staples of the diet but did you know that it also makes for very comfortable bedding? Huh? Okay, not quite. But the thick wheat flour noodles were the unlikely ...
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Anyone with an Instagram or YouTube account can become a celebrity these days. And sometimes you don't even need to be human. In fact, Japan has something of a tradition of turning animals into ...
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Starbucks Coffee Japan has teamed up with Hiroshi Fujiwara's fragment design to offer a special series of collaboration cups and instant coffee sets on sale at branches of Starbucks in Japan and ...
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The Star Wars villain like you've never seen him before!
Japanese summers are hot -- and we mean seriously hot and humid. So it's not such a surprise that local innovators have come up with various gadgets to keep cool during the dog days. Our favorites ...
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It is now exactly one year to go until the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games open in Tokyo. After a rocky start, including the cancellation of the stadium design and change of logo, preparations are ...
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The Neko Cup (literally "cat cup") is a beach and sandbox sleeping cat sand sculpture toy. The hollowed-up cup mold, available in white, black, or beige, lets you make sand sculptures of sleeping ...
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