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Tag: Japan

Guy Doesn’t Like Selfie Sticks, Invents “Selfie Arms”

Guy Doesn’t Like Selfie Sticks, Invents “Selfie Arms”
A man in Japan named Mansun was embarrassed by the idea of using a selfie stick, as well he should be, so he invented a pair of extra-long “selfie arms.” No, these aren’t embarrassing at all.…

Japanese Cat Suit Carries Your Cat in a Cat Pouch, Isn’t Weird at All

Japanese Cat Suit Carries Your Cat in a Cat Pouch, Isn’t Weird at All
The latest weird thing to come out of Japan is the Meowgaroo Jumpsuit – an outfit that makes the human inside look like a cat, complete with a fuzzy tail and ears on the hood. The…
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Edible Gold Kit Kat Bar: Because Japan

Edible Gold Kit Kat Bar: Because Japan
The Japanese are some of the world’s biggest purveyors of weird food. They have some strange snacks, and the latest is a Kit Kat bar with hand placed gold leaf around the chocolaty goodness. Why gold-leafed…

Handsome Man Potato Chips: Japanese Snack Du Jour

Handsome Man Potato Chips: Japanese Snack Du Jour
Japan has some very weird fascinations and products. A perfect example are these new potato chips. You aren’t really buying these bags of snacks for the chips themselves; you are buying these for the trading cards…

Meat Cakes are Japan’s Latest and Greatest Invention

Meat Cakes are Japan’s Latest and Greatest Invention
I like cake as much as the next guy, and birthday cake is especially good. The thing is while I like dessert, I’d certainly rather have a good steak. This is where Japan got creative and…

Fortune Cookies Stuffed with Cats Hit Japan

Fortune Cookies Stuffed with Cats Hit Japan
One of the highlights of eating Chinese food is the fortune cookie at the end. The fortunes usually say stupid things and give you some lotto numbers or pronunciation for Chinese words on the back. In…

This Japanese Hotel Is Run by Robots

This Japanese Hotel Is Run by Robots
We all know that Japan is crazy about robots. They have robots to care for the elderly, robots that sell them stuff, robots, robots, robots. All marching along toward the apocalypse where they will be the…

Japanese Arcades Get RealDrive Arcade Racing Game

Japanese Arcades Get RealDrive Arcade Racing Game
Growing up when I went to the arcade, I gravitated towards the driving games. I played the crap out of Pole Position and any other racing game I could get my mitts on. Only a few…

Back to the Future Cafes Hit Japan

Back to the Future Cafes Hit Japan
We celebrate Back to the Future Day today, October 21, 2015, which was the date on the dash of the DeLorean time machine when Marty and Doc arrived in the future. I still don’t have my…

Takara Tomy Maglev Model Train: Shinkansen-chan

Takara Tomy Maglev Model Train: Shinkansen-chan
It may not be as exciting as Lexus’ hoverboard, but Takara Tomy’s new Linear Liner is still pretty neat. Based on Central Japan Railway’s L0 Series trains, this model train also uses magnetic levitation to zip…

WalkCar Personal Transport: Haul-U

WalkCar Personal Transport: Haul-U
We already have a wealth of options for traveling short distances in urban areas. Bicycles, skateboards and scooters are getting smaller and lighter, with electrically-assisted variants to choose from. But if Cocoa Motors’ WalkCar is for…

Attack on Titan Facial Mask: Shingeko No Thank You

Attack on Titan Facial Mask: Shingeko No Thank You
Japan Trend Shop has a variety of facial masks for sale, many of them from geeky franchises. But none are as notable as the ones based on Attack on Titan, particularly because the male mask is…

Pokémon Pikachu Stacking Game: Snorlax Don’t Care

Pokémon Pikachu Stacking Game: Snorlax Don’t Care
Last year we checked out Happinet’s Tsumikore, which are small toys that are made to be stacked and are often based on popular manga or anime characters. This officially licensed Pokémon toy is a lot like…

Star Wars Rice Paddy Art: Lord Vader, Riiiice

Star Wars Rice Paddy Art: Lord Vader, Riiiice
Every year, the residents of Inakadate Village in Japan’s Aomori Prefecture make large scale pictures on rice paddies using four kinds of rice as their ink. The pictures are typically recreations of classic Japanese paintings, but…

Bugs Bugging You? Wear a Net!

Bugs Bugging You? Wear a Net!
The rain came, and the bugs followed. If you find yourself spending the bulk of your evenings hunting for the elusive bug that just bit you on the kisser, then you might want to consider donning…

Creepy Japanese Samurai Statue is Made of Dead Bugs

Creepy Japanese Samurai Statue is Made of Dead Bugs
I’ve seen plenty of things over the years out of Japan that made me say “WTF?” After all, this is the country where USB-powered things for magnifying your pimples are sold. I don’t think I have…
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