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Weird Japan: the 5 Second Stopwatch Game

by Paul Strauss
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You’ve got to hand it to the Japanese. I’m pretty sure that the ONLY objective of this new handheld game is to press the stopwatch button at exactly 5-seconds, but I’m so completely mesmerized by the marketing materials that I must go buy one now.

5 Second Game Bandai Japan

5 Second Game Bandai Japan

If those images pique your curiosity, then you must check out this Flash promo movie, which could be the best, strangest, and catchiest jingle to hit since I laid my eyes and ears on Katamari Damacy for the first time. It’s truly a must see (and hear).

Bandai 5 Second Stopwatch Game

While the concept of the game appears to be as simple as it gets, clearly it’s changed the lives of the inhabitants of this strange parallel universe.

Bandai 5 Second Stopwatch Game

The 5 Second Stopwatch should find its way to stores in Japan on July 26, 2008. I’d expect someone to start importing them Stateside this Fall. In the mean time, you can play this simple online version of the game and start warming up your trigger finger.

[Bandai 5 Second Stopwatch Game]

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