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Tag: Japan

Pixel Cartridge Wallpaper: 1000-in-Wall

Pixel Cartridge Wallpaper: 1000-in-Wall
Coat your room in nostalgia with Masaaki Enami’s doubly retro wallpaper, which he aptly calls Pixel Cartridge. The wallpaper comes in four panels, each about 67″ wide and 95″ tall, although you can also ask for custom sizes.

KFC iPhone 5S Case is Finger Grippin’ HUGE

KFC iPhone 5S Case is Finger Grippin’ HUGE
Earlier this month we found out about KFC Japan’s chicken-themed computer keyboard and mouse. The restaurant chain continues to celebrate Colonel Sanders’ 124th birthday with its latest silly giveaway. Behold! And people think the iPhone 6 Plus is huge.

Ramen Donuts: Ramnuts or Domen?

Ramen Donuts: Ramnuts or Domen?
Few foods are tastier, cheaper, and easier to make than ramen noodles. It’s a mystery how such a small block of dried noodles can make so much soup when cooked. How much sodium you ask? All of it.

Tokyoflash Kisai Maze Wood Watch Helps You Burn Some Time

Tokyoflash Kisai Maze Wood Watch Helps You Burn Some Time
While everyone else is talking about, waiting for or hating on the Apple Watch, Tokyoflash just keeps on keeping on. The watchmaker’s latest release is the Kisai Maze Wood, a wooden version of the Kisai Maze.

Batman Spotted in Japan

Batman Spotted in Japan
Batman sightings on the Internet are a dime a dozen, but in the real world, you don’t see Batman very often – even if you go to Gotham City. Wouldn’t it be cool if you looked out the car window while you’re driving down the highway and saw The Dark Knight?

An Army of Pikachu Invade Yokohama

An Army of Pikachu Invade Yokohama
I think somebody misunderstood. When they said that you have to catch them all, they didn’t mean all of one species of Pokémon. Congratulations, you have captured every Pikachu in existence.

Tsumikore EVO! Attack on Titan Playset: Fun for the Whole Gigantic, Skinless & Man-eating Family!

Tsumikore EVO! Attack on Titan Playset: Fun for the Whole Gigantic, Skinless & Man-eating Family!
Japanese toy maker Happinet has a series called Tsumikore, which consists of figurines that are on all fours. Aside from looking silly – or naughty – the figurines are posed that way to facilitate stacking. The company has released Tsumikore based on a baseball team, Gundam and Ghost in the Shell.

Mr. Knocky: I Don’t Wanna Work, I Just Wanna Bang on the Drum All Day

Mr. Knocky: I Don’t Wanna Work, I Just Wanna Bang on the Drum All Day
Japan is home to all sorts of brilliant things. Chock up another one courtesy of Mr. Knocky. This silly invention is a remote-controlled drummer, and looks like a ton of fun – for at least an afternoon.

Japanese Face Exerciser Is a Real Flappy Bird

Japanese Face Exerciser Is a Real Flappy Bird
A bird in the mouth is worth two in the hand… Is that right? probably not. The Facial Fitness Pao from Japan is the weirdest thing you will see all day.

Catch a Pikachu Burger at Japan’s Pikachu Cafe

Catch a Pikachu Burger at Japan’s Pikachu Cafe
As if Japan didn’t have plenty of Pokémon-themed products already. We can add another to that list. The official Pikachu Cafe is opening this weekend in Tokyo. There you can indulge in all kinds of Pikachu themed foods.

Converse Super Mario Shoes 1-up Your Feet

Converse Super Mario Shoes 1-up Your Feet
Looking for a new pair of kicks? A pair that will stand up to a bunch of running and jumping, kicking Goombas, and the occasional lava level? Converse has introduced a new line of shoes in Japan that are Super Mario-themed and come in two colors.

Frozen Beer Slushie Maker: Brain Freeze + Buzz

Frozen Beer Slushie Maker: Brain Freeze + Buzz
This Frozen Beer Slushie Maker is going to put a whole new spin on the term brain freeze.These machines were a big hit in Japan when they opened special beer gardens serving these drinks in Tokyo in 2012. 

Here Come the Robot News Anchors: Tonight’s Top Story: Robopocalypse!

Here Come the Robot News Anchors: Tonight’s Top Story: Robopocalypse!
Some news anchors already look and act like robots, but that isn’t good enough for Japan. They want actual robots giving us the news. Professor Hiroshi Ishiguro of Osaka University in Japan just unveiled Kodomoroid and Otonaroid – two robots that look eerily human with super good anchor skills.

Cozy Room Is Your Nerd Fortress of Solitude

Cozy Room Is Your Nerd Fortress of Solitude
Even the most social of us like some time alone now and then. However, it isn’t always easy to get time to yourself when you have other humans in your life. This Cozy Room will solve your problems and give you a Fortress of Solitude to get away from it all.

Japan Mario Kart 8 Players Get a Mercedes Benz GLA

Japan Mario Kart 8 Players Get a Mercedes Benz GLA
Now Mario can haz Mercedes in the latest Mario Kart game. Mario Kart 8 players can now download a free DLC which gives you a Mercedes Benz GLA to drive around the game. This is the first time a real car has made an appearance in the franchise.

Hello Kitty Fire Extinguishers: Sanrio Fire Department

Hello Kitty Fire Extinguishers: Sanrio Fire Department
Does Japan love anything as much as they love Hello Kitty? So, you have your five million Hello Kitty items all displayed in one room. It just looks like a pink bow-tie bomb exploded. Your Hello Kitty lighter display falls on the floor and one of them ignites.