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Tag: Japan

These Mini Vending Machines Won’t Eat Your Money

These Mini Vending Machines Won’t Eat Your Money
If you’ve ever spent time in Japan, you know there’s a certain love for vending machines in the nation that seems unequalled by any other place. From the moment you touch down at Tokyo Narita airport, there are numerous vending machines by the gates.

LCD TV Goes Retro

LCD TV Goes Retro
Most of us are too young to remember when TV sets were made in wooden cabinets that basically were a standalone piece of furniture. While this was popular in the 1950s and 1960s, it largely died out by the mid 1970s.

LEGO Sushi Conveyor Model: Everything Is Awesome with Wasabi

LEGO Sushi Conveyor Model: Everything Is Awesome with Wasabi
The only thing better than a good piece of sushi is one that comes delivered right to your face on a train, ready to eat. The sushi train is quite popular in Japan, but has also popped up in cities around the world in recent years.

Dragon Ball Frieza Plush Boss Cushion Gets in Your Way While You Type

Dragon Ball Frieza Plush Boss Cushion Gets in Your Way While You Type
Fans of Dragon Ball know that Frieza is kind of a jerk. After all, he’s ruler of Universe 7, and raised up an army to wreak all kinds of havoc on the Gods of the Universe.

This Cardboard Samurai Armor Won’t Save Your Life

This Cardboard Samurai Armor Won’t Save Your Life
Now you can dress like a samurai without any of that bulky metal or leather armor to weigh you down. Yes, this is the first samurai armor I’ve ever seen that says “no glue or scissors required.”

Look Like a Fool While You Practice Your Karaoke Singing

Look Like a Fool While You Practice Your Karaoke Singing
Whether you’re a karaoke fanatic or just like to sing in general, your neighbors probably don’t appreciate your voice nearly as much as you do. Well thanks to our friends in Japan, there’s a solution! This ridiculous looking contraption is designed to let you sing as loud as you want, but without disturbing others around you.

This Media Player Looks Like a Tiny SEGA Saturn

This Media Player Looks Like a Tiny SEGA Saturn
While the SEGA Dreamcast and Genesis were arguably their most memorable consoles, the 32-bit Saturn was quite fun to play too. I spent many a day flying through the skies on the back of a dragon in Panzer Dragoon II Zwei.

Shiba Inu Marshmallows: So Sugar, Such Delicious

Shiba Inu Marshmallows: So Sugar, Such Delicious
Shiba Inu dogs and marshmallows are two of the sweetest things on the planet, so it only makes sense that they’ve finally been merged together into a single thing. Thanks to the folks at Japanese retailer Felissimo, we now have adorable and squeezy treats made to look like adorable and squeezy dogs.

Realistic Furry Cat Mask: Nope, That’s Not Creepy

Realistic Furry Cat Mask: Nope, That’s Not Creepy
If you have money burning a hole in your pocket, and you want to give your cat a heart attack, check out this crazy looking furry cat mask. It’s so realistic that your cat will hate you forever for scaring it to death.

Robotic Comedy Duo Use AI to Perform Their Routine

Robotic Comedy Duo Use AI to Perform Their Routine
AIchan and GONta are the world’s latest comedy duo. These two funny robots were created by a lab at Japan’s Konan University and use an AI program to respond to one another and tell jokes. They do Japanese stand-up comedy routines, which usually involves a “straight man” and a “funny man” who trade jokes back and forth based on misunderstandings, puns, gags, and wordplay.

Lovot Robot Just Wants Hugs (and $3,000 of Your Money)

Lovot Robot Just Wants Hugs (and $3,000 of Your Money)
Worried about the robot apocalypse? We all are. Here’s something different. Rather than trying to kill you or take your job, this new Japanese robot just roams around your house and asks you for hugs. That’s a refreshing change.

Make Your Own Giant Gummy Squid!

Make Your Own Giant Gummy Squid!
There are lots of people out there who love the taste of squid, but I’m not one of them. I think it might be the rubbery texture that gets me, but I also don’t think it tastes like much of anything, so why bother giving my jaws the workout?

These Guys Built a 13-Foot-Tall Walking Robot in Their Garage

These Guys Built a 13-Foot-Tall Walking Robot in Their Garage
It might not be the flying mech that games like MechWarrior and Titanfall have tempted us with over the years, but a team of engineers in Japan have gotten pretty far with the construction of a massive robot that’s still quite intimidating.

This Action Figure Transforms from Samurai Warrior to a Toilet and Back

This Action Figure Transforms from Samurai Warrior to a Toilet and Back
If there’s one thing we can rely on Japan to provide us geeks with, it’s some very strange stuff. Take, for example, this action figure that transforms from a masked samurai warrior into a toilet. Yep.

Japanese Man Marries Hologram

Japanese Man Marries Hologram
I don’t see what the big deal is. I’d love to marry Heather Graham. Oh, wait. It’s not Heather Graham? It’s Holo-gram?!? My bad. Anyway, the world that we live in today is pretty, uh… What’s the word I’m looking for?

This Tiny Holographic Girlfriend Is Ready to Move in

This Tiny Holographic Girlfriend Is Ready to Move in
Gatebox’s Azuma Hikari is a holographic digital assistant who doubles as a virtual girlfriend. She stands 8 inches tall and lives in a glass capsule, which you can put anywhere in your tiny dark apartment. In this commercial for the creepy Japanese gadget, this guy actually leaves work early because his holographic girlfriend texts him.

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