Denizens of Japan can’t overlook the soft toy bear, Rilakkuma, and his friend–the white bear cub, Korilakkuma. First appearing in the picture book, Rilakkuma Seikatsu, which tells the story of a toy bear who takes up residence in the apartment of an Office Lady, Rilakkuma has since become a mainstay plush toy and beloved character, appearing on cameras, stamps, and furniture; and even starring in his own videogames on the Nintendo DS. Now, If you were actually expecting ugly Korillakuma and Rilakkuma goods, this article is going to disappoint you! Let’s face it, is it possible for this squishy and pudgy bear to NOT be cute?
Super Cuddly and Ultra Cute Rilakkuma PlushiesFrom the palm-sized Rilakkuma plushie, to the five-foot-four-inch tall giant Rilakkuma plushie, there’s a soft, cuddly bear for every occasion that you need to add a little “kawaii” to your room, office, or home. Not only that, but Rilakkuma and friends also come in a variety of plushie customizations to suit your preferences—from Rilakkuma in his fuzzy bunny suit, to Rilakkuma eating a stack of his favorite pancakes.
Rilakkuma Phone ChargersLooking to un-cute-ify your iPhone or smartphone, but don’t want to replace your case? Then these portable phone chargers may be your ideal accessory. Pocket-sized, these Rilakkuma and Korilakkuma-themed chargers make powering up your phone on-the-go quick and easy. They’re also ideal for charging the dwindling battery in your iPod and other Apple devices…
Rilakkuma Phone Cases…But if you want to cover your cellphone in all things Rilakkuma, then you can’t go wrong with these adorable cases, specially tailored to fit everything from the iPhone 5 and beyond. Ranging from firm, plastic patterns and bear faces, to plush, bear-eared hoodies, the customization options cater to your individual personality and preferences.
Give your photography a Rilakkuma makeover with these limited-edition cameras. While several lines of bear-themed cameras have been released in Japan, the Pentax Rilakkuma Camera (limited to 1,000 pieces world-wide) and the Fujifilm Instax Mini 25 Instant Film Camera (also released in a small, numbered quantity) are considered the most highly-sought of them all. While the Pentax is a digital camera, the Instax Mini produces high-quality, credit card-sized instant prints for your convenience—perfect for creative art projects, Cons, and other fun events that you love.
Rilakkuma Bento Goods
Eat your lunch and other meals in true, Japanese-cuisine fashion. Whether you enjoy arranging your food into artistic kyaraben, or just appreciate a bit of authenticity with your rice, meat, and vegetables, these Rilakkuma bento goods are sure to sweeten your future eatery experiences.