If there’s a company that knows how to capitalize on Japan’s reputation for bewilderingly unusual—but super convenient—gadgets, it’s Thanko. Since 2003, Thanko’s “RARE-MONO” (or “extraordinarily unusual products”) have been the talk of TV, radio, and … [Read more...] about Thanko: 10 Cool Japanese Gadgets That Redefine Your USB
Robots: those mysterious technologies from the future with A.I. for brains. Whether they cause a worldwide cyber-dominion, or become our best friends and trusted allies, we’re all secretly excited about owning a robot of our own. Perhaps the days of … [Read more...] about 5 Cute Japanese Robot Toys to Spice Up Your Life
Admit it: you’re obsessed with your iPhone. And why shouldn’t you be? It’s an all-in-one gadget that keeps you current with your friends and family, the latest trends, and newest releases. It’s your camera, your calculator, your instant messenger, … [Read more...] about Top 10 Anime Phone Cases for iPhone
Incense burning in Japan is not just a way to relax and freshen the air; it is also one of the oldest traditional Japanese arts. Japanese incense is made with high quality natural ingredients such as herbs, spices, resins, and aromatic woods. … [Read more...] about Japanese Incense Evolution: Traditional Scents & Trendy Twists
Intro to Japanese Kitchen Gadgets The man arm pillows, heated toilet seats, sushi bag covers … we’ve all heard of these bizarre, yet actually (kind of) useful items. And we secretly want all of them. Well, if Japan can make ingenious inventions … [Read more...] about 6 Must-Have Japanese Kitchen Gadgets
11 Reasons Why Japanese Toilets Are Awesome Perhaps you’ve heard of them–these majestic plastic thrones with the latest in rear-end pampering technology. To the Western eye they are a fabled bathroom wonder only available to Hollywood’s … [Read more...] about High-Tech Japanese Toilets are Awesome!