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Hello Kitty Bluetooth Wireless Earbuds

September 28, 2007 Robert Birming 29

The Japanese Sanrio company is now offering a pair of Hello Kitty Bluetooth Wireless Earbuds. They sell them for 15,750 Yen (about $137 USD), claiming that the earbuds are “great for listening to music, school courses, the TV and while playing video games.” (Via Crave)

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Ultraman Toy Collection

September 23, 2007 Robert Birming 2

ultramantoys.com – the largest collection of Ultraman, his family and other Japanese superhero toys on the web. Items from the 1960s to 2000. (Via Fanboy)

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Waterproof DVD Player by Twinbird

September 21, 2007 Robert Birming 4

This DVD player from the Japanese Twinbird company lets you watch movies and listen to music in the bathtub or swimming pool, without having to worry about the player getting wet.

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Yamaha LED Music Drawing Tool

September 11, 2007 Robert Birming 5

This futuristic LED panel from Yamaha is called TENORI-ON and is designed by Japanese media artist Toshio Iwai. The company describes it as a “16×16 LED button matrix performance instrument with a stunning visual display”.

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i-Sobot Available for Pre-Order

September 9, 2007 Robert Birming 4

i-Sobot $299.99, the world’s smallest robot, is now available for pre-order. The tiny humanoid from Tomy, a Japanese toy merchandise company, is expected to start shipping in October.

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Pimp LED Watch

August 28, 2007 Robert Birming 4

According to LEDWatchStop they are the “first company outside of Japan authorized to sell this incredibly unique timepiece”. It’s shipped in a stunning Tokyoflash gift box with gold foil embossed dragon, brand new from factory.

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Mini iPod Shuffle Speaker

August 24, 2007 Robert Birming 0

Travelsound i50 ($70) is the name of this stylish portable speaker from Creative Japan. It’s designed for the 2G iPod Shuffle MP3 player an comes with a built-in battery which can be charged via USB.

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Umine Nature Images Projector

August 12, 2007 Robert Birming 2

The Japanese toy company Takara Tomy has now released a new product called Umine – a small projector to help you relax by displaying various images of nature onto your ceiling or wall.

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Retro Looking iPod Jukebox

August 11, 2007 Robert Birming 1

The TCU-350SD ($208) from the Japanese Scitec company is a “jukebox” designed like a 1950s record player. It plays vinyl records, CDs, AM/FM radio and music from your iPod. You will also be able to convert tracks from vinyl and CD to MP3 format. Then […]

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CatSpeaker – 2.1 Multimedia System

August 8, 2007 Robert Birming 3

The Japanese company Brighton Net har just released this 2.1 Channel Multimedia CatSpeaker. Both the speakers and the sub are in white and shaped like the silhouette of a cat. The remote control is shaped like a paw and goes in white with brown details.

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USB Memory Watch

August 4, 2007 Robert Birming 5

With the USB Memory Watch ($50) you will not only have an analog watch around your wrist, you will also have a convenient 2GB file storage.

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Colorful Dice CD Storage

July 19, 2007 Robert Birming 1

Storing your CDs in a colorful dice. Sounds Japanese? You’re absolutely right. Each cube in the Dice CD Storage ($13) system measures 18cm (7in.) and can hold up to 60 CDs. You have 4 colours to choose from: orange, green, pink and blue. The storage […]

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USB Mirror Webcam

July 14, 2007 Robert Birming 5

Do you want to make sure you always show your best side during all those hours in front of the webcam? Now you can, thanks to the USB Mirror Webcam ($49) from Thanko. The mirror is surrounded by white LED’s and the lens of the […]

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Portable Carbine Hook Fan & Flashlight

July 11, 2007 Robert Birming 1

From the Japanese Rakuten comes this Carbine Hook Fan Copter ($2). Clip it onto your belt and be ready to pull when those hot summer days strikes. It also features a built-in flashlight and is available in four different colors. (7Gadgets via Geeksugar)

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Northern Lights Projector

July 8, 2007 Robert Birming 2

Haven’t had the chance to experience the beautiful northern lights phenomenon yet? Let the Banpresto Aurora Palette ($55) projector do the trick for you in your own home. Here comes another new gadget that projects several different atmospheric light on the ceiling or wall. Introducing […]

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Japanese Ghetto Cellphone Holster

July 4, 2007 Robert Birming 0

The Japanese Ghetto Cellphone Holster ($27) sure has an alternative design approach for a belt that carries your mobile phone. The hand-made black patent leather and polished chromed steel holster can be adjusted to fit just about any phone. (Via Inventor Spot)