Like your keyboard clean enough to eat off? Then you'll love Type Wipe, an elegantly designed yet unobtrusive cover that blends in with your laptop and can double as a place mat in a pinch.
The limited edition, anodized aluminum, Icemania “iSpoon” from Japan's Akao Aluminum can handle the hardest, coldest ice cream around! Priced around $25 each, the super-duper scooper includes a custom carrying pouch ideal for those late night visits to Zyggie's Ice Cream Parlor.
The bad news is, Thanko's new USB Neck Cooler makes you look like a sci-fi mecha robot's grabbed you by the throat. The good news is, you'll feel a lot less hot under the collar this summer if you're wearing one.
The Star Ball, a futsal-sized soccer ball from Tokyo, Japan-based Perrocaliente, features a striking pattern of five-pointed stars and irregular nonagons designed for, er, universal appeal.
Whether preparing for the apocalypse (zombie or otherwise) or merely stocking your post-Cold war bomb shelter, you'll be bowled over by soft drink can sized Emergency Rice rations from Japan. The manufacturer, CTC, designed the good-looking, no-nonsense packaging because hey – in an emergency no one has time for nonsense, amiright?
Hello kitten-knees! OK, that was bad and we feel bad, but these Black Cat Stockings from Japan are the purr-fect way to put some feline on your femurs.
Product planners at Japan's Nissin Food Products Co., Ltd. thought they'd beef up boring old instant ramen by floating a hamburger on top. The result is GooTa “Demi-hamburg-men”, a clever combo sure to satisfy fast-foodies who want it all and want it now... or, like, in 5 minutes.
The PEEL Lamp is an innovative night light from Japanese design duo YOY. This unique electrical fixture utilizes an ultra-thin OLED light source to create the illusion of another, brighter world lurking just beyond our own.
Old & busted: cupholders. New crispy, salty and greasy hotness: the McDonald's fries holder! Designed to fit car, truck and bike cupholders not to mention pedestrian hands, the bright red plastic “potato holder” is available for a limited time from McDonald's Japan.
Do you choose to chew Piranha? If so, get your appetite to the Nara Kenko Land hotel in Nara, Japan. Until May 12th, the second-floor restaurant is serving a variety of Amazon fare including Deep Fried Piranha, Amazon Catfish burgers and delicious Forest Smoothies.
The Meiji Chocolate Design Wood Case from Japanese jewelry and design house Sweet D Life isn't only a thing of beauty, it's destined to make the heartbreak of bent chocolate bars a thing of the past.
Have smartphone and fireplace, will travel! The FireWood portable personal fireplace runs off your smartphone, adjusts its light when blown on and pulsates to the beat of music played on your phone or MP3 player.
The remote control “Sugoi Mop” from Japan's Kyosho Egg combines the best features of an old-fashioned floor sweeper and an r/c racing car. It might not be the best mop around but at least it'll help lazy gamers get with the program.
The ultra-lightweight Smart Beam projector from Taro Matsumura of VIVA Japan is one part old-fashioned movie projector and one part Star Wars holographic display, designed for portability inside a stylish 4.5cm aluminum cube.
A tiny washing machine on my kitchen counter? It's more likely than you think, if you live in a tiny Japanese apartment. The Swash Petite Laundry model LA5 from King Jim saves time, money and water if very small loads are all you need to wash.
Puzzled over which candy to buy? Chocolate cravings got you going to pieces? Step right up then, 'cause this chocolate candy bar puzzle melts in your mind, not in your hands.
Hallow Kitty? Just in time for Halloween, Japan's favorite friendly feline gets her horror on. The Sanrio Hello Kitty Monster Collection scares up 5 BOO-tiful plush dolls modeled after classic fright film stars Frankenstein, The Mummy and more.
2011 may not be a Leap Year but these official Hello Kitty “Year of the Rabbit” plush dolls and mobile phone charms are hopping off store shelves, right into your heart!
This somewhat cute, certainly annoying keychain slash mobile phone charm speaks with the voice of one of Japan's most popular voice actresses - every time you peel it.
A bouquet of roses might be the most traditional Valentine's Day gift and certainly it makes a great impression, but listen guys: playing it safe isn't always the best move. Show her you can think outside the flower box by going bear... Teddy Bear, that is!
Got change you can believe in? Save it... in the Sutakora Coin Bank. This cute musical coin bank from Japan plays cat & mouse with your loose change while serenading savers with an adorable tune!
Doughnut To-Go is a custom carrying case designed to hold a single doughnut in protective custody. It can even be locked, keeping your sweet snack safe from kids, co-workers and Homer Simpson. DOH!
Cold Hands? Warm Heart! This reusable, environmentally friendly, heart-shaped portable heating pad from Japan puts out heat to the beat, again and again!
Looking for a cool, low-maintenance pet that costs nothing to feed and just might save the planet? Well step right up, Fridgeezoo Fridge Pets from Japan are just what you've been looking for!
Dare to be bear! As Japan's birthrate falls and the core market for Hello Kitty and Rilakkuma toys ages, cute character powerhouse San-X refuses to be left behind. Case in point: the sterling silver Rilakkuma Elegant Pearl Pendant.