Today We Want: SUSHI SOCKS
And We Can Have Them!
Looking in from without, the Japanese sense of humor is...an acquired taste. Like the language and culture, it's often highly contextual and quite literally can't be understood until you know what seems like 200-300 inside jokes. But, there's one area where Japanese humor really shines for any audience: When Japan goes all meta on itself.
It's not a self-deprecating humor, per-se, but even the most revered aspects of Japanese culture can be jabbed and poked at for humor. Food, particularly things unique to Japanese culture, is revered and considered essential and fundamental to the Japanese character - but it's not off limits.
Which is why, if you want some Made in Japan sushi socks, Tokyo Otaku Mode can dial that in:
TOM’s product description:
“Fun to look at and fun to wear! These Sushi Socks look just like delicious sushi when rolled up. Your sock drawer will never be the same! They are also comfortable and durable. The sushi detail is knitted into the sock with colored thread instead of being printed. Seven versions are available: Masuzushi (trout sushi), Shrimp, Octopus, Red Caviar, Tuna, Salmon, and Egg. These Sushi Socks made in Toyama, Japan make a great gift for fans of Japanese cuisine!”
- Variations: Masuzushi, Shrimp, Octopus, Red Caviar, Tuna, Salmon, Egg
- Units: One pair/package
- Available: Now
- Price: $5.39
- Made in: Japan
- Link: Sushi Socks