Weathernews released a service called Sakura Simulator which allows you to monitor the current blooming situation of cherry blossoms all over Japan.
I've seen only a few people who were using iPhone 5c. It seems to be a bit rare in Japan. This is for those who have this rare iPhone.
Hamee released colorful Lightning cables to match the colors of the iPhone 5c for ¥1,890 each.
It's a certified product by Apple (MFI, made for iPhone/iPod/iPad).
- Color: White, Pink, Yellow, Blue, and Green
- Length of cable: 65cm
XYZprinting Japan is going to start selling the personal 3D printer da Vinci 1.0 3D Printer for ¥69,800 on March 18 in Japan.
XYZprinting is a Taiwanese company. They promote a reasonable price, and although Japanese tax will be increased to 8% on April 1, they will keep the price ¥69,800 including tax after that date.
There is no complicated initial setting required for da Vinci 1.0 3D Printer. As soon as you set the filament, you are able to start using it.
Elecom is going to release new Bluetooth earphones LBT-HPC11AV series in early April.
LBT-HPC11AV supports A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile), AVRCP (Audio/Video Remote Control Profile), HSP (Headset Profile), HFP (Hands-free Profile).
There are buttons for volume adjustment, music playback, On/Off and pairing with other Bluetooth compliant devices. It comes in various size of ear pieces (S,M,L) to fit your ears perfectly.
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Rare Rilakkuma is now available for sale at Lawson!
Vegetable Rilakkuma is currently available only at the convenience store, Lawson.
As you can see in the pictures, Rilakkuma, Korilakkuma, and Kiiroitori are dressed up as a carrot, cabbage, tomato, eggplant, onion and green pepper and sitting in a cardboard-like box.
Lawson will stop selling them when their present stock runs out. Each piece is ¥1,450.
House Wellness Food today released a new energy drink called SAMURIDE ENERGY DRINK produced with "Japan" as the theme.
Speaking of energy drinks available in Japan, foreign products like Red Bull and Monster Energy, come to mind first if you live here. Of course, there are many old school longtime energy drinks that exist here like Lipovitan D, Tiovita and Alinamin V, however it's hard to think of any "fashionable" Japanese energy drink brand easily.