Mitsubishi Electric to release vacuum with air purifier functionality

Mitsubishi Electric is releasing a fancy cordless vacuum cleaner with an air purifier function built-in (iNSTICK HC-VXE20P) on March 1.

The air purifier is where the charging station of the vacuum is. It is able to purify a Japanese 8-mat room (about 14 square meters) in 51 minutes.

It takes 2 hours (regular mode) or 70 minutes (rapid mode) for the vacuum to be fully charged. Battery life of the vacuum is 20 minutes (regular mode) or 10 minutes (strong mode).


Sony - Bluetooth headphones supporting new LDAC codec

Sony is going to release new Bluetooth headphones MDR-1ABT for about ¥40,000 on March 21.

MDR-1ABT is compatible with Sony's newly-developed codec, LDAC. Since it is capable of transmitting information volume 3 times greater than regular SBC/A2DP codecs via Bluetooth, it produces high quality wireless sound.

Honda - Pretty camping trailer "N-CAMP"

Honda is going to display a pretty-looking mini pickup car "N-TRUNK" and camping trailer "N-CAMP" at JAPAN CAMPINGCAR SHOW 2015 that will be held at Makuhari Messe in Chiba from February 13.

Chocolate Ramen for your Valentine

No more fancy Valentine's Day dinner

Chocolate Tsukemen (ramen noodles with dipping soup) will be available for a limited time until February 15 at one of the most well-known Japanese ramen restaurants, Menya Musashi.

It's called "Tsuke Ghana 2015" since it's a dish in collaboration with Lotte's Ghana chocolate series. The price is ¥880. It will be available at its original store in Shinjuku, Tokyo and its Kamata, Tokyo store.