Izushi has developed the Kinglock Nut, which achieves tight fastening through an innovative new structure and surface, unlike those in conventional nuts.
Ultimate waste of money, but could be cool.
Village Vanguard, a Japanese popular chain variety store, started accepting pre-orders of the Skull Chupa Chups Case.
It's a skull-shaped case that is made only for storing Chupa Chups lollipops. It will be released for 8,800 yen in mid-December.
There is a key chain model and a necklace model, and 3 colors (gold, silver and black) will be available. The parts are made of brass.
The vague recommendation that she compose “A sorta macro-perspective mini-ethnography, an exploration of CEATEC 2014’s personality, you know, something along those lines...” resulted in a statement much more coherent than the assignment, and we're pleased to present the inaugural contribution
Yamaha will release a stylish stand-alone audio system "ISX-803" from their Restio series in late October.
ISX-803 can play music from other Bluetooth compliant devices wirelessly as well as from CDs, FM radio and music saved in USB memory.
A smartphone or tablet that has the free dedicated application DTA CONTROLLER installed, can be used as a remote control of ISX-803.
Takara Tomy is going to release a Mothra (one of the Toho tokusatsu monster characters) version of Tomica for 700 yen on December 26 from its Dream Tomica series.
Tomica is a series of Takara Tomy die-cast toy vehicles. Its Dream Tomica series has collaborations with well-known characters including Mario, Godzilla and Snoopy.
On the same day, Kumamon's police car will be released for 700 yen. It's a police car with a Kumamon face on the front.
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To celebrate the 40th anniversary since Hello Kitty's birth, Pioneer is going to release 2 models of a Hello Kitty collaboration audio system on November 1.
Mini CD stereo system X-SMC01KT:
X-SMC01KT includes 2 different Hello Kitty panels to change the exterior design.