Takara Tomy - Mothra Tomica car and Kumamon police car

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.

Pioneer - Hello Kitty audio system


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.

Seven Eleven-only Rum KitKat is now sold in limited numbers

Nestlé Japan is now selling 2 premium KitKat products, "KitKat Otona no Amasa Feuillantine" and  "KitKat Otona no Amasa Feuillantine Almond" exclusively at Seven Eleven stores in Japan.

KitKat's Otona no Amasa series is made for grown-ups and not overly sweet (Otona no Amasa means "Sweetness for Adults" in English).

KitKat Otona no Amasa Feuillantine contains Feuillantine, ultra-thin pieces of French baked pastry, cocoa wafer, and rum powder.

Percussion Warfare: US Marines vs. Republic of Korea Army (In a Drumming Battle!) - AkihabaraNews.com

Percussion Warfare: US Marines vs. Republic of Korea Army (In a Drumming Battle!)

The Hopefully Not Too Distant Future of Conflict Resolution
If you’re a fan of drumming or a fan of parades or a fan of uniforms or a fan of humanity, it’s going to be pretty impossible to not get a smile and a wow out of watching this drum battle. Yes, one team is pretty outclassed, but it all seems to be in great fun with both sides getting a lot of applause and appreciation.

Emergency goods for pets sold at Belle Maison

Belle Maison, Japanese online store, is now selling several goods to protect your pet if disaster strikes, especially for your cat or small dog. Here are some of the products:

SOS Pet Bag (14,040 yen) is a bag to help you to evacuate smoothly with your pet. By setting the accompanying steel pipe at the top, it can also be a temporary house for your pet.

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