Lawson-only stuffed Rilakkuma dressed up as vegetables

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.

 

 

 

 

Fire up your soul like a Samurai! "SAMURIDE ENERGY DRINK"

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.

JTFF - Japanese Technology from the Future Friday! - AkihabaraNews.com

Japanese Technology from the Future Friday!

This week it’s the (what was thought to have been) pioneering stem cell research of RIKEN’s Dr. Haruko Obokata & friends coming under serious scrutiny that could lead to disavowal, and a recounting of the much more enjoyable tale of how SoftBank’s Masayoshi Son got Steve Jobs to give him iPhone exclusivity in Japan.

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Thanko - Lens Cap Holder

When you take off the lens cap of your camera before shooting a photo, don't you sometimes start wondering where you should keep the cap? Although you could keep it in your bag, you might end up searching for it there later. Or you might have a strap tied on the lens cap but it could bother you while shooting.

Nothing fancy nor outstanding about Thanko's new Lens Cap Holder, but you will probably like it a lot.

Floral-printed Tokyo Banana

Tokyo Banana is a sweet treat that wraps banana custard cream with a soft sponge cake. It's the most recognizable souvenir from Tokyo for people traveling to other parts of Japan.

Currently, a special spring version is on sale for a limited time only. It's a floral printed Tokyo Banana called Tokyo Banana no Hana, and instead of banana custard cream, it has banana shake flavored cream inside.

Towa Electronics - Egg-shaped Bluetooth speaker

From TowaElectronics' audio equipment brand Olasonic, a new egg-shaped Bluetooth speaker (TW-BT55ST) will be released for about ¥14,580 in mid-April.

The egg-shaped Bluetooth speaker consists of 2 individual speakers. You can use each speaker individually or connect them with the accompanying audio cable for a more powerful and stereo sound.

Panasonic - Create 3D Graphics with 20-inch TOUGHPAD 4K

Panasonic is releasing 20-inch 4K IPSa display tablet - TOUGHPAD 4K UT-MA6  - aimed at corporates in late June.

TOUGHPAD 4K UT-MA6 has the high-performance graphics processor NVIDIA QUADRO K1000M built-in so that you can use it for using CAD/CAM or creating 3D graphics.

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