Thanko

Solar-Powered iPhone 6 Battery Case (AUGUST THANKO RODEO PART 3 OF 3)
This case offers all the usual benefits of extra juice, but, in addition to plug-in charging, it can also be juiced with built-in, fold-out solar panels that deliver a 22.4% peak efficiency rating. The solar panels are capable of fully charging the case in about 5 hours. All you need is access to that giant nuclear fireball in the sky.
USB-Powered Portable Hot Glue Gun (AUGUST THANKO RODEO PART 2 OF 3)
Whereas before you might have felt powerless to fight off overly curious and annoying children, now you pull out your USB-powered hot glue gun and permanently attach a quarter (or a 50円 coin, in our case) to the floor - BOOM! You're free!
Scuba Goggles with Built-In GoPro Mount (AUGUST THANKO RODEO PART 1 OF 3)
Getting your HD-POV on underwater is no easy task - particularly at this price point. Now, thanks to Thanko, with a simple set of goggles molded to accommodate a removable GoPro mount (or your favorite FauxPro), all it takes is a quick push of the record button, a body of water to jump into, and something worth recording.

Yoriko Takahashi - July 21, 2015

Thanko invented a cat hand-shaped selfie stick for those who love the paw feeling. It's now available for ¥3,480. Pair it with a smartphone via Bluetooth connection, and it's ready to be used. By pressing the paw part, you can release the shutter of the smartphone camera.
Thanko has released an electronic insect bite healer for ¥2,480. It relieves your skin's itchiness and irritation without medical skin cream. It might be magical but so far we're unable to confirm, but whatever - ALL HAIL THANKO!
Selfie Stick Killer: Clip-On Wide-Angle Fisheye Lens for Smartphones
The simple clip doubles your average smartphone’s field of view from 70 degrees to 140, pretty much eliminates the need for increasingly frowned-upon and/or outright banned selfie sticks, dials in some great macro shots, and does it all for well under $20.
The Foldable Samurai Umbrella is not Your Father's Samurai Umbrella
Thanko released two dorky sword-looking umbrellas. One's for getting your foldable ninja on, the other is probably much more at home in an episode of Game of Thrones - just in time for the J-rainy season!
Fingerprint ID Padlock: Go Ahead and Lose Your Keys!
Japan is a screamingly safe place, but things do of course get stolen. Until now, that has meant using combination or key padlocks of some sort - both of which function on a fundamentally forgettable opening mechanism. Now your digit of choice is the key, and the pattern of your parts the combination.
Thanko's Bracelet Lightning Cable Does Not Come in Dude Colors
Until the nerds figure out a reasonable way for us to not need cables for charging stuff, a fashionable bracelet that doubles as a Lightning cable is at least a viable alternative. As long as you can live with tertiary pastel colors, dude.
APRIL THANKO RODEO PART 3 OF 3: Two Extra Arms to Hold Your Gear
The arm rack can be mounted on any desk or hard surface (bed frames, kitchen/coffee tables, etc.), and the arms are fully articulable in basically all degrees of freedom. The smartphone clamp can accommodate all but the largest smartphones, and the tablet rack can fit almost any-size device in landscape orientation.

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