Fashion

Thanko has released electrothermal heated gloves to eliminate the chill of hands during outdoor activities on cold winter days.

They are powered by a 9V battery and get warm quickly in about 30 seconds. There is an On/Off button so that you can turn it off when not needed and save power.

Editor - October 14, 2014

Green House is going to release a camera strap bag called "INSTRAP" for 2,500 yen in late October.

INSTRAP is a shoulder strap for a DSLR or mirrorless camera, which comes with a pouch to store camera accessories such as a lens cap and memory card.

There are 2 sizes available.

S-size

  • Width of strap: 35mm
  • Length of strap: 500-750mm
  • Size: W80×D40×H200mm
  • Weight: 80g


L-size

audio-technica is going to release new headphones with fluffy earmuffs - ATH-FW55 - on October 17. The item is limited in quantity.

ATH-FW55 is designed for girls. Since the earmuffs are big, they make the user's face smaller, which Japanese girls consider attractive and care a lot about.

It could be a nice present for your music-loving girlfriend?

Japan Expo Paris - Part 4: Cosplay & Fashion (VIDEO) - AkihabaraNews.com

The following is the latest entry in our French correspondent Jeremy Touitou's Japan Expo Paris 15 video series.

Toy company Takara Tomy is going to release a digital camera aimed at elementary school girls - Decora Palette - on August 7.

Editor - July 11, 2014

Burger Crocs?
Crocs
is going to start selling the burger-like Crocband Hamburger Clog for 4,900 yen on July 15 in Japan. It will be sold exclusively at their online store.

Crocband Hamburger Clog is made based on Crocs's classic "Crocband" model, and has the design of a burger over the entire edge of the sandal.

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Squee! the System
Mainstream Japanese society is boring. One could argue that mainstream society globally is never exciting, but the homogenous nature and stubborn adherence to routines and social hierarchies make this island nation particularly dull.

Yoriko Takahashi - June 26, 2014

Etiquette of a Real Gentleman

Thanko's new pocket-sized portable USB Handy Iron is a product for someone who want to keep himself look neat all the time.

When you get bothered by wrinkles in your shirts or when you want to put a crease in your trousers, for example before an important meeting, the USB Handy Iron allows you to iron them anytime anywhere you want to.

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