Toyota announced the addition of a hybrid model to their Sienta minivan series, and now it's available for purchase. Toyota now makes more hybrid vehicles than all other auto companies combined - which we didn't fact check, but it sounds about right.
Ootoro (fatty tuna) flavored potato chips are now available in a limited quantity. You can taste fatty tuna by paying only ¥120 instead of a few thousand yen for a real piece of fatty tuna! "Fatty Tuna" is like the worst rap name ever.
Congratulations, Kyoto! Kyoto City is chosen as the most attractive travel destination by the Travel + Leisure readers - two years in a row! Unlike a whole lot of Japan, Kyoto's taken a lot of extra steps to get the honor.
A Japanese candy company, UHA Mikakuto, has released salt-grilled salmon flavored gummy candy. There are salmon flakes in the center of the candy - UHA Mikakuto pursue real salmon flavor fearlessly. It's probably a super fishy candy so you might want to eat it with rice. Indeed, welcome to Japan.
With King Jim's new Pitrec digital business card holder, you are able to take a photo of business cards using the built-in camera to scan the data and to digitally manage about 5,000 to 6,000 business contacts with one single device.
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!
Mr. Car/Camera Nerd stopped by the world famous Daikoku Parking Lot recently and snapped a few lovelies. If you don’t know what it means to go to the Daikoku Futo, then use your Google - and whether you do or do not, you'll like this stuff right here.
The brand-new model is called THUMS Version 5. In this version, Toyota has added to the already complex modeling software additional weak and tense muscle models that allow the user to simulate the various positions in which a human body experiences a car crash.