Takara Tomy unveiled an aquarium-themed toy called "Oekaki Suiso Picturium." It enables you to make your hand-drawn fish swim freely in a watertank-looking unit. The kids are going to dig this in a serious way.
Takara Tomy Arts is going to release an interesting pudding maker called Mawashite Mawashite Marugoto Purin (meaning "Rotate Rotate Whole Pudding" in Japanese) on September 25. With it, you can make an egg turn into pudding inside without cracking the egg shell.
I think that most AkihabaraNews readers are probably not into decorating their nails, however, you might find Lumi Deco Nail to be quite interesting.
Lumi Deco Nail is a set of nail stickers that easily and temporarily make your nails look like they have manicures with pretty designs. Yet, it's different than regular nail stickers. It has LED built-in and emits light when it detects an NFC wave coming from Android devices, mobile wallet functions, digital cash IC cards like PASMO and Suica, etc.
Takara Tomy Arts is going to release a Natto mixing machine Rosanjin Natto Bachi on February 6.
Natto - fermented soy beans - is a favorite among Japanese. We usually eat it with rice for breakfast. It's smelly and slimy so most likely people will want to avoid eating it if they have never tried to before. However, if you are adventurous and get hooked on its mysterious flavor and texture, Natto will be irresistible for you.