This year is the 30th anniversary of the release in Japan of internationally loved ice cream brand, Häagen-Dazs.
To celebrate it, today they released 2 new seasonal flavors - 30th Anniversary Sakura (Sakura means cherry blossom in Japanese) and 30th Anniversary Rose. These 2 flavors are Häagen-Dazs's first flower-flavored ice creams.
Powdered cherry blossom petals, cherry sauce and salt are mixed in the softly-pink-colored Sakura flavored ice cream. It also has Sakura flavored sauce topping.
Links International, Japanese computer peripherals distributer, will release a gaming keyboard CORSAIR Gaming Keyboards Vengeance K65 Compact JP produced by the American computer peripherals production company, Corsair. It will be available for about ¥12,000 on February 8.
It features Cherry MX Red switches built-in, has a full-sized keyboard layout, with big keys, but it is shorter and more compact by not having a ten-key number input.
Casio America has announced the release of a new sports watch that utilizes Bluetooth v4.0 and enables wearers to access personal fitness data from mobile apps, operate a music player on a smartphone, etc.
Casio will display the watch at CES (the International Consumer Electronics Show) in Las Vegas, January 7-10.
Calbee and Kentucky Fried Chicken collaborated to make a new type of potato chips that will be out on January 6.
The flavor is Colonel Crispy, which is based on KFC's "Colonel Crispy" boneless crispy fried chicken. The chips have stronger garlic and soy sauce taste added on. Sounds like a seriously delicious taste!
Woohoo! My true love can save the partridge and give me 12 free apps for Christmas!
Apple started offering a free app called iTunes 12 Days Present. With the application, you can download free items including iPhone apps, books, movies, and songs through iTunes for 12 days starting December 26.
The high-end model of iRobot's cleaning robot "Roomba 780" will be available in 5 limited edition colors ONLY in Japan, starting October 28. It will be sold only on the official website and they are currently accepting advance orders.
Color variations are Champagne Gold, Cardinal Red, Passion Pink, Turquoise Blue, and Lavender. 100 units are available for each color.