Tag Archives: Tokyu Hands

VacuLiftRoller January 18

The Octopus Treatment…For Your Face

If you’re a little short on live octopus tentacles the next time you need a beauty treatment, Tokyu Hands will happily sell you this pink plastic Vacu & Lift Roller. I’m not sure what lasting beautification this device is supposed to deliver, but if I ever see someone walking down the streets of Shibuya looking like they just face-wrestled a […]

Lights your smokes and shocks would-be assailants too! (Seen at Don Kihote in Shinjuku) December 11

Ten Best Stocking Stuffers From Japan!

10. SUSHI SOCKS 9. DIY CROSS STITCH PHONE CASE 8. ANIMAL SKELETONS 7. DEVIL WAX 6. EYELID EXERCISER 5. EMOJI EYE MASK 4. DEODORANT CANDY 3. NINJA SNACK PICKS 2. THE STATUE OF TOO MUCH LIBERTY 1. PIGGY ZAPPER If you’d actually like to stuff your loved ones’ stocking with these weird items, White Rabbit Express can shop & ship from […]

"What do you mean, you don't want to sit in shiny alien elf Santa's lap?" December 03

More Christmas Hats From Hell

  From the Tokyu Hands buyers who brought you the original Christmas Hats From Hell, behold the latest ways to say “Ho ho ho, suckers!” Available at Tokyu Hands in Shibuya, of course! If you’d like to visit a Tokyu Hands store the next time you’re in Tokyo, directions & maps are on my website, The Tokyo Guide I Wish I’d Had. Jonelle […]

1BearMoldFeat1 December 02

Top Ten Only In Japan Holiday Gifts 2014!

10. What do you give the person who has everything? They’ve already got a one-shot coffee maker. And a one-shot tea machine. But I bet they don’t have a ONE-SHOT MISO SOUP MAKER! 9. Landing a blow for equal opportunity character pillows, the otaku girls on your list will love sleeping with the SINGING PRINCE DREAM CUSHION! 8. […]

See that fluffy-looking little ball to the right of the Hedgehog Palace? This is what your new pet will look like during daylight hours. November 19

Wonder If They’ll All Be Named ‘Sonic’?

The newest pet craze to hit Tokyo: hedgehogs. For full enjoyment of your new pet, it would be best to adopt a schedule that includes all-night video gaming, as they are primarily nocturnal and will Assume The Position (shown above) for most of the day. Also, although they look cuddly, that fluffy-looking fur is actually spines. Just sayin’. The […]

EyedropHelper July 31

Mother’s Little Eyedrop Helper

Ewww! Eyedrops! Get those things away from me no no no no no no you’re not putting something in my eye blink blink blink blink! Okay, I admit it, I’m a princessey fairy wussy when it comes to eyedrops. Which is why I thought SQUICK SQUICK SQUICK when I first saw this product at Tokyu […]

EarFloss July 06

Ear Floss

In the Solution Looking For A Problem sweepstakes, this has gotta be a contender. If your piercings are in desperate need of a roto-rootering, you can stock on up ear floss at (where else?) the Tokyu Hands in Ikebukuro. Directions & a map are on my website, The Tokyo Guide I Wish I’d Had. Jonelle Patrick is the author of […]

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