It’s time for Only In Japan’s yearly holiday gift round-up, and it looks like 2015 is holding its own! I can pretty much guarantee you’ll be the only one to bestow one of these awesome gifts … Continue Reading 2015 Top Ten Crazy Gifts From Japan!
Now your bag doesn’t have to travel naked anymore, thanks to these fashionable luggage togs I saw recently at Shibuya Loft! Made of stretchy knits that zip up snugly around … Continue Reading What The Well-Dressed Suitcase Is Wearing This Season
I laughed when I saw that there was a special tool you could plunge into a tub of miso, twirl it around to get exactly one bowl’s worth of fermented … Continue Reading The Miso Muddler And Other Obscure Kitchen Tools
Only in Japan would a guy bent on coming up with a new brewskie start by requesting sixteen seeds of a nearly annihilated strain of barley from the Department of … Continue Reading From Sixteen Nearly-Extinct Barley Seeds…
Congratulating yourself that your spanking new nail art will definitely make it impossible for you to be selected to wash dishes or chop vegetables, you whip out your smartphone to … Continue Reading Tools For The Fingernail Challenged
SHA-KINNNN! Take that, filet o’mignon! Mika Tsutai’s manga design plates take cafeteria battles to a whole new level. Designed so the food becomes the hero in every frame, every meal … Continue Reading Food Fight!
This time of year, I don’t have to check the weather report to find out if I might need an umbrella, because the answer is always at least 40% yes. … Continue Reading Umbrella Vacuum