100-yen stores

Daiso DIY dessert! 100 yen store’s super-easy mochi sweets kit is our new hero

When it’s this easy and this affordable, there’s really never a reason to not be eating warabi mochi.

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A fun and cheap souvenir for kids: 100-yen shop play money featuring Japan’s brand-new yen bills!

The new play money is also a great tool for grown-ups to practice using Japanese money.

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Daiso debuts new closing-time song designed to be easy for foreigners to understand【Video】

Previous music, which overlaps with a well-known song in the west, deemed not understandable by many foreign shoppers.

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Daiso to change Japanese closing-time music because foreign tourists aren’t taking the hint

This looks like a job for Semisonic!

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Better than Apple EarPods? Our 100 yen shop earphone showdown finds a true champion

Testing the highest-quality earphones from Daiso and the rest of Japan’s lowest-priced stores.

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Can you make a proper ehomaki lucky sushi roll with Daiso equipment?

We hit up Japan’s favorite 100 yen shop to see if we can be lucky on a budget.

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How to make a super simple, super cheap, no-floorspace Christmas tree with stuff from Daiso

The 100-yen shop chain comes to the holiday rescue.

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Are 100-yen shop Daiso’s gel nail polish strips a good dupe for salon quality nails? Let’s find out

How cheap is too cheap when it comes to nail art? 

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Shedding some light on the crazy bright flashlights advertised on Twitter

These lights promise to kill darkness with extreme prejudice.

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Daiso opens massive new 25,392-square foot Tokyo flagship store with its two sub-brands included

Daiso, Standard Products, and Threeppy, all together in Ikebukuro.

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Daiso creates its own collectible trading card game, and yes, the packs are just 100 yen【Video】

Amazingly inexpensive starter set works out to just 2 yen per card.

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Daiso releases shoulder bag series for every prefecture in Japan with surprising trivia facts

Cute designs teach us which prefecture of Japan grows the most bonsai trees and which has the most Shinto shrines.

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Can Daiso’s mini washing machine wash your jocks and socks?

Testing out Japan’s famous 100-yen store item with something other than makeup sponges.  

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Joining the battalions of the undead on a budget.

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Daiso vs. Seria: Which sells the better egg white whipper? We find out【SoraKitchen】

Two major 100-yen stores go head-to-head in a thrilling time-attack race!

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We test out Daiso’s “High-Quality Stereo Earphones” and find a pair that actually impressed us

Can 300 yen (US$2.26) headphones actually have enough difference in sound quality to be distinguished?

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How does the 100-yen “Scoon” match up against the celebrated 2,000-yen Sugakiya Ramen Fork?

High-performance spork action.

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Tokyo’s beautiful new hot-selling fruit sandwich cubes…are from a 300 yen store?!?【Taste test】

3 Coins’ gorgeous desserts have six sides.

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Can you buy everything you need for an overnight camping trip at Daiso? Part 2!【Photos】

He made it through the afternoon, but what will happen to our Daiso adventurer once night falls?

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Can you buy everything you need for an overnight camping trip at Daiso? Let’s find out!【Photos】

Part 1 of our experiment to see if Daiso is truly the only store anyone ever need to shop at.

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