Daiso

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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We made our gummies glow with a popular Japanese vitamin drink 【SoraKitchen】

A cool science experiment that’s also delicious.

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Don’t throw out leftover rice! Testing to find the best rice freezing/microwaving container

A three-way showdown between a Japanese housewares brand, an international icon, and the king of 100 yen shops.

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Our wacko boss tries making his own baseball practice equipment using only 100-yen shop products

And one hapless colleague was dragged into helping. 

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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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Our reporter buys a tiny kiddie pool from Daiso, has entirely too much fun with it

Look, it’s really hot out, okay?

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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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Daiso’s 100-yen ramen egg makers even better in smaller sizes

Our resident eggman’s dream comes true, kookookachoo.

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Oshi stick for taking photos of photos of your favorite celebs and characters, selling at Daiso

Works great for dolls, figures, and models too.

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Seiji cosplays as the hot new mascot Myaku-Myaku using only 100-yen products

Never has a man worn panties, wrapping paper, and balloons so well.

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Is Daiso’s 500-yen grilling plate good enough for at-home yakiniku dinners? We find out!

Maybe you don’t need to spend big money to eat yakiniku at home. Or maybe you do…

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Daiso’s Standard Products store — what’s worth buying and what’s not? Our expert weighs in

Standard Products promises items that are “slightly better” than 100 yen store Daiso, but does that apply to all goods in store?

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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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