gadgets

At at-work, on-the-desk oden maker is exactly the office morale booster we need

Actually, we think we need one at home too.

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Japan’s one-person bento box-sized rice cooker gets double-decker version that cooks side dishes too

Because if you’ve got fresh-cooked rice right at your desk, you’re going to want something to go with it right?

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Let’s stick hot, cheap electronics near our eyes with Daiso’s heated eyelash curler!【Experiment】

Our resident 100 yen shop expert tries to become better-looking while still keeping his wallet beautifully full.

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Japan’s new carriable one-person hot pot maker is our newest cooking gadget obsession

The makers of the portable bento box rice cooker are back to help get us through the winter.

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Free yourself from noodle grime on your screen with the new Noodle Wall

It’s what we’ve all been waiting for — a way to watch our phone screen without clogging it up with noodle grease!

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Finally, a tool to save us from the pain of sitting Japanese-style【Photos】

Pattato Seiza aims to take the discomfort out of a part of Japanese etiquette that many Japanese people hate: seiza.

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Japan’s portable clothes dryer is our latest one-person must-take travel gadget【Photos】

A compact companion for when you’ve got too much stuff to hang, but not enough for a laundromat run.

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This is NOT a capsule toy here – Testing out Japan’s fully functioning mini iron【Photos】

Because what really matters isn’t how big your iron is, but what you do with it.

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New Japanese rice cooker cuts carbohydrates at the push of a button

Now you can lose weight just by eating rice. 

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What happens when you strap an electric muscle stimulator to your face? Mr. Sato finds out!【Vid】

A shocking experiment, brought to you by the chief of SoraNews24’s Department of Bad Ideas.

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Is Japan’s crazy silent karaoke gadget the solution for stay-home singing? 【Video experiment】

We test out the One-Person Karaoke Deluxe.

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A terrifying, tasty Japanese dessert you can make with just two ingredients and a sushi bazooka

Today in the SoraKitchen we’re firing off a gigantic, super easy-to-make yokan.

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Japan has a Reassuring Door Opener to soothe coronavirus fears, so let’s try it out【Photos】

A gadget to clip to your belt to help put your mind at ease.

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You can control your air conditioner with a Game Boy Color, genius inventor proves【Video】

It takes a bit of tinkering, but the handheld that was Nintendo’s cool new tech in 1998 can still keep you cool today.

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Once upon a time, Japan had sewing machines you controlled with a Nintendo Game Boy【Photos】

A forgotten piece of video game history is back in the spotlight, so is it time for Nintendo to produce a modern update?

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Grill everything indoors and all at once with this crazy Japanese yakitori skewer cooking gadget

If you’re working from your home office, isn’t is also time to start eating at your home pub?

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How to have a yakiniku BBQ at home with the UFO smokeless indoor grill

When you can’t go out to a yakiniku restaurant, you bring the yakiniku restaurant to you. 

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Six-button Switch! Japanese gadget company turns Nintendo’s console into retro arcade controller

A throwback solution to a modern problem with the Nintendo system.

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Unbox Therapy left speechless after trying Japanese toaster【Video】

“World’s most expensive toaster” from Mitsubishi uses rice cooker technology to toast bread to perfection.

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Japan’s drinkable potato chip system is here, and it made us feel like a fish【Photos】

No, not a pig, a fish.

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