gadgets

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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Japan has an awesome one-person bento box rice cooker, and here’s what we made with ours

Essentially a portable rice cooker, this amazing gadget revolutionizes lunch in the office.

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We test the new two-in-one curry rice cooker from Japan that’s got everyone talking【Video】

Can this magical Twin Chef cooking machine deliver on taste as well as convenience? 

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Japan’s one-person bento box-sized rice cooker can give you freshly cooked rice at the office

High-speed cooking gadget is also great for those living the single life.

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Mitsubishi’s solution for stressed office workers in Japan: fake skylight video displays

Simulated sky slice might actually be better suited for a different environment, though.

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Japan goes beyond rice cookers with new curry rice cooker, the kitchen gadget we need right now

Curry and rice is always nice, so why not a single machine that lets you cook them both?

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