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This futon blanket with built-in fans will save your life this Japanese summer

Say “no more” to waking up in the middle of the night drenched in sweat.

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Japan’s one-person instant ramen pot may be the one and only cooking gadget we need

Clever invention is designed for both cooking and eating, but not sharing.

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Thanko lucky bag gives us gadgets we didn’t even know we needed

One of the weirdest fukubukuro purchases we made this year.

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Japan’s new Pie Maker kitchen gadget uses instant soup, curry packs to take you to pie paradise

And two slots mean you can make a dessert pie at the same time.

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Can Japan’s one-person granite plate cooker take you to solo stone steak paradise? Let’s find out

Our favorite Japanese cooking gadget maker promises a premium steak dinner for one with no fuss.

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The Kotanpo is coming to save Japan from the cold this winter【Photos】

Designers’ goal was to make a wearable mobile kotatsu.

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Are you brave enough to wear Thanko’s new Folding Umbrella Sometimes Poncho?

When staying dry is more important than the way you look.

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An umbrella to keep your backpack dry is just the thing we need this rainy season

No more wet backs and soggy backpacks with this umbrella!

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The dream of playing smartphone games on packed Tokyo commuter trains comes true thanks to Thanko

Hands-free-holder lets gamers keep gaming even when space is at a premium.

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Japanese company’s drink-at-home “Secret Base” tent is our new must-have interior item

For when you want to make your personal space your drinking space.

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A Japanese hot pot with an elevator inside is just what we need to make it through winter【Video】

A clever solution to one of the biggest hassles of eating hot pot.

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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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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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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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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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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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Japanese cushion promises to turn video gamers into prisoners, make them happy about it【Photos】

Making handheld gaming captivatingly comfy.

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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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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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Automatic cup noodle maker developed, makes instant ramen in an instant

Finally, a tool for those who cannot even boil water properly

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