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Tokyo designer Shunsuke Umiyama has created AC Adapter Midori, a mobile phone charger that looks like a vine.
As the site says, if you’re looking for a super cool watch, then you’ve just found the only place to buy one. At least the only place online in Engrish. Indeed, most of the watches at Tokyo Flash are super cool, though some of the watches, like the JLr7, are a little heavier on form than function. There are 12 lights for the hour, 3 for “quarter past”, “half past” & “quarter to” and 14 lights for the times in between. There are also 3 other lights which show the seconds ticking by. Yeah not that easy to tell the time at glance.
Mmm beer–dogs love it and now the Japanese company Petcomyu is finally giving dogs what they want. Happy Lager, is a beer designed for dogs that is non-alcoholic and flavored with beef extract. Looks like they love it. It’s almost as funny as Sangaria’s beer for kids. Personally, I like the looks of the stout this one kid is drinking. It could be fake beer, I don’t know. Watch more here. Kampai!
Texas-based photographer Misty Keasler has plumbed the depths of some of the more fascinating rooms in Japan love hotels and published some great photos in her book Love Hotels: The Hidden Fantasy Rooms of Japan, from Chronicle Books. You can take a look at some of the photos in this interview with Keasler. And check out her site where she has some great photos of Chinese Amusement parks, Guatamalan dumps, orphans, and her East Texas roots.
Here’s a nice video explaining how to apologize in Japan. Let’s all put our hearts into expressing remorse!