Bandai’s Curry Bath Powder

Bandai’s Curry Bath Powder

Have you ever had those evenings after a long day where you were just sitting in the bath tub, and had a sudden urge for some spicy curry? Yep, we all have. Well now Bandai has come to our rescue. They have created Curry Bath Powder in 4 delicious flavors:...

Read more
Wear the inflatable dress chair

Wear the inflatable dress chair

JooYoun Paek is at it again. You may remember her for the unique musical origami she designed. Well her newest creation is a self-sustainable chair… that you can wear. There are a few requirements you must agree to in order to wear this though. First you have to be able...

Read more
What do Japanese women think of their bras?

What do Japanese women think of their bras?

As a web designer, whenever I come across a very cool website design, I won’t lie, I get kinda giddy and awestruck as if I just have found the coolest shell on the beach. While browsing JapanSoc after work this evening, I came across a post on Tofugu titled “What...

Read more
DLP projector in a phone

DLP projector in a phone

When I think of DLP, I instantly think of those huge 60 Samsung TV’s that I had to sell when I was working in retail. As a matter of fact, a phone would be one of the last things I would think of. But leave it to NTT DoCoMo to...

Read more
Keepon the dancing robot

Keepon the dancing robot

You may have seen the Keepon dancing robot in Spoon’s music video. Chances are, you didn’t. Neither did I. However, the bot’s creators have decided to form a company called BeatBots and take the amusing little bot commercial. Don’t expect to see him on shelves in Best Buy or Sofmap....

Read more
Pepsi White – Yogurt flavored Pepsi

Pepsi White – Yogurt flavored Pepsi

Well, there is now a new Pepsi product out and it’s called Pepsi White. This summer we saw Pepsi Blue Hawaii that from many reports wasn’t too spectacular. Pepsi White is Suntory‘s flavor for winter 2008. The white color brings to mind snow and Christmas. Hopefully the gimmick alone will...

Read more
A karaoke toy for your livingroom

A karaoke toy for your livingroom

I was actually thinking about karaoke earlier this evening. Seems there is a karaoke place here in Jacksonville that actually is set up like karaoke places in Japan (separate, private rooms). I may have to check out Austin Karaoke next week. Stay tuned for the review. Even though karaoke is...

Read more
Japanese style cotton candy at home!

Japanese style cotton candy at home!

Here’s an interesting concept. Cotton candy machines have been around for who knows how long, but they have never been popular at home because you have to buy the specialty mix in order to make it. Well I’m here to tell you that’s so 20th century. Now-a-days you can make...

Read more
Virtual wife that will keep you in shape

Virtual wife that will keep you in shape

Now this is a service that I could actually use. While I am no where near overweight, I do want to start working out again in order to regain some mass. Japan is currently going through a metabo phase. In order to combat it, Metaboinfo.com has introduced a new services...

Read more
Mega Face Bank scares kids and adults

Mega Face Bank scares kids and adults

How do you freak out a child and cause them to live a life of never being able to save money due to a fear of piggy banks? Get this this freaky Mega Face Bank from Strapya World. This oversized face bank is not only 2 times bigger than the...

Read more
Human Slinky Is Freaky

Human Slinky Is Freaky

This has got to be one of the most trippiest things I have seen in awhile. The expression on most of the faces pretty much captures my facial expression while watching this. I still have no idea how some of the poses were done. Via Japan Probe.

Read more
The Akiba: A Manga Guide to Akihabara

The Akiba: A Manga Guide to Akihabara

Now, I have written about Akihabara many, many times here on xorsyst.com. Even though I have never been there before, I can probably name many of the stores there just by seeing the front door. You may want to check out my Google street view tour of Akihabara. So when...

Read more