Tokyo fashion from Japan prisons

Tokyo fashion from Japan prisons

The latest fashion craze hitting Tokyo comes from an place most don’t consider very fashionable… jail. The inmates at Hakodate Juvenile Prison have produced a line of cotton aprons, bags, and pouches that are sweeping Japan. All of the designs are sold out from their prison’s official Internet store. These...

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Origami Fashion

Origami Fashion

Today, its hard to escape the influence from Japan in every facet of life. From the cartoons kids (and adults) watch on TV, to the cars many of us are driving, Japan is everywhere. Fashion designer, André Lima, has used another concept from Japan in his new Spring 2009 collection....

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Tokyoflash: Unique Japanese Watches

Tokyoflash: Unique Japanese Watches

I first heard about Tokyoflash in a podcast I listen to called Japancast. They were giving away a watch as a first place prize. Whenever they were trying to describe the watch on air to listeners, they always had a difficult time explaining the appearance. Usually Japancast just told you...

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The Hello Kitty Cocaine Ring

Who was it that said Hello Kitty was evil? Im sure some one has said it. Now they have validation! What did Guatemalan anti-narcotics police find when they seized 1.2 tones of cocaine on its way to Mexico? Hello Kitty cocaine! So not only is Sanrio planning on having Hello...

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Hiding inside a vending machine?

Hiding inside a vending machine?

The Japanese are no strangers to weird things. Tom sent me a link to an article on Cracked.com, The 13 Most Irresponsible Self Defense Gadgets Money Can Buy.” Sure enough, Japan made the list at number 12. Even though street crime in Japan is almost non-existent, Aya Tsukioka has taken...

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