Aquarium Toys From Japan

Aquarium Toys From Japan

Growing up, my mom hated any sort of pet with hair or fur. I always wanted a puppy, but never got him. The only pet my mother could tolerate were fish. We had various fish during my childhood. Now that I am older, fish don’t excite me as they once...

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Gundam slippers are cool

Gundam slippers are cool

These gundam slippers bring back a sort of childhood excitement when you are watching tv in early December, and you see for the first time the newest, latest, new toy for the Christmas season. It’s funny how something so simple can be so cool. I know so many people that...

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Annoy digital creatures with your finger

Annoy digital creatures with your finger

Do the Japanese find it fun to stick your finger into a box and play with torment digital beings all in the name of fun? Who doesn’t?! Bandai Japan seems to think so too. They have created this toy called the Tuttuki Bako (Tuttuki Box). . How it works is...

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Bandai’s Luminodot is Lite-Brite for adults

Bandai’s Luminodot is Lite-Brite for adults

If you are anything like me, you grew up with a Lite-Brite in your house. I used to have so much fun creating pictures with those pegs of light. But as I grew older, it became less fun, and ended up in a closet somewhere. Japanese toy maker Bandai has...

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Is that a UFO? No, its a QFO.

Is that a UFO? No, its a QFO.

Unveiled at the Tokyo Toy Show 2008, Tomy’s QFO is a tiny, golf ball sized RC flying toy. It’s propelled by a motor on the bottom of the unit which makes it very nimble in the air. The QFO belongs to Tomy’s line of Q products which are all very...

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Japanese Ministry’s Child Army

Does the Japanese Ministry of Education have a secret plot to turn young Japanese children into hordes of super-hero clones that mindlessly following commands from power hungry commanders? It seems so. Japanese toy company People has partnered with the Japanese Ministry to create a new alarm clock aimed at kodomo-tachi....

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