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Fuji Film – Special “Kiki & Lala” and “Rilakkuma” models will be added to the instant camera “Cheki” series

Fuji Film’s instant camera “Cheki” series will add new Kawaii models on July 19: “Kiki & Lala” and “Rilakkuma”. Cheki is an instant camera that you can print out the picture on a business c[...]
Fuji Film – Special “Kiki & Lala” and “Rilakkuma” models will be added to the instant camera “Cheki” series
Fuji Film – Special “Kiki & Lala” and “Rilakkuma” models will be added to the instant camera “Cheki” seriesFuji Film – Special “Kiki & Lala” and “Rilakkuma” models will be added to the instant camera “Cheki” seriesFuji Film – Special “Kiki & Lala” and “Rilakkuma” models will be added to the instant camera “Cheki” seriesFuji Film – Special “Kiki & Lala” and “Rilakkuma” models will be added to the instant camera “Cheki” series

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The 5th annual AKB48 “General Election” ended with a huge surprise – Rino Sashihara shot to the #1 ranking among more than 300 girls in the idol group

On June 8, 2013, the “AKB48 General Election” took place in Nissan Stadium in Yokohama, Japan. This was the 5th year of the election and was broadcast live for 4 hours on national TV. For the top 16 ranked girls, there is a[...]
The 5th annual AKB48 “General Election” ended with a huge surprise – Rino Sashihara shot to the #1 ranking among more than 300 girls in the idol group
The 5th annual AKB48 “General Election” ended with a huge surprise – Rino Sashihara shot to the #1 ranking among more than 300 girls in the idol groupThe 5th annual AKB48 “General Election” ended with a huge surprise – Rino Sashihara shot to the #1 ranking among more than 300 girls in the idol groupThe 5th annual AKB48 “General Election” ended with a huge surprise – Rino Sashihara shot to the #1 ranking among more than 300 girls in the idol groupThe 5th annual AKB48 “General Election” ended with a huge surprise – Rino Sashihara shot to the #1 ranking among more than 300 girls in the idol groupThe 5th annual AKB48 “General Election” ended with a huge surprise – Rino Sashihara shot to the #1 ranking among more than 300 girls in the idol group

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Just in: Swarovski Hello Kitty rainbow ring

For all the Hello Kitty fans out there, a new collaboration with Swarovski has been set in stone. Unlike plenty of knockoff jewelry this rainbow set silver ring is an officially endorsed Hello Kitty product. Definitely a collectors ite[...]
Just in: Swarovski Hello Kitty rainbow ring
Just in: Swarovski Hello Kitty rainbow ring

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K-on! movie turns out to be popular, flooding theatres.

It has been only a week ago since the K-on! (Keion) movie hit the Japanese theatres, and it has been a successful one. Although we did not recieve the exact numbers for the complete week, we can share the ranking numbers of last week w[...]
K-on! movie turns out to be popular, flooding theatres.

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House of Hello Kitty introduces the launch of Swarovski’s first Hello Kitty Collection

We’ve seen Swarovski precious crystal in pretty much everything, and it was just a question of time that both Hello Kitty and Swarovski would officially met and gave birth to the company first Hello Kitty collection. To mark such miles[...]
House of Hello Kitty introduces the launch of Swarovski’s first Hello Kitty Collection
House of Hello Kitty introduces the launch of Swarovski’s first Hello Kitty CollectionHouse of Hello Kitty introduces the launch of Swarovski’s first Hello Kitty CollectionHouse of Hello Kitty introduces the launch of Swarovski’s first Hello Kitty CollectionHouse of Hello Kitty introduces the launch of Swarovski’s first Hello Kitty CollectionHouse of Hello Kitty introduces the launch of Swarovski’s first Hello Kitty Collection

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I love Pikachu line-up, the 2011 yellow fur generation

Banpresto recently announced a new line of Pikachu related products under the motto “I love Pikachu”. The world famous yellow furry electric guinea pig from Pokemon is back in these 2 new products launched in their Pokemon ‘Best Wishes[...]
I love Pikachu line-up, the 2011 yellow fur generation
I love Pikachu line-up, the 2011 yellow fur generation

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[International Toy Show] Hello Kitty Helmet is every Hells Angel dream come true

Question. Why Hells Angel doesn’t wear helmets? Answer. Coz they never succeed to find the one and only one they were looking for, a true Sanrio and Official Hello Kitty Helmet. Now go and grab your Harley and drive safely with this ul[...]
[International Toy Show] Hello Kitty Helmet is every Hells Angel dream come true
[International Toy Show] Hello Kitty Helmet is every Hells Angel dream come true[International Toy Show] Hello Kitty Helmet is every Hells Angel dream come true[International Toy Show] Hello Kitty Helmet is every Hells Angel dream come true

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AKB48′s new single dominates Oricon’s sales chart

And yes the girls did it again, only better!  With the release of their latest single “Everyday, Kachusha” (translated: Everyday headband) they set a new standard for J-pop artists. Everyday, Kaschusha was released on May 2[...]
AKB48′s new single dominates Oricon’s sales chart

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Hatsune Miku aids in Japanese support relief

Just announced by Mikatan’s blog, Good Smile company will be producing a nendoroid edition (cute-ified mini PVC figurines) of the famous Japanese vocaloid Hatsune Miku. After the earthquake hit Eastern Japan a couple of weeks ago[...]
Hatsune Miku aids in Japanese support relief
Hatsune Miku aids in Japanese support reliefHatsune Miku aids in Japanese support reliefHatsune Miku aids in Japanese support reliefHatsune Miku aids in Japanese support reliefHatsune Miku aids in Japanese support relief

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Don’t eat this cake, it’s my phone!

In Japan girls traditionally offer chocolates to the guys they like on Valentine’s day (or to their bosses, colleagues, classmates as “giri-choco”, a mix of charity and social obligation you’ll never witness out[...]
Don’t eat this cake, it’s my phone!
Don’t eat this cake, it’s my phone!Don’t eat this cake, it’s my phone!Don’t eat this cake, it’s my phone!

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Thanko’s Heated Cat Slippers

Thanko has introduced new slippers adorned with two cats with bells that are always looking up at you with those adorable eyes. Sure to catch people’s attention. These slippers also have USB-powered carbon fiber heater liner to k[...]
Thanko’s Heated Cat Slippers
Thanko’s Heated Cat SlippersThanko’s Heated Cat SlippersThanko’s Heated Cat SlippersThanko’s Heated Cat SlippersThanko’s Heated Cat Slippers

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Swarovski crystal iPhone 4 case featuring Softbank’s “father Shirato”

The Shiratos are a family invented by Softbank Japan to promote their products. It is not your typical family. The mother and sister are Japanese ladies, the brother is a black guy and the father is a cute white dog (perhaps an America[...]
Swarovski crystal iPhone 4 case featuring Softbank’s “father Shirato”
Swarovski crystal iPhone 4 case featuring Softbank’s “father Shirato”Swarovski crystal iPhone 4 case featuring Softbank’s “father Shirato”Swarovski crystal iPhone 4 case featuring Softbank’s “father Shirato”

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Pentax “Korejanairobo” K-r will be commercialized

A few month ago we covered the release of the Pentax K-r series colorful design, where a unique Korejanairobo edition was unveiled, for artistic purposes only. Abiding to popular demand, Pentax unveiled in a press conference today the [...]
Pentax “Korejanairobo” K-r will be commercialized
Pentax “Korejanairobo” K-r will be commercializedPentax “Korejanairobo” K-r will be commercializedPentax “Korejanairobo” K-r will be commercialized

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Elecom’s ultra-cute digital frame

Elecom has released another too-cute-to-be-true product, a rhinestone-decorated digital frame that the brand touts as being perfect for a wedding gift (Personally, I think I’d bite off someone’s hand if I got this at my wed[...]
Elecom’s ultra-cute digital frame
Elecom’s ultra-cute digital frameElecom’s ultra-cute digital frameElecom’s ultra-cute digital frameElecom’s ultra-cute digital frameElecom’s ultra-cute digital frame

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Dress up your Galaxy S with Elecom’s new sparkly case

Elecom has announced a brand new protective case for women (or guys, who knows) who want to dress up their Galaxy S in cute pastel colors and sparkling rhinestones: the MPSC-GS10PVG. The lightweight polycarbonate shell covers are encru[...]
Dress up your Galaxy S with Elecom’s new sparkly case
Dress up your Galaxy S with Elecom’s new sparkly caseDress up your Galaxy S with Elecom’s new sparkly caseDress up your Galaxy S with Elecom’s new sparkly caseDress up your Galaxy S with Elecom’s new sparkly caseDress up your Galaxy S with Elecom’s new sparkly case

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A very Disney Christmas at Sony Japan!

Sony Japan has announced the release of “Christmas gift boxes” of special Sony Disney products: the S-Frame Disney and Walkman S-Series Disney. The digital photo frame S-Frame DPF-E710 will be all dressed up for Christmas w[...]
A very Disney Christmas at Sony Japan!
A very Disney Christmas at Sony Japan!A very Disney Christmas at Sony Japan!A very Disney Christmas at Sony Japan!A very Disney Christmas at Sony Japan!

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GUNDAM is back, in USB form

Well, it’s a very Gundam day here at Akihabara News. Welcome back the Gundam USB key. This 4GB drive produced by Buffalo will be available at the beginning of next month here in Japan. You can get yours online at geekstuff4u.com for only ¥3,500.
GUNDAM is back, in USB form
GUNDAM is back, in USB formGUNDAM is back, in USB formGUNDAM is back, in USB formGUNDAM is back, in USB formGUNDAM is back, in USB form

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Tomy’s adorable singing mushroom bird

Tomy has just released a new (and very cute) toy, the Kinopuyo: it’s a dancing, singing mushroom/bird. Now that might sounds a tad strange at first, but it’s actually quite adorable. Using sensors to detect vibrations, it&#[...]
Tomy’s adorable singing mushroom bird
Tomy’s adorable singing mushroom birdTomy’s adorable singing mushroom bird

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The e-money wristband

Hashy Top-In, a Japanese company, has invented the perfect jogging companion: the E-money Band, a colorful silicon wristband that doubles as electronic money. It’s compatible with the Edy system, available in 5 colors  (black, wh[...]
The e-money wristband
The e-money wristbandThe e-money wristband

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Being cute and having great technology has never been this easy

Accessorizing is key to being fashionable, but sometimes it tough to pick just the right pieces, especially when your tech-gear is getting in the way. If you are into looking cute and rocking your tunes at the same time, then the Thank[...]
Being cute and having great technology has never been this easy
Being cute and having great technology has never been this easyBeing cute and having great technology has never been this easyBeing cute and having great technology has never been this easyBeing cute and having great technology has never been this easy

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Sanyo’s “eneloop” goes glittery for 5th anniversary

To celebrate the 5th anniversary of its AA and AAA-size “eneloop” rechargeable battery packs, Sanyo has announced the release of a 8-color glitter limited edition. It’ll be available on November 14th in Japan in 8 colors: purple,[...]
Sanyo’s “eneloop” goes glittery for 5th anniversary
Sanyo’s “eneloop” goes glittery for 5th anniversarySanyo’s “eneloop” goes glittery for 5th anniversary

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Dressed up Dancing Hello Kitty Speaker set to hit shelves next month

Hello Kitty has been seen getting jiggy as a speaker in various forms, but this time the party girl is dressed to the nines in a sparkly black dress and ribbon, and she is wearing a pearl necklace. This speaker is available from mid-No[...]
Dressed up Dancing Hello Kitty Speaker set to hit shelves next month
Dressed up Dancing Hello Kitty Speaker set to hit shelves next monthDressed up Dancing Hello Kitty Speaker set to hit shelves next month

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