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10 Strange Things That the Japanese People Invented!

Japan can be a strange place sometimes. In any country you visit, you are going to find products that seem odd but Japan seems to have a lot more of these than you can find anywhere else. So here is a list of some of the strangest items that you can only find in Japan!…

Defend Your Tatami Territory in Japan’s Pillow Fight Tournament!

Ready, set… throw your pillows! If you think you’ve already seen and heard the most bizarre stuff Japan has to offer, then wait until you witness this full-on battle on tatami mats – the great pillow fight. View this post on Instagram 枕投げ大会肉10キロ逃したから焼肉 #さつま町青年団 #枕投げ大会 外囿 雄大さん(@yu___dai1214)がシェアした投稿 – 2018年10月月28日午前4時43分PDT It’s nothing new, actually. Most of…

Has the Dakimakura (Hugging Pillow) Obsession Gone Too Far?

Dakimakura (or literally a hugging pillow) is a type of a long pillow in Japan. Some people enjoy hugging teddy bears while others prefer hugging pillows to sleep. One of the popular types of dakimakura are “love pillows” where the life-sized versions of anime characters or celebrities are printed on the pillow cases. It may…

Bizarre Japanese Inventions: The Lap Pillow

Japan is a place where anything seems to be possible and when it comes to amusement, it normally exceeds everyone`s expectations. There are some companies which are producing so-called ‘Lap Pillows’ for loners and insomniacs in Japan.   The Invention The first company which developed this lap pillow is ‘Trane Corporation (not the AC manufacturer)’…