All About Japan

Stand Your Phone in a Ramen Bowl

Want to really confuse your neighbor at the local ramen shop? Set one of these bowls up on the counter while you slurp and watch the double-takes ensue.

Sharp & 7-Eleven Offer Evangelion Smartphone

30,000 phones planned for production—at ¥84,240 a pop!

Transform Your iPhone into Sailor Moon

Sailor Moon Crystal iPhone cases fit the 6 and 6s. Galaxy users presumably get Queen Beryl.

Swipe Your Phone with a Happy Cat Tail

These smartphone gloves will keep your fingertips as happy as a kitty getting a chin rub.

Beautiful Film Shot Through a Drop of Water

A drop of water inside the hole of a ¥5 coin delivers a surreal and haunting iPhone film.

One Punch Man App Measures Your Punching Power

Compare the might of your fist to the ridiculously powerful Saitama.

Wooden Ukiyo-e Star Wars Phone Case

This iPhone case takes its design cue from a very special ukiyo-e woodblock print, one of only three in the world officially approved by Lucasfilm.

Sharp Launching Robot Smartphone

RoBoHoN talks, walks, gets up, dances and recognizes human faces—and it also works as a phone!

Bishounen App Lets You Bulk Up Boys with Love

A new Japanese app allows your boyfriend's muscles to grow along with your love for each other.

A Modern Twist for Lacquer

Once used for salad bowls and decorative plates, lacquerware has found a new shape to wrap its sleek exterior around—iPhones.

New GPS Satellite Tech Accurate to Centimeters

Mitsubishi Electric’s new satellite array may become the best defense against wandering blue dot disorder.

The Tech of Smartphone Iris Authentification

Fujitsu's miniature infrared LED and camera unlock your phone in roughly six-tenths of a second.

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