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Throwback to the '80s & '90s

For those who lived through the '80s and '90s, get ready to feel nostalgic as we turn back the clock and dive into toys that were a hit in Japan and around the world during the late 20th century.

Faster than a Speeding Bullet Train

Just can't wait for the Maglev bullet train to come out? True train lovers can bring home a miniature version for their living rooms!

Moving & Speaking Hatsune Miku Nendroid

If you don't have the time or money to head to a concert featuring this popular Japanese vocaloid, you can now listen to Hatsune Miku sing and watch her dance in the comfort of your own home!

Cooking in the Kitchen with Kitty Appliances

These tiny toy kitchen appliances are purrrfect for any feline fan—just try not to bake anything using these toys!

Hello Kitty Mini Cruisers

We couldn't imagine a better Hello Kitty souvenir from Japan than these tiny cars—except maybe a life-sized one.

Anime Characters & Aircraft Get Lego-ized

The students at Tokyo University prove that Legos aren't just for kids and that the sky's the limit!

Kitties That Won't Make a Mess on Your Desk

Aching for feline companionship, but have little living space? You can now buy these cute, palm-sized organizers.

Akiu Crafts Park in Miyagi

Get a hands-on experience with nine different tradition crafts from Miyagi Prefecture.

3 Top-of-the-Line Kokeshi Dolls

Kokeshi are traditional Japanese dolls expertly carved from wood. You’ve probably seen them around Japan, and after reading this article, you may want to start your own collection!

The Power Wheels Kawasaki Ninja (Still) Rules!

Pow-Pow-Power through the cheesy music and relive this rocking retro ad from the '90s.

The Making of an Ultimate Otaku Room!

Ever wondered what it takes to build your very own otaku room? Here's a sneak peek at how photographer Richard Kanauru does it!

Learn to Play Piano With These Cuddly Cats

These cute, squishy cat toys can help you learn the eight major keys of a piano with just a tap on a feline's back!

The Dark Side Goes Old School

We can't imagine a better role for Darth Vader than that of a shogun with Stormtrooper samurai.

Samurai-Inspired Toy Cars

If the shogun were around long enough to test drive modern cars, we're pretty sure they would be rolling up to their castles in one of these bad boys.

Model Train Playground in Nakano

Big Yard is a well-known shop in Nakano that both buys and sells essentially every kind of model train.

How To Customize Your Nendoroid Figures

Check out this tutorial to find out how to maximize the fun you can have with your Nendoroids!

Buy a Giant Robot for ¥120 Million on Amazon!

Ever wanted to pilot 3.8-meter (12½-ft), 5-ton robot? Why not just buy one online!

That's No Transformer!

Hatsune Miku transforms into the lovable donkey, Rody.

Coming Tsum to Our Galaxy!

You won't need the force to gather all these Disney Tsum Tsum Star Wars plushies.

7 Weirdest Capsule Toys of 2016 (So Far!)

You won't believe some of the things you'll be able to get out of a capsule in Japan in 2016!

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