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  • Mugen Pop Pop: America finally gets one of these wacky Japanese gadgets

    Mugen Pop Pop: America finally gets one of these wacky Japanese gadgets

    The problem with some of the Japanese gadgets I am blogging about is that they either never become available outside Japan or can only be bought through specialized import shops. But now Bandai America decided to bring its Mugen Puchi Puchi bubble wrap bubble pop simulator to the US. Time to celebrate. The toy, which has been renamed to Mugen Pop Pop in America, features a speaker that… Read More

  • Tokyo Toy Show 2008: All award winners, first impressions, pictures

    Tokyo Toy Show 2008: All award winners, first impressions, pictures


    Today I went to Odaiba, a strangely futuristic island just off the coast of Tokyo Bay, to cover this year’s Tokyo Toy Show. The event takes place every June and is one of the biggest and most important toy exhibitions in the world. Last year’s show attracted over 110,000 visitors. The picture above shows a huge crowd watching a Power Rangers dance show. Sorry, I didn’t see… Read More