Japan’s Shitsuren Box — which translates as Break Up Box — aims to soothe recipients’ broken hearts while also supporting pregnant women in developing countries.
Currently seeking funding on Kickstarter, Japan’s Moff is a smart bracelet that lets kids use any object as a toy in a number of imagination-based smartphone games.
NeutralBOX comes with an app that lets users keep a visual inventory or scan boxes to easily see what’s in them.
The Soradofarm scheme is placing allotments on top of train stations, to allow commuters to more seamlessly fit growing their own vegetables into their busy lifestyles.
The ARA fashion label in Japan has developed the Subway Map Tie, which discreetly hides a plan of the Tokyo metro system on its inside.
Japan-based glasses manufacturer Masunaga has developed a pair of spectacles that fog up at regular intervals to encourage computer users to blink.
Hanno City Library in Japan is integrating its collection with digital tech, using NFCs to help visitors more easily browse the contents of each shelf.
Inspiring a sense of wonder in kids that can’t globetrot themselves, Unagi Travel sends their toys on adventures and posts Facebook photos from their holiday.
A number of Japanese airports are using baggage carousel art to entertain those waiting for their suitcases.
Osaka-based Yamamoto Corporation has created an underwear and swimsuit set that is made of fabric that can block out the harmful effects of radiation.