5 Unique Japanese Products You Need to Have to Surprise Friends

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Japan is famous for its gadgets and technology. Every few months we select best-value Japanese products available right now. Check out our top 25 products that make your life more easier, interesting and relaxed.

1 Fes Watch


Introducing FES

It looks simple, but there is more to it.

FES Watch is crafted from exposed e-paper making it a first-of-its-kind timepiece. The brainchild of a group of forward-looking, e-paper engineers at Sony, its design foretells of the potential of e-paper in accessories.

A first-of-its-kind e-paper watch.

Exposed e-paper on the watch face and strap purposefully eschews conventional aesthetic.FES Watch sports a deceivingly simple composition with invisible closure to bring a refreshing effortlessness to complex technology, and perfects the single-function wrist watch.

Simple & Smart

Simple and smart are no longer mutually exclusive in a timepiece that fuses a simple watch with incredibly smart e-paper. It’s all the latest tech, without the fuss. That’s right, no apps, no alerts, and no charging.

One smart feature for more looks.

Everyday is a new day, and now you have a watch that can keep up with your ever-changing style. Flexible and low maintenance, FES Watch works with any look.

Toggle between 24 watch and strap designs instantly with the push of a button. Sport the first watch to perfect an all e-paper display.

Inspired to create a lifestyle of greater freedom through fashion, Fashion Entertainments (FES) is a startup incubated by Sony’s Seed Acceleration Program. FES Watch was crowdfunded in Japan and launched in 2015 at the Museums of Modern Art (MoMA) in Tokyo and New York City. FES Watch is manufactured by Sony in Japan.

Watch Information
Brand, Seller, or Collection Name Fashion Entertainments
Model number FES-WM1
Part Number FES-WM1
Item Shape Round
Display Type Analog and digital
Clasp Deployment-buckle
Case material Plastic
Case diameter 4.60 centimeters
Case Thickness 7.50
Band Material Polyurethane
Band length Unisex
Band width 26 millimeters
Band Color Black
Dial color Black
Special features Design Change (24 pre-installed designs for watch face and band), Gesture Control (Watch Action)
Item weight 1.44 Ounces
Movement Japanese quartz


2 Tsunago

Keep pencil stumps, attach and re-use,putting them.

With a little ingenuity, you can make good use of“unusable” pencil stumps. Happiness comes from small things!Prolong product life and reduce waste. Let’s start with pencils. You will feel more connected to things around you.



You need to learn the knack to make good use of the boring function of TSUNAGO. It might be somewhat difficult for small children or those who have a weak grip to handle it well.

It might take time to make full use of TSUNAGO, but please enjoy this unique type of woodwork with this eco-friendly tool.

3 MaBeee

  • Control your AA-battery-powered device from your smartphone
  • Connection to MaBeee Control App and MaBeee Racing App (for iOS)
  • Translate various kinds of input to your smartphone such as voice, shake, tilt, etc. into the voltage level
  • Compatible with various devices operated by less than four AA batteries
  • Require only one MaBeee per device

4. Kokuyo Harinacs

With this Item, You Can Staple Pieces of Paper Without Making Any Holes on Paper.

5. Pentel AnkiSnap

Mark, circle or draw a box around parts of text you want to focus on, then scan these with your camera. The data will be transferred to your phone, giving you access to hand-drawn notes anywhere. Developed by stationery maker Pentel, the AnkiSnap demonstrates that the gap between analogue and digital can indeed be bridged.

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