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50 Unique Japanese Products

From Eel-Flavored Sodas to Bust-Toning Hand Massagers

— August 22, 2015 — Unique
These various Japanese products are a strikingly unique mixture of the innovative, intriguing and sometimes just plain bizarre.

Never afraid to try something new, Japan's marketplace is home to vast array of items that seem almost alien to those unfamiliar with the island culture's passion for experimentation. Innovative beauty products, high tech gadgets and strangely playful fashion accessories are just some of the categories that receive a uniquely Japanese touch.

Perhaps the biggest source of culture shock to the uninitiated in Japanese products is the unusual innovations in the world of food. Although perhaps considered strange to some, those looking for an all new experience in taste can try for themselves a gulp of garlic-flavored soda, a sip of purple potato milkshake or even a bite of fish-flavored candy for an experience that is truly one of a kind.
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Romantically Formed Fruit
Romantically Formed Fruit
The Heart-Shaped Watermelon Was Engineered by Kimura Yoichi
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49
Tomato Robot Machines
Tomato Robot Machines
The Tomatan is a Bizarre Device That Feeds Athletes Tomatoes on the Go
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48
Taco-Inspired Sandwiches
Taco-Inspired Sandwiches
This New Submarine Sandwich Features Traditional Taco Toppings
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47
Garlic-Flavored Sodas
Garlic-Flavored Sodas
Takko Garlic Center's Novelty 'Jats! Taccola' is in Extremely High Demand
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46
Dessert-Designated Soy Sauces
Dessert-Designated Soy Sauces
The Soy Sauce Bottle is Intended for Use on Ice Cream and Shaved Ice
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45
Eel-Flavored Sodas
Eel-Flavored Sodas
Kimura Inryou's 'Unagi Cola' Boasts a Unique Drink Flavor
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Bizarre Sweet Seafood Chips
Bizarre Sweet Seafood Chips
The New Calbee Chips Flavor is Strawberry Chocolate Shrimp
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43
Beauty-Enhancing Beer
Beauty-Enhancing Beer
The 'Precious' Beer From Japan Boasts Skin-Improving Benefits
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42
Cherry Blossom Brews
Cherry Blossom Brews
This Japanese Beer Captures the Taste of Sakura Season
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41
Strawberry Steak Burgers
Strawberry Steak Burgers
Lotteria's Tochigi Wagyu Steak Burger is Topped with Berry Sauce
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40
Fast Food Scents
Fast Food Scents
The New Burger King Perfume Will Leave You Smelling Like a Whopper
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Herbal Citrus Sodas
Herbal Citrus Sodas
This Pepsi Product in Japan Tastes Like Refreshing Lemon and Mint
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Squid Ink Cheeseburgers
Squid Ink Cheeseburgers
This Black Burger from McDonalds Japan is to Celebrate Halloween
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37
Ant-Covered Shrimp Delicacies
Ant-Covered Shrimp Delicacies
This Japanese Shrimp Recipe Features an Insect Garnish
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36
Soy Sauce Sprays
Soy Sauce Sprays
This Soy Sauce Product Makes Flavoring Sushi Easy
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35
Green Tea Beer
Green Tea Beer
Japan's Green Tea Restaurant 1899 Ochanomizu Serves Matcha Green Beer
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Space-Aged Whiskey
Space-Aged Whiskey
This Suntory Space Whiskey Will Age on the International Space Station
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33
Bizarre Dating Games
Bizarre Dating Games
Mousou Mansion Lets You Go on Dates with Food, Animals & TV Characters
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Bizarre Spaghetti-Flavored Popsicles
Bizarre Spaghetti-Flavored Popsicles
These Spaghetti Popsicles Bring New Meaning to Weird Foods
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Ramen Chicken Ice Cream
Ramen Chicken Ice Cream
Chikira's Japanese Ice Cream Turns a Hot Dinner into a Frozen Dessert
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30
Freaky Face Masks
Freaky Face Masks
These Beauty Face Masks Mimic Iconic Monsters
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Fried Chicken Keyboards
Fried Chicken Keyboards
This Computer Accessory is Designed to Look Like KFC Meal Items
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Summery Watermelon Bread
Summery Watermelon Bread
The Japanese Square Watermelon Inspires a Unexpected Alternative
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Cooling Cat Bowls
Cooling Cat Bowls
In the Heat, the Cooling Aluminium Kitty-Cat Pot Keeps Kitties Cool
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Hamburger Monster Lamps
Hamburger Monster Lamps
Japanese Brand UNDERCOVER Released an Eye-Catching Hamburger Lamp
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25
Maximalist Transparent Bags
Maximalist Transparent Bags
Mame's Unique Bags Feature Loads of Beads and Detailing
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24
Lung Exercise Horns
Lung Exercise Horns
Disguised as a Party Blower, This Japanese Device Improves Lung Capacity
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23
Fish-Flavored Candies
Fish-Flavored Candies
This Unique Candy from UHA and Sanrio Looks and Tastes Like Salmon
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22
Yam-Shaped Ice Creams
Yam-Shaped Ice Creams
Japan's Roasted Sweet Potato-Shaped Ice Cream is an Icy Treat
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21
Disney Phone Cases
Disney Phone Cases
The Manekko i Case Series by Hamee Turns People into Favorite Characters
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20
Fruit-Flavored Weiners
Fruit-Flavored Weiners
There is Now Such a Thing as Strawberry and Lemon-Flavored Hot Dogs
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Sushi Snow Globes
Sushi Snow Globes
Eri Nami's Novelty Snow Globe Designs Take Cues from Japanese Cuisine
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Bathtime Smartphone Holders
Bathtime Smartphone Holders
Inflatable iPhone Arm Lets You Interact with Your Device While Soaking
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17
Chromatic Samurai Burgers
Chromatic Samurai Burgers
Burger King Japan Introduces Colorful Red and Black Burgers
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16
French Fry Corn Dogs
French Fry Corn Dogs
This Unusual Fried Corn Dog is Made with a French Fry Coating
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15
Drumstick-Shaped Prizes
Drumstick-Shaped Prizes
These Promotional KFC Chicken Drumstick Products Can Be Won Via Twitter
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14
Stimulating Eye Gadgets
Stimulating Eye Gadgets
This Cordless Asian Anti-Aging Device Prevents Wrinkles in the Eye Area
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13
Pillowy Eye Masks
Pillowy Eye Masks
The King Eye Mask Makes Both Sleep and Travel Comfortable
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12
Touch-Transforming Cinematic Lingerie
Touch-Transforming Cinematic Lingerie
This Frozen Bra Set Changes Color When Wearers' Chests Touch
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11
Lettuce-Like Umbrellas
Lettuce-Like Umbrellas
This Cute Umbrella by Koncent Resembles a Head of Lettuce
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Japanese Male Face Slimmers
Japanese Male Face Slimmers
The Men's Germanium Kogao Sauna Mask Avoids Plastic Surgery
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Hi-Tech Beauty Masks
Hi-Tech Beauty Masks
Panasonic's At-Home Booster Mask EH-XM10 Keeps Skin Dewy & Healthy
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Realistic Animal Rings
Realistic Animal Rings
These Adorable Animal Accessories are Made with Unbelievable Detail
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7
Creepy Smartphone Protectors
Creepy Smartphone Protectors
The Rhubarb Gusokumushi iPhone Case is Shaped Like an Isopod Creature
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6
Purple Potato Milkshakes
Purple Potato Milkshakes
This McDonald's McShake is an Unusual Purple Sweet Potato Milkshake
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5
Terrifying Japanese Desserts
Terrifying Japanese Desserts
Panapp is a Treat That Will Really Make You Scream for Ice Cream
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Anti-Aging Face Wraps
Anti-Aging Face Wraps
This Unique Skincare Gadget Uses Exercise to Keep Skin Taut
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3
Bust-Toning Hand Massagers
Bust-Toning Hand Massagers
The Breast Gymnastics Hand Massager Helps Create a Perkier Bust
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2
Protective Smartphone Umbrellas
Protective Smartphone Umbrellas
RunaTown's Phone Brella is a Convenient Cell Phone Accessory
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Bizarre Condom Cookbooks
Bizarre Condom Cookbooks
Manga Writer Kyosuke Kagami Promotes Condom Usage in Japan
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