Check out this link with a number of weird inventions from Japan, including: the Face Slimmer, Water Salad, Personal Karaoke, The Nap Helmet, Noodle Stove, Nose Stretcher, Noodle Cooler, Head Bath Cap, Double Umbrella, and Square Watermelons.
Implications - Japan has always defined the term "cutting-edge" whether it's through music, fashion or technology. The land of the rising sun continues to display its creativity in products that are both awe-inspiring and extremely unusual. Some may argue that a lot of the inventions are; however, its creativity seres as an inspiration for creative companies. This type of quirkiness can lead them to create their own unique designs that stand out from the rest.