Category: Products

Lost Pets Don’t Phone Home

  People can avoid publicizing their personal phone number when searching for a missing pet by using a new pet phone number from NTT. Called Wan Nyumber*, the service consists of a tag that has a unique telephone number printed on it. The finder of the lost pet calls the number, which is answered by

Top Japan Monthly Laughs of 2009

January Canon Japan employees leave early to make babies Canon lets workers leave early twice a week to encourage them to have more babies. The 5:30 p.m. lights-out program at Canon addresses the declining birthrate problem while also reducing employee overtime costs. February ‘Doorplate mania’ man arrested. A 42-year-old Tokyo man is arrested for stealing

Pill Prevents Body Itch

Are you tired of scratching your itches? Don’t like applying skin cream throughout the day? Rohto Pharmaceutical’s over-the-counter Tokiinshi Jyo tablets will stop your scratching. Take 4 tablets per day to suppress the itching caused by dry skin or eczema. The pill is intended for non-allergy-caused itching.   Ingredients include Chinese herbs: Dong Quai; Radix

Pee Pad For Active Women

Ladies who might inadvertently urinate during sports activities or other strenuous activities can now feel protected with the new Natura pee pad. Natura is worn like a sanitary pad and absorbs urine like a mini-diaper. There are plenty of urine-catching pads, plastic panties, panty inner-sheets and liners for menopausal conditions, elderly ladies, women post-childbirth, and

Salad Marinade Muffin is McD BLT

  McDonald’s new Salad Marinade Muffin consists of a slice of bacon, American cheese, lettuce, marinated red peppers, onions and Caesar salad dressing sandwiched between an English muffin. (It’s a bacon, lettuce and tomato sandwich. A BLT. ) The Salad Marinade Muffin (^_~) is an effort to expand the selection of "healthy menu" (^_^ ) choices

Earthquake Warnings via PC Pop-up or Dedicated Device

  Earthquake warnings pop up on computer screens in Japan for subscribers to the Urgent Earthquake Bulletin service from NTT telecommunications company. When a quake alert is issued by the Japan Meteorological Agency, the NTT service will automatically open an alert window on a personal computer screen. An alarm sounds, and the warning window displays

Pre-Party Powder Packet Provides Alcohol Consumption Comfort

  Drink-In New Year With Cabbage-In Anticipating a long night of drinking and eating but afraid an upset stomach will cut your night short? A little packet of powder from Japan might maximize your enjoyment. Shin Kyabe 2 is one of three gastrointestinal products in the "Kyabe" lineup from  KOWA Pharmaceuticals. Shin Kyabe 2 (Shin Cabba 2)