Tuesday, September 30, 2008

Japanese Gyroscopes

Here's a video of the popular Tiger Ltd. gyroscope - really the best toy gyroscope on the market - and available overseas exclusively from GoodFromJapan.





Gyroscopes

Tuesday, September 23, 2008

The CASIO EX-word DATAPLUS 4 English Guide Part 3

The CASIO EX-word DATAPLUS 4 electronic dictionary is an excellent English-Japanese language tool, with a multitude of functions.

Watch a video of how to use this Casio dictionary and perform some of the Casio's built-in tricks.



Part 1 Part 2 Part 3


Casio EX-word DATAPLUS Japanese-English dictionary

Monday, September 22, 2008

CASIO EX-word DATAPLUS 4 English Guide Part 2

The CASIO EX-word DATAPLUS 4 electronic dictionary is a powerful English-Japanese language tool.

Watch a video of how to use this Casio dictionary.



Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3


Casio EX-word DATAPLUS Japanese-English dictionary

Sunday, September 21, 2008

Friday, September 19, 2008

Ball Jointed Dolls

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Ball-jointed dolls are the latest craze to come out of Japan.

Cute but in a life-like way.

The dolls can be customized in multiple ways.

They are small collectibles that are the hit of conventions in the US and Europe.

Buy ball-jointed dolls online.

Monday, September 15, 2008

Japanese T-shirts

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Buy Japanese pop/manga T-shirts, online, direct from Japan.

Here are a few of the T-shirts offered by GoodsFromJapan, with a short explanation of each.

Please contact us if interested.

DRAGONBALL T-SHIRT (FRONT & BACK VIEW)
DRAGONBALL T-SHIRT
DRAGONBALL T-SHIRT
Much of Japan's pop culture is intimately tied up with comics, or manga, as they are called in Japanese. The T-shirt pictured above (front and back view) features the DragonBall manga theme.

EXORCIST T-SHIRT
EXORCIST T-SHIRT
EXORCIST T-SHIRT
As with any culture, ghost tales, too, have a long history in Japan. With the above T-shirt, the 1970s horror movie "The Exorcist" is given a Japanese manga-like twist.

"TWILL WAVE" T-SHIRT
TWILL WAVE
WILL WAVE

This "Twill Wave" T-shirt is another manga-inspired creation, featuring a particularly ethereal young female with a decidedly space-age theme.

"WARNING" T-SHIRT
WARNING

"EMERGENCY" T-SHIRT (+ DETAIL)
EMERGENCY
EMERGENCY

"Abunai!" (Danger!) is a favorite Japanese expression, heard daily. These T-shirts sum up the Japanese obsession with danger and emergencies.

All the above T-shirts and similar are available on request from GoodsFromJapan. Please inquire about availability and prices.

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