The 20 WHACKIEST Japanese Inventions You Have To See To Believe
By Anna Rivers
eventMay 03, 2017
The Ultimate Hearing Aid
Just in case you have extra trouble hearing, you can throw these over your head! And when you've realized they're too obtrusive, you can use them as mixing bowls for food!
Regular umbrellas are so last year. Now you can feel at ease knowing the tops of your feet will always stay dry!
Isn't it the worst when your broth or sauce splashes onto your hair? Maybe it's just too much effort to pull those long locks back. This nifty device ensures you'll enjoy your food without worrying about eating your hair too! Plus, it makes you look like a pink daisy.
Some things just aren't meant to be changed, and that includes the shape of watermelons. Guess the round ones were just too hard to fit into boxes!
Mobile Toilet Paper
Why carry around a little pack of tissues in your purse when you can just snap this mobile toilet paper holder on your head? We can't believe this isn't trending in America...
This chin stand is completely changing the game of riding public transportation! No longer is standing while you're exhausted a total bummer. This thing will keep you standing while you nap!
Paranoid about what's happening all around you? This definite conversation starter gives you 360-degree views wherever you go!
Spreading butter with a knife is tough stuff, but not with the butter grater! This magical appliance will keep you free of stress knowing that your toast will never be smashed again.
Eye Drop Funnels
These tiny funnels won't ever let you miss a single drop again! Just make sure you take your glasses off first.
Floor-Length Rain Coverage
Regular umbrellas can't help you when the rain falls at an angle! That's where this bubble-like shield comes in. Only a wizard could have thought of this one!
Do you often find yourself wondering what the inside of your ear looks like? If "all the time" is your answer, then this is the product for you! Just look how amazed that tester is while she's using it.
Sometimes you're just so hungry that waiting a few minutes and blowing on your food isn't enough. That's where this dreamy appliance comes in - keeping your steamy dishes ready to eat in seconds!
Who needs to suit up and carry an umbrella at the same time when you can wear a tie that doubles as an umbrella? You don't even have to check the weather forecast!
Cutting food is risky, so to ensure that their precious fingers stay intact, the Japanese hold fake hands with their real hands to slice like nobody's business.
Hot Noodles Announcer
You can't always trust the cooking instructions on food packaging, so when your food is hot enough and ready to eat, this little guy falls right off to let you know!
The Real Body Pillow
Some people don't have any luck finding the perfect partner to cuddle with, but this pillow totally solves that problem! Just look at how relaxed and safe this woman feels.
Too tired to stay awake while riding public transportation? This nifty helmet lets you rely on strangers to wake you up just in time for your stop!
This book-shaped pillow is the perfect thing to use when you're sleepy and want to trick your teacher into thinking you're super interested in reading.
A Pillow That Catches Sound
You'll never have to turn up the volume on your TV again when you lay on this sound-catching pillow! We can't believe no one thought of this decades ago...
Bubble Wrap Keychain
Do you find yourself inclined to fidget? Always love popping the bubble wrap in your packages? The bubble wrap keychain might be the perfect product for you.