You Won’t Believe These 15 Crazy Things Sold in Japan


You can say what you want about the Japanese: They are a bright people, they make terrific technology and some really delicious and interesting food. They are polite (unless you are riding the subway and then they’ll just literally shove you in like sardines). But they are also, without question or doubt, kind of weird. And the rest of the world agrees with this sentiment. Yet no one seems to understand how Japanese society got so… out there. It’s very entertaining if you get the chance to travel in Japan and spend any time there. If you can’t, we’ll bring Japan to you and share with you these 15 crazy a** things sold only in Japan:


Lap Pillow

Are you already saying, “WTF?” Yes, we know. Why on Earth would anyone even come up with this idea let alone bring it into the physical realm? The lap pillow is technically called the Hizamakuru and costs 8,980 yen – or 86 US dollars – and is basically a life-size pillow shaped like a woman’s legs and rear. We are curious why this woman looks so happy with her head in another woman’s lap? Is there something you want to tell us Hikari?


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