Friday, October 30, 2009

Guess the Japanese Gadget

Have a great and safe Halloween everyone!

Thursday, October 29, 2009

Our Third Annual Halloween Bentos From Japan!!

I think this bento finally made Hello Kitty look scary, as opposed to her adorable self! Zombie Hello Kitty!

An Out Of This World Alien Bento!

Bat Bento!

Do not be scared of these witches- these baby chicks are too cute!

Blog readers know I love Stitch, so of course when I saw this Halloween pumpkin Stitch, I had to include it for the Halloween Bento Special!

Bento Supplies From Rinkya!

Past Halloween Bentos:

Halloween Bentos One
Halloween Bentos Two

Other Holiday Bentos:
Valentine's Bentos
Christmas Bento Part One!
Christmas Bento Part Two!
Girl's Day Bentos
Easter Bentos

Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Even More Cute Ipod/MP3 Speakers!

I would love some mini speakers for my Ipod, now that I have an elliptical at home, I am not a fan of my earphones falling out on me!
And who does not like little hearts? So cute!

2604 yen each, low commission fee of $11 via Rinkya Stores!

Both red and pink are available, with a simple attachment for your keychain!

Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Sashimi Plate!

My co- workers say this is typical Japanese style, but to me it looks gross!

But a great plate for Sashimi!

My favorite sashimi is hamachi, what is yours?

Monday, October 26, 2009

Japanese Gadget Revealed!

Touch the nose and the voice will tell you the date and time! Also a clock radio and alarm.

Bilingual- Japan & English Speaking!

5000 yen each! Order via Rinkya Stores

Friday, October 23, 2009

Guess the Japanese Gadget!

Hmm... what does this odd shaped thing do?

Thursday, October 22, 2009

Wow, I thought The Mega Mac Was Big...

But I was wrong, wrong, wrong-

What better way to promote Windows 7? BEEF!

SEVEN Patties! 5.1 inches of meat (and some bread and pointless other veggies when you are eating this much meat)

Let us know if you try it!!

Mega Mac from Mcdonald's (which now just looks wussy...)

Catch A Fishy Measuring Tape!

Small, compact and cute measuring tape! Easily fits in a pocket or purse, personally I hate when I forget mine when I visit Home Depot, a small one would be a good idea for me!
3000 yen, order via Rinkya Stores

Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Azuki Pepsi Review!

A mixed bag of reviews from our taste testers:

"Not too sweet, enjoyable at first, but basically taste like medicines."

"Tastes like soda with the unique/distinct odor of beans. It is not Pepsi tasting, it is worst than Shiso or Cucumber."

"It does not taste like Azuki beans. Something like strawberry & Dr. Pepper, but just sweet with less flavor."

"Soda itself doesn't taste like the original product, but the after taste does...slightly"

"I like it! You like Dr. Pepper? I like that too."

Our Other Reviews!
Shiso Pepsi Review
Veggie Kit Kat Taste Review
Pan in A Can Review
Pizza Hut Double Roll Review
Blue Hawaii Pepsi Review

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Kawaii Bear Ipod/USB Charger!

Yep, I just bought one, A Rinkya Blog, makes me spend a lot of money, lol, but this is just way too cute to pass up!

Small enough to travel with and charge all your USB goodies- ipods, cellphones, Nintendo DS, PSP, everything is made into a USB nowadays, so go for it!

Monday, October 19, 2009

Japanese Gadget/Object Revealed!

It is a memo pad and the "bullet" is a pen! 850 yen!
Order via Rinkya Stores!

Gun Alarm Clock- Target Practice!
Gun Keyboard Cleaner
Gun Hooks!

Friday, October 16, 2009

Guess the Japanese Gadget/Object!

This does not really fall under the gadget category, but this is an awesome design from Japan, but WHAT is it??

Have a great weekend!

Thursday, October 15, 2009

Love These Rulers!

Measure in style with these rulers! Only 500 yen each, I like the Eiffel Tower one a lot :) Order via Rinkya Stores

They have a great vintage look- an inexpensive addition for your home office or craft room!

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Look Like You Kick A$$ With This Mirror!

Not sure WHY anyone wants a mirror which appears to have many cracks, but this is Japan, so I should stop being surprised by their designs!

You can only really get a clear picture of yourself in one of the corners, for 5800 yen ($64 US), you TOO can get a mirror that looks broken!

Product Page purchase via Rinkya Stores

Tuesday, October 13, 2009

ChocoCase Looks Good Enough to Eat!

This unique Ipod case performs triple duty- protects your Ipod AND it is much cooler than a simple color skin, AND you can attach a block speaker!

Available in milk or dark chocolate!
1480 yen each, plus $9 store commission fee, Order via Rinkya Stores!

More Ipod Items From Japan!
Adorable Ipod Speakers
Angel & Devil Headphones
Meat Ipod Cover
Ipod Angel & Devil Covers
Disney Ipod Covers & Dock Station

Monday, October 12, 2009

Japanese Gadget/Object Revealed!

Hangs keys, kitchen utensils, whatever you need!

1333 yen each, only $9 commission fee, order via Rinkya Stores

Friday, October 09, 2009

Guess the Japanese Gadget/Object!

You can pick a pig or a dog for this gadget/object!

Very cute!

Thursday, October 08, 2009

Fashionable Baby Bibs!

Who says bibs need to just be cutesy bears and balloons? These stylish bibs will also get you some laughs!

These adorable bibs from Japan designer Floyd come in several designs- Tie (your very own mini salaryman), strawberry, camera, sunglasses, ribbon, headphone, flower, cherry, marine, suspenders, bow tie, princess, prince & medal!

Order any one or multiple styles! Via Rinkya Stores- 2500 yen each, $10 stores commission fee!

Wednesday, October 07, 2009

Lego Ear Phones are Awesome!!

Elecom Japan has new ear buds coming out- "playbrick", 6 colors are available black, blue, pink, red, white and mixed!

Grab a lego MP3 player as well!

Order via Rinkya Stores!

Tuesday, October 06, 2009

Rinkya Reviews- Pan in A Can!

Rinkya staff members taste tested two kinds of Pan In A Cans!
Bread life- chocolate cream and muffin "type"
The use of the word "type" to describe is not comforting...

Our taste testers! Happy to oblige our A Rinkya Blog readers!

How many Rinkya staff members does it take to open a small can of muffin?
The muffin type bread life came with a tiny can opener, which apparently was difficult to use!

The trusty "sniff test"

And- they eat!

Chocolate dream review remarks-
"tastes like emergency rations, what you would think it would taste like."
"Chocolate bread was like fake food. It was OK though."

Muffin type review remarks-
"The muffin was actually good, sort of tasted like cornbread."
"Muffin – butter flavor is a little strong, but it’s still good. I would eat it again"

Overall consensus was:
"I would never buy it for myself, but for emergency rations (like earthquake) it is not bad"

There are numerous flavors of the bread available, so stock up your pantries:
Orange, Raisin, Milk, Cream, Strawberry, Honey Lemon, Butter, Blueberry, Vanilla Milk, Green Tea- a special Okinawa series- -Tropical, Purple Yam, and Black Sugar

Only 298 each, if you would like to try! Order via Rinkya Stores!

Monday, October 05, 2009

Japanese Gadget/Object Revealed!

Bottle opener! (not a finger eater, lol)

1200 yen, order via Rinkya Stores! for a low commission fee of $9

Friday, October 02, 2009

Guess the Japanese Gadget/Object!

What does this Shark do?

Sayanora til Monday!!

Thursday, October 01, 2009

Kawaii Pups Help Clean Up Messes (Not Make Them!)

I actually laughed out loud when I saw these cuties! Kawaii water sprayer holders- Japan has everything!

980 yen each, only $8 stores commission, order via Rinkya Stores

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