8 Weird inventions that exist only in Japan
Japan is a country best known for its history and revolutionary technical inventions. All its capacity was geared toward the science and technology ever since the end of World War 2 when the production of weapons was strictly forbidden. Today, the results are impressive, especially if we take into account its improvement in the robotics engineering.
However, not all the Japanese inventions are that genius. Some of them are so weird and bizarre in a way that people for rest of the world can’t even comprehend.
We don’t know if that is just a humor we can’t seem to understand, but some of these weird inventions were so popular that they became the part of the Japanese culture. With that being said, we are presenting you with a list of 8 weird inventions that exist only in Japan.
1 Lap pillow for lonely men
Nowadays people are lonelier than ever, especially man. But Japanese inventors came up with a perfect solution for every lonely man out there. They designed a pillow in the shape of a woman’s lap. Not only that, but they also added some underwear as well as a part of the skirt so that a feeling could seem real. With this amazing invention, a man can feel the instant relief the moment he puts his head on the pillow.
2 Silent microphone for karaoke
Karaoke is one of the most famous Japanese inventions. Not long after it was first invented, Karaoke became a part of Japanese culture. But it is not for everyone, won’t you agree? The Japanese inventors created the silent microphone for all those people who are too shy or don’t have a clue about how to sing. The voice on this microphone is muted, so the people who use it can howl like wolves without having to worry about waking up their neighbors.
3 The full body umbrella
It is not rare for us to be completely showered by rain to the point we are soaking wet even with an umbrella by our side. But witty Japanese inventors came up with a perfect solution for this. They invented the full body umbrella that looks like 5 umbrellas were attached in one. That way all sides are covered, so people have no chance of being exposed to rain.
4 Napkin that covers your face while you are eating burgers
In order for you to eat a hamburger, your mouth needs to be wide open. Well, the Japanese people are embarrassed by this. That’s the single reason why they don’t order hamburgers that much. One restaurant owner took a notice of this so he started to wrap the hamburgers into napkins that cover the face from the rest of the world, so Japanese people can enjoy their burgers.
5 The transforming carpet
We are all well aware of the fact that Japanese people like doing things on the floor. Whether it be eating, sleeping or watching the movies. That’s why they designed a carpet that can be transformed into the laptop holder, or back supporter.
6 Sunglasses for your dog
Believe it or not, your dog’s eyes are sensitive to sun lights too. With that in mind, the clever Japanese inventors designed a special sunglasses for your dog to enjoy the sun as well.
7 Diagonal crossings
When crossing the road how many times have you wished for a diagonal crossing to exist? Well, in Japan, there are crossings like these and they are making people’s lives so much easier.
8 Your personal companion
If you are eating out in a restaurant all by yourself while in Japan, the chances are the staff would give you a special toy just to sit with you while you enjoy your lunch.