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The Most Mouthwatering Phone Stand Ever: Udon Smartphone Stand


There’s been many smartphone accessories from Japan that look like real food, but I’ve never seen anything that’s this big before. Hamee, a Japanese online shop specialized in cellphone accessories, released Udon Samrtphone Stand that’ll make sure to keep your phone safe and still while constantly keeping you hungry as well.

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Japan Word of the Day #13 – Gacha (Online Game Term)


Today’s Word is: Gacha (ガチャ)

Gacha is a type of online game monetization model where end users purchase virtual items from online games, but they don’t know what they will be getting until they’ve paid. This system is similar to old-fashioned capsule toys from vending machines. As long as players pay the fee, they are guaranteed to get something out of it regardless of what the resulting item is. In Japan, capsule toys are called Gachapon, hence the shortened word “Gacha” is used to describe this new virtual/online item sale system.

Puzzle & Dragon is a good example of games that incorporated gacha system. In this game, you battle against your enemies by solving puzzles. Certain combinations in the puzzles allow monsters you own to attack enemies. In order to get more powerful monsters, you have to pay money through its gacha system. (There are other ways to get new monsters too, if you are willing to invest your time in finding them rather than spending money)

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Although there are similarities between old-fashioned gachapon toys and online gacha game, a significant difference is that the latter one does not actually provide tangible, physical items. The value of the items only last as long as the game services are still in business and functioning.

Image sources: Horishoten, Puzzle and Dragon

Smart Tablet Friendly Cushion “GORON” Allows You to Play Games and Read Laying Down

This is the world’s coolest cushion for laziest people!

They call is Tablet-friendly multi-purpose cushion “Goron.” Goron is an onomatopoeia for laying down in Japanese. So, literally, what you can do is just lie down without having to hold a tablet. No more sore hands and arms from gaming or reading!


You can even use it while seated. The cushion holds your tablet tightly in a desired spot. Normally, you’d need two hands to operate a tablet, but with Goron, you can actually talk on the phone or drink coffee while using it!


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You can order a “Goron” cushion from Amazon Japan through Rinkya Store‘s service!
Each cushion is 19,500 yen plus Rinkya fees and international shipping (Estimated cost for a single purchase before international shipping would be around $236.00).

Source: Kotaku

New Sailor Moon Smartphone Cases for Everyone! 9 Styles to Choose from, Fits iPhone 4, 4S, 5, Galaxy SIII, S4, Xperia


Show your love for Sailor Moon to everyone, at anywhere!

Premium Bandai released a set of new Sailor Moon Smartphone Cases with 9 designs  and fit 6 different phone models!

Wow, all 9 of them are soooooo cute, it’s hard to decide which one to choose!


Assembled (Horizontal)


Assembled (Vertical)


Sailor Moon Romantic ver


Princess Serenity Romantic ver


Assembled (Gothic)


Comic Style


Item Icons




Luna and Artemis (It’s transparent. Here it shows how it looks against black phones (left) and white phones (right))

Each smartphone case is 2,100JPY. What a great deal!
Here’s what you will need to fill in our Rinkya Store Order form to make an order.

  • Style: Choose the style you want and copy the item URL next to it, paste it in the URL area or our form.
    1) Assembled (Horizontal) – URL
    2) Assembled (Vertical) – URL
    3) Sailor Moon Romantic ver – URL
    4) Princess Serenity Romantic ver – URL
    5) Assembled (Gothic) – URL
    6) Comic Style – URL
    7) Item Icons – URL
    8) Silhouette – URL
    9) Luna and Artemis – URL
  • Your phone model: Specify in the item description which model you want the cases for. Choose from iPhone 5, iPhone 4 &4S,  Galaxy S III & IIIa, Galaxy S4, Xperia Z SO-02E, and Xperia A SO-04E.
  • Quantity: You can order multiple designs at once. And specify how many you’d like to buy.

Then you are set! Order from Request Store Order in your account! Make sure you are logged in first. Register with us if you haven’t!