Craziest Japanese Inventions You Never Knew Existed

Have you ever had a great idea for a product but thought no one would make it? Well, if you lived in Japan, your odds would have been much higher. Japan has an art called Chindōgu. Chindōgu is the Japanese art of inventing ingenious everyday gadgets that seem like an ideal solution to a particular problem but are in fact useless.

These gadgets are so absurd that, some of them, end up being useful. The rest, though, is just funny. If you want to know more about it, I give you 50 of the craziest Japanese inventions you never knew existed.

HAIR

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The curse of the long hair. You have to constantly handle it so it doesn't get in your food. Guess what? Here you have the solution. Just use this invention and never again worry about your hair getting in your food.

UMBRELLA

tofugu

Don't you hate having to carry an umbrella every time the weather forecast predicts rain? Because, you know, if you don't take one, rain will find you. Well, at least the guys have a solution with this umbrella tie.

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