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Konaka Shower Clean Suit

Konaka Shower Clean Suit (PDF)

JQR No.20 (2013 Jul)

A washable suit that takes advantage of water-repellent wool, combined with quick- drying, anti-wrinkle technology.


OTA TOKIO Shitamachi Bobsleigh

OTA TOKIO Shitamachi Bobsleigh (PDF)

JQR No.19 (2013 Apr)

The first Japanese bobsleigh designed and built in four weeks


Toyo Suisan’s Maruchan Seimen

Toyo Suisan’s Maruchan Seimen (PDF)

JQR No.18 (2013 Jan)

An explosive hit product in the instant noodle market sets a new standard for instant ramen.


Living with the Warmth of – The Aesthetics of the Joiner’s Art, The Pride of Japanese Furniture

The Aesthetics of the Joiner’s Art, The Pride of Japanese Furniture (PDF)

JQR No.15 (2012 Aug)

Warmth and solidity, and the burnished glow of wood grain:
Japanese furniture has an exceptional presence,
Even more so when the wood used is so remarkable.
With centuries-old precious woods exceedingly rare today, we visited the workshop of a cabinetmaker who insists on using only natural wood.


BALMUDA GreenFan Mini

BALMUDA GreenFan Mini (PDF)

JQR No.14 (2012 Jul)

A Cordless Power-Saving Fan With a Natural Breeze


The Tiger tacook, microcomputer-controlled rice cooker

The Tiger tacook, microcomputer-controlled rice cooker (PDF)

JQR No.13 (2012 Jun)

Cook a complete meal in a single appliance!
Great for solo living


stereo ear receiver Sony XBA-4SL

stereo ear receiver Sony XBA-4SL (PDF)

JQR No.11 (2012 Apr)

Top-quality headphones featuring earpieces with in-built quad speakers


Mizuno’s Ignitus2 KH

Mizuno’s Ignitus2 KH (PDF)

JQR No.10 (2012 Feb)

Shoes with technology to support athletes from the feet up


Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1 (PDF)

JQR No.09 (2012 Jan)

High quality photos and movies from a compact camera!


Doraku Kiln Kuchitsuki Kuronabe

Doraku Kiln Kuchitsuki Kuronabe (PDF)

JQR No.08 (2011 Dec)

The warmth of a beautiful Iga earthenware pot stirs the Japanese heart


Ito Stoles by Oriza Kobo

Ito Stoles by Oriza Kobo (PDF)

JQR No.07 (2011 Nov)

Beautiful stoles created by combining textile basics with new challenges


Special Order Besuatsurae Brushes

Special Order Besuatsurae Brushes (PDF)

JQR No.06 (2011 Oct)

Care for special clothes provided by a meticulous, time-honored brush maker


Shock-resistant Smartphone G’zOne IS11CA

Shock-resistant Smartphone G’zOne IS11CA (PDF)

JQR No.05 (2011 Sep)

A water, dust, and shock resistant smartphone that carries on the G-SHOCK tradition of durability


Breathable, Cool “Airweave Cool 016”

Breathable, Cool “Airweave Cool 016” (PDF)

JQR No.04 (2011 Aug)

Athletes love the environmentally-friendly, comfortable Airweave Cool mattress pad.


Rechargeable Batteries for Immediate Use

Rechargeable Batteries for Immediate Use (PDF)

JQR No.03 (2011 Jul)

Saves power, discharges less and charges 1,500 times


Silky Dry

Silky Dry (PDF)

JQR No.02 (2011 Jun)

Men’s innerwear gives cool relief on sultry summer days


Pocket Doltz Sonic Toothbrush

Pocket Doltz Sonic Toothbrush (PDF)

JQR No.01 (2011 May)

This revolutionary product has dramatically widened the market and increased users of electric toothbrushes