THE BIG BENTO BOX OF UNUSELESS JAPANESE INVENTIONS

Kenji Kawakami

$14.95

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In Japan, Kenji Kawakami is famous for his tireless promotion of Chindogu: the art of the unuseless idea. Meant to solve problems of modern life, these bizarre and logic-defying gadgets and gizmos are actually entirely impractical. This collection includes the Drymobile (your laundry dries as you drive), the Solar-Powered Flashlight, Duster Slippers for Cats, Walk 'n' Wash Ankle-attachable Laundry Tanks, and many, many more. Every one of the 200 items has actually been manufactured, fully tested, and documented here with 442 color photos.

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  • Title: THE BIG BENTO BOX OF UNUSELESS JAPANESE INVENTIONS
  • Author: Kenji Kawakami
  • Publisher: W.W.Norton
  • Price: $14.95
  • Page count: 304 pages
  • Weight: 0.85 lbs
  • ISBN-13: 9780393326765