JapanTrendShop.com has been featured extensively in global media, press and the blogosphere for its unique product curation, and skill in seeking out the very best in Japanese design and innovation. Please find excerpts of our coverage below...
The pictures are irresistibly cute! Daily Candy seemed to agree when they introduced our duckbill-shaped Oppo Dog Muzzle Quack as part of their "23 pet products to purr about".
Serbian online magzine Novi Magazin wrote a nice feature about our Hana Tsun nose beauty gadget.
We knew people would love this product! Gizmodo raved about our luxury designer light, the Sun Rising Lamp.
Local Japanese media also picks up our products. The Japanese-language version of Gizmodo featured our Hana Tsun nose beauty product.
People still just seem to love our JeanPants! We've been selling them for quite some time already but they remain popular, recently being picked up by the blog Geek Alerts. So, do you want to be a "never-nude"?
Long-running blog Laughing Squid also wrote about the JeanPants.
Scheire en de Schepping
Dutch TV show Scheire en de Schepping brought our Beer Jug Jokki Hour onto the set so some of the guests could try out making foamy beer. They all seemed to love it!
Gizmodo loved our funky kitchen utensils, the Swing Tongs... and so do we!
JapanTrendShop was interviewed by CNN about checking radiation levels on products. We explained that the fear that people all over the world have about radiation is not unnecessary for the immediate Tokyo area.
A number of different toys and gadgets were featured on NBC TODAY Show by Bobbie Thomas in March 2011.
The PlusMinusZero Wrist Watch was featured in the Best Stuff of the Year 2010 of GQ Magazine.
Japan Endless Discovery
Sven Kilian-Nakamura, CEO of OctoTrade Co., Ltd. and its affiliated JapanTrendShop.com, was featured in an article from the Japan Tourism agency talking about Japan's innovative spirit, recent trendy products and the beauty of travelling to Japanese hidden spots.
The Ear Scope GXL High-End Endoscope was featured in the December 2009 - January 2010 issue of Zeit Wissen. Click here to view as PDF.
A number of different toys and gadgets were featured on CNN in December 2009 during an interview of Sven, the CEO & Founder of OctoTrade. Click here to view video.
The Relaxing Ocean Projector Pot innovative light fixture was featured in the November 2009 issue of GEE Magazin with a link to JapanTrendShop. Click here to view as PDF.
The NoPoPo Eco Water-powered AA Batteries, were featured in August 2009 issue of the Polish magazine “LOGO” with a link to JapanTrendShop. Click here to view as PDF.
The Uchiage Hanabi Indoor Fireworks Projector was featured in July 2009 on the gq-magazin.de website.
The USB Air Conditioned Shirt by Kuchofuku, was featured in the July 2009 issue of the Polish magazine “Focus”. Click here to view as PDF.
The Body Check Ball was featured in the July 2009 issue of sportsoho magazine with a link to JapanTrendShop. Click here to view as PDF.
The Ants Watch by Seahope was featured in June 2009 on the cnet.de blog.
The Uchiage Hanabi Indoor Fireworks Projector was featured on ZDF (Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen).
The hit product Homestar Planetarium by Sega Toys and Takayuki Ohira was featured in the January 2006. Click here to view as PDF
In November 2008 the Gold Leaf-Covered Keyboard was featured on the Manager Magazine website.
The hit product SEGA Homestar Planetarium was featured in the October 2008 issue of Gamers.de Magazine. Click here to view as PDF.
Süddeutsche Zeitung Magazin
The Flying Remote Control Cockroach was featured on Süddeutsche Zeitung Magazine website.
A number of different products was featured on the Spiegel Online website.
OctoTrade CEO Sven Kilian was featured in the Norwegian technology magazine Forbrukerteknologi. Also included in the article are references to the Sega Homestar Pro Home Planetarium and the Sony Rolly. Click here to view pdf.
The Towel Cake Set by Le Patissier was featured in Home Decor Gift Ideas on the Cosmopolitan website.
Am Sonnenplatz Magazin
The Japanese mega hit product Sega Homestar Planetarium receives increasing press coverage outside Japan. After being featured in magazines like Tomorrow and the Siemens hi!tech magazine, the German Allianz-Dresdner magazine Am Sonnenplatz in its August 2006 issue introduces its readers to this fabulous home planetarium.
The Roll-Up Piano was also featured in the May 2005 issue.
The world's cheapest MP3 player, the Evergreen DN-2000, was featured in April 2006 on Gizmag website.
Siemens hi!tech Magazine
The Homestar Planetarium, the bestselling lifestyle gadget from Sega Toys, was featured in the April 2006 edition of the Austrian Siemens innovation magazine hi!tech with link to our retail sales platform Yatego.
The Lullabub baby cot rocker was featured in the January 2006 issue of German lifestyle magazine MAX.
May 2005 issue of the German magazine Japan Magazin featured a full page with some of our best JapanTrendShop products. Click here to view PDF
The limited edition Hello Kitty iPod Mini was featured with in Hotspot, a customer magazine from Deutsche Telekom. Click here to view PDF.