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Welcome to Made in Japan Week

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This year’s Met Gala theme — Rei Kawakubo and Comme des Garçons — got us thinking: There’s such great Japanese-made stuff worth knowing about (much of it that we’ve even written about before), so why not take the occasion to go really big on Japan? From the meticulously crafted to the intuitively designed to the wonderfully weird, welcome to Made in Japan Week on the Strategist.

The Cult Japanese Notebook a Strategist Editor Fell For

All My Co-workers Envy My Japanese Lunch Box

The World’s Blackest Mascara Never Runs Down My Face

My Japanese Brewer Makes Café-Style Coffee at My Desk

These Japanese Eye Drops Give My Face Instant Energy

This Japanese Spork Revolutionized the Way I Slurp Ramen

The Best Facial-Hair Remover Is This Tiny Japanese Razor

The Zojirushi Water Bottle Kept My Vodka-Soda Ice-cold at the Beach

I Found the Best Nail Clipper at the Airport in Japan

The Best Pen Is a Collapsible Japanese Pen

The Best Pot Scrubber Is a Japanese Pot Scrubber

The Best Foot Peel Is Japanese and Called Baby Foot

The Better-Than-Soylent Japanese Meal Replacement

Your Comme des Garçons Starter-Pack

The 13 Best Japanese Drugstore Beauty Products You Can Buy on Amazon

Deal of the Day: A 70 Percent Off Comme des Garçons iPad Case

My Friends Call Me “Babyface” Thanks to This Japanese Exfoliator

This $16 Teapot Combines the Beauty of Japanese Design With Actual Function

There’s a Lot of Y-3 (Adidas’s Line With Yohji Yamamoto) on Sale Right Now

This Japanese Body-Scrub Towel Makes Showering So Much More Pleasant

45 Things Made in Japan That You Can Buy on Amazon

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Welcome to Made in Japan Week