99 More Unuseless Japanese Inventions

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9780006388975: 99 More Unuseless Japanese Inventions

Back by popular demand! Following the massive success of 101 Unuseless Japanese Inventions, 99 more Chindogu to amaze, confuse and entertain!

101 Unuseless Japanese Inventions brought the Japanese cult of the Chindogu to an unsuspecting world. Designed to solve the niggling problems of modern life, these bizarre and logic-defying gadgets and gizmos have a tendency to fail completely – but also heroically, magnificently and hilariously.

Britain has gone Chindogu crazy, with hordes flocking to join the International Chindogu Society with their own mad inventions. Inspiration is at hand for these aspiring Chindoguists, with another 99 classic examples of the art of the unuseless.

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There can never be enough gadgets to help solve the niggling problems of modern life. Back by popular demand, '99 More Unuseless Japanese Inventions' brings more brilliant and bizarre gizmos to an unsuspecting world. With the logic defying Japanese cult of Chindogu, life will never be the same again.

Discover the Delicious Nonsensicality Of …

The umbrella-tie
Keeps you dry and fashionable

Lipstick tracing mask
Kiss goodbye to smudged edges

Utensil gloves
Ten good reasons to wear them

The umbrella hat
You’ll never lose your umbrella again!

The book that will change your life forever!

About the Author:

Kenji Kawakami began his creative career writing scripts for animated TV series. After designing the Tokyo Bicycle Museum he became editor of a home shopping magazine where the concept of Chindogu was born. The author of four books of Chindogu and the founder of the 10,000-strong International Chindogu Society, he is famous throughout Japan.

Dan Papia is co-author and has translated both 101 Unuseless Japanese Inventions and 99 More Unuseless Japanese Inventions. As president of the Chindogu Society he divides his time between Tokyo and Los Angeles.

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ISBN 10: 0006388973 ISBN 13: 9780006388975
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Book Description HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERS LTD, 1997. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 6388973

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