Japan’s love of little things is legendary, with the Walkman in particular paving the way for a positive plethora of pocket-sized products; a compulsion that combined with a similar obsession with cuteness makes for a match made in heaven — or indeed hell if one harbours a hatred for Hello Kitty.
Yet such a fervour, at least for the former, can sometimes get a bit silly. Like this iron for example.
A bit of merchandise that’s so miniscule, it can only be necessary for neckties,
or one’s knickers.
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