Cell phone adornment is a big deal in Japan. Extremely popular are cell phone straps or keitai straps (keitai is Japanese for cell phone). Like a key chain they have trinkets attached. Ketai straps aren’t just objects of desire for trendy youth. You’ll see them dangling from the phones of people of all ages and both sexes.
The range of straps is enormous. Many feature characters such as the ubiquitous Hello Kitty and anime (Japanese animation) characters. While designer straps exist, most don’t cost more than the equivalent of a few dollars.
In Tokyo I kept coming across these “autopsy” cell phone straps exposing the innards of various creatures and landmarks.
This is called Edible Horse.
Here you see the Inland Chicken.
Those who are squeamish might prefer Mount Fuji.
The perfect gift for the iphone owner who has everything, no?
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