From Japan With Love - An Air-Conditioned Jacket!

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The Japanese are known for their offbeat inventions - In the past, they have invented hologram music stars and even made a fashion statement with LED teeth. Now, they have come up with an even wackier creation - Air-conditioned jackets that will help you keep stylishly cool, even during the hottest summer days.

Created by Japanese manufacturer Kuchofuku, the polyester jackets that come in seven different sizes, are available with either long or short-sleeves. Each masterpiece is fitted with two battery powered electric fans at the back. While small, the fans are quite powerful and capable of circulating over 5 gallons of air per second when switched on at the highest speed and over 3 gallons on the lower setting.

Of course, just like other wacky Japanese inventions, the comfort of looking cool on a sweltering day does not come cheap. The jackets cost a whopping $186 USD and that does not include batteries or a recharger.

This is not the first unusual air-conditioned product made by Kuchofuku. They also make air-conditioned beds, seats, cushions and even a $271 USD air-conditioned shirt, which by the way, is sold out! As to why someone would need a jacket in hot weather is anybody's guess - But, incase you are one of those people feel free to order one, from www.japantrendshop.com.

Resources: gizmag.com, japantrendshop.com

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308 Comments
  • xaaragirl
    xaaragirlWednesday, November 11, 2015 at 8:01 am
    so expensive!!!
    • K.K125Tuesday, May 26, 2015 at 5:50 pm
      I wish I had one.
      • K.K125Tuesday, May 26, 2015 at 5:48 pm
        I love it!!!!
        • skygirl490
          skygirl490Thursday, April 23, 2015 at 11:49 am
          this looks so sweet
          • bestbaker7
            bestbaker7Saturday, April 18, 2015 at 7:53 am
            Awesome I want one 🎽
            • Poo girl 569Monday, March 9, 2015 at 4:22 pm
              I want one for the summer time and I think all that money is worth it for that cool jacket$$$$$$$$$$$!!!!!!!!!!!!!
              • diamondkid
                diamondkidMonday, February 16, 2015 at 3:25 pm
                Cool!
                • greekgods123
                  greekgods123Sunday, February 15, 2015 at 4:23 pm
                  really expensive-just telling you guys
                  • bibliophile
                    bibliophileFriday, December 5, 2014 at 6:17 pm
                    I saw something like this on a news long time ago...
                    • bearbear
                      bearbearFriday, December 5, 2014 at 11:23 am
                      come on! it was my dream to make an air conditioned jacket!!!!!!!!!!!!!