Did you know that they sell smartphone undies in Japan???

Did you know that they sell smartphone undies in Japan???
When it comes to buying smartphone accessories, the sheer variety of stuff out there can be mind-boggling. There's your relatively mundane (and actually useful) stuff like car holders, battery packs, spare cables, screen protectors, cleaning kits, et cetera. There are also gourmet food and phosphorous crustacean cases. And then there's smartphone underwear. You got that right!

In Japan (where else?!), smartphone users who are concerned about insensitively exposing their handsets' private parts can apparently solve their problem the same way they'd do it for themselves — by buying a comfy pair of pantsu! The fun accessories are produced by toy maker Bandai and obviously lack any practical purpose besides, you know, making your phone look like it forgot to put on its pants this morning.

Nevertheless, Japanese teens and the odd middle-aged citizen, perhaps, went pretty crazy over the SmartPants, as they are called. Having found success in its new product slash undergarment line, Bandai followed up with silicone smartphone underwear imprinted with all kinds of patterns — animals, bananas, Mount Fuji, you name it. As for the undies themselves, there are all sorts of models imaginable — bikinis, jockstraps, briefs, whatever. They usually cost as little as $2 a piece and are sold in vending machines. They love vending machines in Japan for some reason!

If you want to score a pair of pants for your all-too-naked handset, you don't need to go all the way to a Tokyo vending machine to do so. A set of 7 pantsu can be found online in Japanese import stores such as J-Box. However, the $40 price tag isn't something we're especially keen on.


source: Oddity Central

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35 Comments

1. cnour

Posts: 2305; Member since: Sep 11, 2014

No need to put this on an Android phone since an Android phone has no balls!!!!

4. Ordinary

Posts: 2454; Member since: Apr 23, 2015

I dont think you should wear a thong if you have balls.

23. discharge unregistered

Ordinary so true but you know them fanboys will use them with balls and do a show for Tim Cook so they get free iPhones ... Sorry LGBT but it's true!! It's my opinions and my rights on that

9. tedkord

Posts: 17050; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

They're panties therefore they're perfect for an iPhone, and you.

18. discharge unregistered

Androids are not stupid enough to do such thing and are the best!! The only reason people buy iPhones are the logo, every tv add or commercial has a iPhone it's all publicity and that's it!! Get real here phone arena whe the hell put such a stupid topic on here but at least the fanboys of Apple will get a turn on to see the iPhone in panties like they use!! That's probably where the idea got on here!! And I thought I saw stupid things on Facebook this tops them all LMAO!!

19. nahusiv

Posts: 100; Member since: Apr 20, 2015

ya because using iPhones is a risk... is not the safer choice... Applecare doesnt exist... because Apple uses displays with so high density that your battery cant handle it.... because Apple let you change EVERYTHING on your phone... sarcasm off

29. kajam

Posts: 220; Member since: Jun 24, 2015

Do you know the difference between Male and Female ! ! ! hahahahahahhahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahah​ahahhahahahahahhahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahah​ahahahahhahahahahahhahahahahahahahahahahahahahahah​ahahahahahahhahahahahahhahahahahahahahahahahahahah​ahahahahahahahahhahahahahahhahahahahahahahahahahah​ahahahahahahahahahahhahahahahahhahahahahahahahahah​ahahahahahahahahahahahahhahahahahahhahahahahahahah​ahahahahahahahahahahahahahah

2. DeusExCellula

Posts: 1390; Member since: Oct 05, 2014

get the fck out Japan

3. Theus

Posts: 13; Member since: Dec 10, 2014

This is quality phone news

20. discharge unregistered

What's next panties gate??

5. mayur007

Posts: 593; Member since: Apr 10, 2012

hahahahaha thats called innovation :P

6. Amw86

Posts: 44; Member since: Oct 14, 2013

Tokio?

7. Jonas_london

Posts: 26; Member since: Dec 02, 2014

When it comes to crazy stuff, japs take the cake now a days

8. hurrycanger

Posts: 1751; Member since: Dec 01, 2013

Dang... That looks painful...

10. 7a6d3e7

Posts: 22; Member since: Sep 14, 2015

No more privacy concerns.. Your secret stuff is safe.. Lol Blackberry has been doing it wrong.

11. zeeBomb

Posts: 2318; Member since: Aug 14, 2014

Only in japan

12. Xperia14

Posts: 1196; Member since: Sep 01, 2015

No. But speaking about Japan: where is the Z5 review? iI's already out for a week..

13. skips

Posts: 441; Member since: Oct 04, 2015

don't tell me I am that little special snowflake that knew about this wayyyyyyyyyyyyy before

14. quakan

Posts: 1418; Member since: Mar 02, 2011

No need to take them off, just slide them to the side. Of course I mean to charge your phone. ;-)

21. discharge unregistered

I hope so lol to charge there

15. thegeneral7010

Posts: 437; Member since: Dec 10, 2014

They should write a warning on the one for note 5 not to insert it wrong

16. tedkord

Posts: 17050; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

But they should only be required to give it to anyone with an IQ below 70.

17. wargreymon

Posts: 764; Member since: Nov 05, 2013

Did PA know that PA had a similar article in the past?

22. 99nights

Posts: 1152; Member since: Mar 10, 2015

Along with every other crazy thing under the blue moon. I remember when they used animals for phone cases..

24. brasstax

Posts: 538; Member since: Apr 16, 2014

This seems a little hard to believe for one simple reason.. The undies'.. ahem.. business area is bang over where the capacitive home button would be. And with almost every home button doubling as a fingerprint scanner these days, how is this supposed to work?

25. brasstax

Posts: 538; Member since: Apr 16, 2014

This seems a little hard to believe for one simple reason.. The undies'.. ahem.. business area is bang over where the capacitive home button would be. And with almost every home button doubling as a fingerprint scanner these days, how is this supposed to work?

26. brasstax

Posts: 538; Member since: Apr 16, 2014

This seems a little hard to believe for one simple reason.. The undies'.. ahem.. business area is bang over where the capacitive home button would be. And with almost every home button doubling as a fingerprint scanner these days, how is this supposed to work?

34. discharge unregistered

How many time you repeat your post there?? We got the point!!!!

27. brasstax

Posts: 538; Member since: Apr 16, 2014

Sorry guys.. did not mean to triple post.

28. Snapdragon

Posts: 5; Member since: Sep 07, 2012

I like my phones the way I like my women, thin and curvy with sexy underwear ;)

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