Japan is a land of gadgets that are both marvelous and mystifying. If you can't go to the home of weird gadgets, why not bring some of the weird gadgets home to you? Here is a list of Japanese gadget gifts that will give you culture shock worse than Bill Murray in a Tokyo karaoke bar.
Ah, weird relatives. The ones whose existence we ignore until there's the realization that we're obligated to get them some kind of gift. Here are a few safe ideas that are reasonable on cost and extra low on effort.