12 Japanese tech gifts you'll want to import

Japan has gained a reputation as one of the most technologically advanced countries on the planet. Its constant delivery of stunning, high-tech products means that its budget for research and development is at a colossal $130 billion per year, one of the largest in the world. Naturally, this has led to an abundance of products that are, shall we say, "memorable."

Whether it's computer chips bullet trains or holographic products, Japan is synonomous with technology, and one of the benefits for consumers is the creation of a wealth of gadgets that you simply can't find anywhere else. With the holiday season upon us, here are a number of unique gifts that come straight from Japan.

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