The mysterious thing called "Luminodot" that we would very much like to have

Gadgets, Weirdness

It’s manufactured by Bandai, released in Japan, available to buy on Amazon Japan and, according to this site, seems to be a modern remake of an old Bandai toy called the Neon Brute. That’s Neon Brute.

Those are the only in-English facts we’ve been able to track down regarding this fascinating little device called Luminodot. Regardless of the lack of information, we’re feeling a significant amount of desire for this. Look at it. We would like a Luminodot based simply on how nice its case is and all the pretty colours.


It seems to be powered by you putting little plastic pegs into holes, creating a sort of neon Etch-a-Sketch-style, “analogue LED” image in the process. Imagine the fun you could have, especially during an usually lengthy power cut when the batteries of everything else have gone flat.

(Via FND)

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Gary Cutlack
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