[Image: Thanko]
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Why use regular earphones when there are elf earphones?

Via Japan’s Thanko, these buds are outfitted with pointy elf ear covers. The wired earphones come with a small mic and toggle switch.

They might be good for cosplay or just as a pair of interesting earphones.

[Image: Thanko]
[Image: Thanko]

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Priced at 1,980 yen ($17.40), they’re currently Japan only and available in one skin tone. Hopefully if they catch on, they’ll come in others.

[Image: Thanko]

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