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The PlayStation PocketStation Makes For An Excellent Backpack

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Image: Yoshito
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Remember the PocketStation? Released in Japan for the original PlayStation, it was a Memory Card peripheral outfitted with LCD screen and the ability to run software. Turns out the PocketStation’s shape works very well in backpack-form.

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Twitter user Yoshito created this PocketStation backpack. It’s not working or playable, of course, but does feature the white Sony cat Toro from Dokodemo Issho.

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This backpack sure looks excellent!

Originally from Texas, Ashcraft has called Osaka home since 2001. He has authored six books, including most recently, The Japanese Sake Bible.

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Michael Crider

I wish gadgets like this one and the VMU, the little Pokemon companions, and other game-on-the-go thingies would make a comeback. I want bonuses for walking around, durnit. Phones and smartwatches would be a perfect and cheap platform for virtual versions.