Japan Invents New Blanket That Promises Better Sleep with ‘Tentacles’

A Japanese firm has just unveiled a strange new blanket that resembles a favorite local noodle type. 

The Udon for Sleeping blanket, created by Kyoto-based Golden Field, aims to provide its users with a sound night’s sleep with the help of its gigantic noodle strands. As its name suggests, the tentacled sheet is inspired by the popular thick noodles from Japan.

A Japanese firm has just unveiled a strange new blanket that resembles a favorite local noodle type. 

According to Soranews24, the company behind it knows a thing or two about comfortable sleeping as it also manages a massage parlor chain that specializes in sleep-inducing head massages.

A Japanese firm has just unveiled a strange new blanket that resembles a favorite local noodle type. 

Setting out to create a blanket that promotes better sleeping had Golden Field considering a radical idea they came up with while the designers were out enjoying a meal.

A Japanese firm has just unveiled a strange new blanket that resembles a favorite local noodle type. 

 

One of the designers was looking at a plate of udon noodles when the idea came to mind, that a grid of blanket “noodles” would allow better comfort and heat distribution than a solid rectangular blanket that simply locks one into a configuration.

A Japanese firm has just unveiled a strange new blanket that resembles a favorite local noodle type. 

To get the desired warmth, the Udon for Sleeping blanket is meant to be paired with a mesh top cover. The spaces between the strands provide some breathing space and additional support for your arms, legs, or an extra pillow to hug. Such a set-up creates the optimal condition that keeps its user warm but also cool enough so that one does not wake up sweaty in the middle of the night.

A Japanese firm has just unveiled a strange new blanket that resembles a favorite local noodle type. 

The Udon for Sleeping blanket has become an instant hit with its initial batch of pre-order models being sold out almost immediately. Priced at 16,800 yen ($156) each, the special blankets are now officially available for purchase through Golden Field’s website.

Featured image via Golden Field

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