Rilakkuma PC Netbook

Rilakkuma mini notebook PC

Bandai Networks has released a notebook PC for kids based on the popular San-x character, Rilakkuma.

More Rilakkuma information here from shibuya246 site.

The notebook is powered by an Atom N270 (1.6GHz) CPU, with 1GB of RAM and a 160GB of HDD. The screen is 8.9” in size with a 1024×600 resolution. It has a 1 seg digital TV tuner built in as well as LAN, wireless support and a web camera. The operating system is Windows XP Home edition

top cover of the Rilakkuma machine
case for the Rilakkuma machine

The Rilakkuma Mobile Note PC will only be sold in Japan. Orders are able to made from today on via LalaBit Market’s online store with a price tag of YEN 79,800.

The Rilakkuma Notebook is in addition to the February 2009 release of the Gachapin Notebook with similar specs. Both of these machines are limited release models.

Gachapin Mini notebook

Would you buy a character branded PC? Which character would you buy?

Thanks to Baka Brain on Twitter for tipping me off about this PC release. Much appreciated.

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  • yojiyoji

    OMG I want the Rilakkuma PC Notebook…

    No, I NEED IT! XD

  • caughtrh

    Love it! Shame it’s not a Mac though.

    • shibuya246

      A Rilakkumac 😉

  • whipcracker

    A new product for Rilakkuma to endorse=EPIC WIN! Now he needs to get his own blog,you'll have to help him right? I'll be the first to sign up. Rilakkuma: World Dominator! To bad it's only available in Japan though. I still want one though.
    Have a great weekend.
    Ja mata ne

    • shibuya246

      I think it will be limited to 500 units so it's going to sell fast. Maybe a Rillakuma theme you can download for windows would be good.

      • cvarta – Basel, Switzerland – System and Network Engineer who likes to develop applications on the side.

        yeah a rillakuma theme would be great. I like the case, if it could be purchased separately I would order it straight away. However i think 79000 ¥ for a netbook is a little bit expensive even if its a limited edition, don't you think so?

      • shibuya246

        Limited editions are always going to be a little bit more expensive. The specs sound pretty ok, but under $500 would be a good price point

  • whipcracker

    That sounds like a winner for me. Anything for Rilakkuma

    • shibuya246

      Hello Kitty keeps selling and selling. Great brand 🙂

  • Anonymous

    I really want it… Rilakkuma lovers…