Japan Sonic Random
Miscellaneous Japanese Sonic the Hedgehog Items
Here is a collection of items that just don't fit in anywhere else. Sometimes, the items are so random that you can't even tell what they are! This does not mean they are not interesting to look at, though. Impress everyone with your knowledge of the obscure.

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Dreamcast Themed SA1 Postcard Selection Here is a collection of postcards released for Sonic Adventure 1 on the Dreamcast. These came out in 1998. In the collection, you got 1 card for each character in the game. Knuckles on a red card, Dr Eggman with his name across him on a black card with small text, Tails on a yellow one, E-102 Gamma on a gray card with his name down the edge, Amy on a pink card with her name at the top, and yes that's Big back there (you can only see his ear) on a blue/violet horizontal card. Sonic, and some text (it's way too small to read) is on a horizontal blue card that almost matches his color.
The card backs are nice too, with orange and black ink, Sonic face stamp-placement indicator, and SA1 watermark style logo. This is a nicely designed set of post cards. Were they a bonus item? Credit: Hikari Site
SA1 Card Collection CG Postcards Here are more Sonic Adventure 1 cards.
This may be a second set, or it's possible the set seen above on this page wasn't complete. This has close up portrait character cards, full-body picture cards & CG cards. It's fun to include the different kinds of special chao you could raise in the garden. There's the chaos one, the silver one, & 2 shiny mystery colors. It looks like Chaos 0 has a CG card as well, possibly. What are these cards for & where were they released/could be bought?
Prize Card 2015 This item was described only as a "Prize Card"
It's from 2015 (which you can read there in the orange oval) but what is it, exactly? It came inside this tri-folded paper, possibly a brochure or maybe a letter. The card itself seems to be plastic, and fits in the lift-a-flap paper holder stuck to the larger paper. It features CG Sonic, some blue sky & colored balloons. The letter & card text are all in Japanse though, so you can't really read it to see what it's about. Do write in with details for credit, if you can shed some light on the card/letter purpose! Photo discovered by @JapanAnimePosters on Instagram
Big Blue All-Cloth Sonic Tails Bag A great big bag!
This is an all-cloth bag from the 1990s, which is a little uncommon because such re-useable "eco bags" were not really a fad/trend at the time. It's all light blue, with tough handles in the top center. It has the main image of Sonic & Tails with a simple green triangle background. The Segasonic logo is at the bottom, and there are 2 more poses for Sonic at the top in each upper corner of the bag. The item that's on it there is a plastic lighter, so it kind of gives you an idea of the size. A re-use-able bag is always handy, and this one's got great classic style. It is too bad that it's uncommon. Photo discovered by @JapanAnimePosters on Instagram
Soccer Sonic Figure Pointy Item Here is a confusingly-labeled Soccer Football Sonic themed item.
It is a long semi-transparent red plastic stick with pointy end. The top has a small Sonic figure (fully 3D) where he's holding a soccer football between his hand and one foot while sitting? on a blue spring or stack of blue disks. The other hand looks like it's reaching down, but holding nothing/resting on nothing.
The item description called this "EarPick". But why?
Look how sharp it is! No one would EVER want this thing near their ears. "Don't put sharp things in your ear" is advice as old & obvious as "Don't eat gravel stones off the ground". Plus, the soccer theme has nothing to do with ears, hygene or anything, so what is this item REALLY? Write in if you know for credit. Photo discovered by @JapanAnimePosters on Instagram
Strange Art Sonic 2 Disk Just what is this Sonic 2 themed disk?
It's on top of a plastic, but it doesn't really look like a pin-button. Is it a sticker? A plastic? But, whatever it is, it has some sort of odd art. It's Sonic & Tails running, and they're fully shaded...but look at Sonic. His face is sort of...flattened? One ear is pointed directly sideways, and his spikes seem to be shaded as if they're all in just 1 row. (Which, it was well known by Sonic 2 that this was never the case, but the 'half-pipe' special stage proved it) Tails' shoes are oddly big, but he's otherwise fairly normal looking.
Here is an engraved Zippo Lighter.
Is it official, or was the engraving done after it was made plain? (As in, was it an ordinary lighter that was customized) It's difficult to know, because a flat metal surface like that is super easy to engrave. It has Segasonic logo at the top on the flip up lid, and 'laying-waiting/finger tapping' Sonic from the Sonic CD sprite as the graphic. Under him, is the "life of power" quote, along with the Sega logo. The bottom edge is branded for Zippo. Because lighters like this are mostly for cigarettes, it's uncommon. However, there ARE Sonic ash-trays too, even though smoking is bad and Sonic would never endorse it. It's a confusing item. Photo discovered by @JapanAnimePosters on Instagram