Like my grandmother always says, sometimes the best gadgets are the ones you build yourself
-- with kits imported from Japan, purchased at places like Fred Flare. Princeton's
Paper Speaker kit comes with a pair of 1W stereo speakers, a USB connection, paste, and a paper template for building a retro desktop sound system. Three designs are available -- take your pick from a cabinet record player, a component stereo system, or an old school boom box. Check 'em out below, and then get yours when it becomes available in early July for ¥1,980 (approximately $21).