A small sink somen device "Nagashi Somen Pocket" is now available from Takara Tomy Arts. It will be on sale from April 1st. The price (tax included) is 2,970 yen each.
"Nagashi Somen Pocket" is a "personal" Nagashi Somen (Flowing cold noodles) that fits in your pocket and is easy to carry. A structure in which the main body (motor parts) is contained in a container with a diameter of about 8 cm. The main body has a built-in motor and screw, so if you place the main body in the center of your favorite vessel, pour water into the vessel and turn on the switch of the main body, a water flow will be created according to the rotation of the screw so that somen can flow. Become.
Since the vessel is 16 to 23 cm in diameter and can be used if it has a certain depth, you can select Japanese tableware, metal tableware, etc. according to your mood and situation. Because it is a size that you can easily carry around, you can use it not only at home but also in various scenes such as having "Nagashi Somen Lunch" on your desk during lunch break or "Outdoor Nagashi Somen" at camping or mountain climbing. ..
It also comes with a function to switch the direction of the water through which somen flows, either counterclockwise, which is easy for right-handed people to scoop, or clockwise, which is easy for left-handed people to scoop. By replacing the "water flow parts" on the bottom of the main body on the front and back, the angle at which water enters the parts changes and the water flow is reversed. The case containing the main body can be used as a "somen noodle", and the lid of the case can be used as a "condiment container".
The main body size is W78mm x H85mm x D78mm. The batteries used are 2 AA alkaline batteries (sold separately). There are two color variations, white and black.