January 2023 Issue We introduce the contents of the January 2023 issue of "LDK," which went on sale on November 28. It features the "Ichiban-i no Ippanmono Grand Award" that evaluates only the best products in the areas of storage and interior design, food and kitchen tools, laundry and cleaning, skin care, and daily necessities.
LDK" is free of advertisements and tie-ups, and the editorial staff and experts thoroughly examine every product from the "user's point of view. It is a magazine that provides "honest evaluations" with the readers' interests in mind.
In the January 2023 issue, only the "truly good products" that were found after testing 4,803 products for 2,270 hours over the course of one year are presented. A "Freezer Storage Convenience Book" and "Cal-Day Inspiring Gourmet Ranking" are included as appendices.
of the Best Award:
Marna, This is Useful! Dishwashing Sponge K005Winner of the Ichiban-Ii Mono Grand Prize in the kitchen sponge category. Purchase price: 418 yen.
The specially shaped sponge fits tightly to dishes and provides outstanding cleaning power. The cleaning power of this sponge is impressive, as it can clean curry stained dishes with a single stroke. It is flat and soft, so it can be used as both a sponge and a cloth, and it can be hung up with a hook for convenience.
Ballarini Ferrara deep frying pan, 24cm, won the "Best of the Best" award in the frying pan category. Price: 3,960 yen.
The coating is also durable. It is a little heavy, but the deep shape makes simmering and boiling a breeze.
KINREI Nabeyaki-ya Kinrei Pork bone and seafood dipping noodleWinner of the Ichiban Ippanmono Grand Award in the frozen food rice and noodle category. Purchase price 189 yen/340g (11.99oz) (one serving).
The noodles are sticky, the seafood broth is rich, and it is a faithful reproduction of freshly made noodles. Everyone who tasted the noodles said they would like to repeat the experience.
H&B Labo Vegyskin Highly Moisturizing Lotion, Large Volume Lotion Category: Winner of the Ichiban-Ii No Imono Grand Award. Purchase price 1,078 yen/500 ml.
Received the highest rating of A+ for both moisturizing power and ingredients. Large volume, so it can be used on the body as well. The pump system makes it easy to use.
Siroka 2-way Cordless Stick Cleaner SV-S261Winner of the Ichiban-I-No-Iei Mono Award in the stick vacuum cleaner category. Price: 18,180 yen.
Shiroka's lightweight design allows for quick dusting when dust is a concern. Recommended for sub use or for people living alone.
Winner of the Ichiban-Ieimono Grand Prize in the
LocoGuide TokubaiChirashi Applique category. You can see information on sales and special offers at nearby stores in a large size. It also has a convenient shopping memo function.
Tenma Hakot M White / LL Sunny RedTool Box Winner of the Ichiban-Ieimono Grand Prize in the tool box category. Purchase price 1,280 yen/1,780 yen.
Ideal for storing self-tanning tools, sewing tools, letter sets, and other hobby items. It comes in a variety of sizes and has no partitions, so you can put just about anything in it.
Iris Oyama Steel Pail STPL-30 (30L)Winner of the Ichiban-Ii mono Grand Award in the kitchen trash can category, purchase price 6,750 yen.
Highly rated for both design and functionality. Stylish and fits on the wall to prevent dust from accumulating. The steel construction also prevents odors from attaching.