it was all the rage when I was in japan. Apparently back-ordered for 3-months
and not being limited to Japan only as there are even international orders from Singapore, Australia, etc.
The low down on the news about it is that it taps into the mother-complex and gives a sense of security by restraining the chest.
apparently very popular amongst white-collar businessmen who work in high stress environments.
no, I did not order one myself, nor do I intend to get one.