Our Holiday Wish
You've already given our team the best Christmas gift by helping us bring Genki to life, but we do have a small request that would be the cherry... Read more
Colors Done, Extended USB-C: The Last Hurdle
A lot of you should be getting Genki this week
I totally empathize with everyone who has had a vague to tracking update, our fulfillment team has been clear with... Read more
Shipping Updates, Colors, Customizations, and Smash Weekend (and Katamari!)
Just a quick update amongst the making, packing, shipping madness.
First off we shipped out 6,661 packages - or so we thought until my email started exploding everyday since we... Read more
Second Batch and Reflecting on Factory Life
Nothing really prepares you for that first week stepping onto the factory floor to make something for the first time ever. No matter how many MBA classes you’ve taken on... Read more
Ship, Ship, Hooray!
Happy Pokemon Day!
After a few rounds of test production I can happily say we’ve cleared the fog and are indeed ready to ship. These past months have been nothing... Read more
It’s October Already?!
Let’s start with the biggest question on everyone’s mind...
After four rounds of mold refinement we can honestly say we're quite satisfied with our latest production test of... Read more
Checking in before the final stretch
With big updates from the Nintendo Direct and Apple Keynote that hit earlier this week we thought it'd be good time to step outside of the factory walls and get... Read more
The Joy of Logistics
Hopefully everyone received an email from Backerkit last last weekend to basically choose your Genki colors, select or purchase add-ons, and confirm your final shipping address. Please fill... Read more
Project Funded... and Beyond!
Hope everyone had a great weekend 😎. We’ve been busy getting everything sorted, prioritizing passthrough charging - and let’s just say we’ve worked day and night to sort this out... Read more
The Final Stretch
Before anything, two important things.
1. THANK YOUfor being an awesome supportive community, we're approaching half a million (wow!) and want to restate our commitment on full transparency and... Read more
The Half-time Show
Color Voting Results are in!
When we first clicked launch we never imagined we’d grow to this scale so it felt safe to just stick with the neon blue /... Read more
Joy-Con Color Matching
Let's talk about stretch goals. We all like stretching but...
- Stretch goals take a lot of planning and forecasting that can screw up a project
- We're seriously committed to delivering... Read more
Putting the Last 36 Hours into Perspective
There’s a few major events in your life that come up when you know everything in your life is about to change. Seriously, you guys have allowed what started as... Read more