capsule toy machine

Wanting a frog, man gets too many praying animals from capsule machine, creates cute, creepy cult

Guess he got a little more than he bargained for…

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Awesome Japanese kindergarten magazine comes with sweet DIY capsule vending machine

Magazines for kids in Japan are so cool, even the adults want it.

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Father and son dissect a gachapon capsule toy machine to show us its magical insides【Video】

Don’t try this at home! And especially don’t try it at a gachapon store!

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Sushi-inspired wooden building blocks & other stylish, whimsical toys even parents would want!

In an increasingly digital world where toddlers and pets alike develop their hand-eye coordination with Fruit Ninja and Ant Crusher, it’s undeniably important to let kids experience the pleasure of tactile toys and natural materials. I still have the tsumiki (wooden building block) set that my brother and I used to play with; now worn around the edges but with the same nostalgic smell, the pieces still make a delightful and distinct clacking sound when they hit each other.

And so, after coming across a unique build-a-sushi set that has been garnering attention in Japan for its sleek minimalistic design, we rounded up a few timber toys from Asia that not only would spark children’s imagination, but would also look right at home at Anthropologie or the MoMA gift shop. With their chic sensibilities and innate warmth, even adults would love to have these playful objets d’art in their home!

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