capsule toys

2nd line of Casio watch rings hits Japanese capsule machines and we got the secret one!

Spoiler alert for those who like capsule surprises.

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Cool capsule toys recreate how Japan navigated trains in pre-smartphone days【Photos】

Tiny timetable books are packed with info about how to get from point A to point B by rail.

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Legendary shojo manga classics get reprints as miniature capsule toys with full-volume contents

Small packages contain a huge dose of girls’ comics history and nostalgia.

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Akihabara Radio Kaikan’s gacha capsule toy lucky bag is an otaku delight【Photos】

Anime characters and cute models are some of the surprise finds in this fukubukuro. 

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Tokyo capsule toy machine gives you real samurai-era antique coins, but are they worth anything?

Little capsules of history.

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Opening 70 toys in a capsule toy lucky bag is our best tip for killing time over the holidays

We crack open an overwhelming batch of toys–from the charming to the wacky–in which there’s gotta be something for everyone.

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Akihabara capsule toy lucky bag is filled with cute characters and cool crap (literally)【Photos】

Mulan Akiba delivers the randomized gacha goods.

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Daruma Man: The Japanese gacha capsule toy series we never knew we needed

Here to help you with the heavy work of making all your wishes come true.  

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Gacha capsule toy machine sells…Japanese rice bags?!

Putting a new spin on the supermarket shop.

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Our writers take on the world’s smallest four-player Othello game

The real Othello battle rages within.

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Japan’s new Coins of Destiny capsule toys want to help you answer life’s most important questions

Such as “Should I get up now, or go back to sleep?”

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Gacha capsule toy machine sells Casio watch rings in Japan, and we try to get all of them

Will the gacha gods smile kindly on our desire to own all of these cute miniature watches?

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Kura Sushi adding premium tier pricing for better chance at capsule machine game

Kurazushi also sells sushi if you’re into that kind of thing.

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We got our paws on the real-kitty-litter snow globe, and here’s how it looks

Spoiler: it’s worth it.

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Naked mole-rats aren’t naked any more thanks to a new line of Japanese capsule toys

The next step is to get them to iron the shirts.

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Japan’s new tiny ninja capsule toy collection turns your desk into a secret hideout

Six-piece collection adds some shadow warrior fun to your workday.

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Sushi key cover capsule toys remind you of Japan’s oft-forgotten delicious oshizushi at each push

Playful miniature food replicas are also a Japanese play on words.

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Real-kitty-litter snow globes coming soon to Japan’s capsule toy vending machines【Photos】

All the excitement of your cat pawing up a storm at its litter box with none of the mess to clean up!

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“World’s Smallest Othello” games on sale in Japanese capsule machines and it’s game on!

Here your greatest opponent is the board game itself.

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“Grandpa’s F**k it, Whatever Anything Best 3” gacha is today’s weird capsule machine find

Handwritten note from a Japanese granddad turns out to be heartwarming…and strangely heartbreaking at the same time.

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