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Turn your water bottle into a Japanese toilet!

Complete with a two-metre jet spray to get the party started.

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Cats bowing in apology is Japan’s latest weird gacha capsule toy collection

Felines walk us through the finer details of saying sorry in Japan.

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Low-quality paper cranes folded by young gyaru – Japan’s newest weird capsule toys

It’s not how this origami looks that’s important, but why it looks that way.

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Honey, I’ve shrunk the Japanese bath controls! New miniatures celebrate a home icon

Tiny panels talk to you and play melodies, just like the real thing. 

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Play the meta capsule toy game at Japan’s second-hand stores for some real surprises

Join us for a little bit of toy archeology.

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The most preposterous “adult” gacha capsule toys at Akihabara Station

Gacha collections so weird we can’t work out why they were even made.

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A sign of the times: Japan now has “hand sanitizer stand” gacha capsule toy machines

Forehead-scan thermometer not included.

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Who actually writes Japan’s Letters from Little Sister and schoolgirl love letter capsule toys?

It turns out there’s a division of labor between who comes up with the words and who writes them on the papers.

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Gorilla with a randoseru backpack and elementary school student cap is Japan’s newest WTF gacha

There’s a lot to unpack in this new six-piece collection.

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New gachapon figures from Japan imagine a romance beyond bathroom boundaries

Well, for the little icons on the door signs, at the very least.

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Miso soup capsule toys look good enough to eat, come with recipes to make the real thing!【Photos】

Miniature models give us a big appetite for Japan’s favorite comfort food.

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Definitely not for kids — new Pennywise gacha capsule toy is terrifying yet awesome

Scary enough to make you uncomfortable, but small enough to put in your pocket!

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It’s a trap (Japanese capsule toy)!

We wanna wana!

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Poop Flinging Game – Literal weird crap from Japanese capsule toy machines【Photos】

Comes in anime-style and realistic poo versions!

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Botched art restorations become Japanese gacha capsule toys

Restoration fails remind us to keep our own mistakes in perspective.

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A capsule toy vending machine pandemic shopping solution The My Gashapon Handle

Because who knows how many little kids and giant otaku have put their hands on that machine since the last time it was cleaned?

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Mr. Sato visits Gacha Gacha no Mori: The capsule toy store for adult women

And learns a little about the joys of womanhood.

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Miniature sento bathhouse range is this season’s must-buy gacha capsule toy collection

Relieve stress with the soothing setting of a Japanese public bathhouse. 

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Gacha capsule toy paradise for adults appears at Akihabara Station

We pick up some very rare miniatures from a new lineup of gacha vending machines.

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Japan’s greatest shirtless comedian Egashira 2:50 honored in new capsule toy line

You know you’ve made it in Japan when they make a series of capsule toys out of you.

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