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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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Weird Japanese gacha lucky dip vending machine gives us more than we bargained for

You never know what might happen when you play with the gacha gods. 

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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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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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Japanese vending machine at Shinjuku Station is a rare gem hiding in plain sight

You won’t find items like this at any other vending machine in the area!

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Random beef tongue vending machine in Tokyo lets us test our luck, fill our bellies【Taste test】

We got your Gyutan gacha right here.

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We get lucky with a Wagyu beef gacha vending machine at 3,000 yen a pop

There are no losers with this, but we think we won big.

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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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“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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Gacha gourmet — can we survive only eating meals that we pull a capsule toy replica version of?

May the odds (of getting a good gacha toy) be ever in your favour.

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Gacha machine backpack is Japan’s hottest new fashion statement

Wearable gacha machine is sure to turn heads wherever you go. 

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Octopus tentacle ear plugs coming to Japanese capsule toy machines

I’m a sucker for stylish ear protection.

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Trying our luck at premium gacha machines for high-end appliances, camping equipment, and more

The results are “shocking!”

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“Have fun seeing what comes out” gacha machine is a mystery in more ways than one

What the heck will come out of a machine like this?

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Mr. Sato takes on the “Trap or Treasure” capsule machine for 500 yen

One man’s trap is another’s treasure.

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Win a room or bed on an overnight boat from Nagoya in ferry’s Boat Gacha campaign

Feeling lucky and adventurous?

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