gachapon

New world record – Tokyo capsule toy shop will have more machines in one spot than anywhere else

Sunshine City set to shine even brighter with opening of Bandai Namco’s Gashapon Department Store.

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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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New taiko gacha capsule toys let you play Japanese drums with true-to-life sound

Now anyone can learn to play traditional Japanese drums, and there’s a safe that needs breaking into too!

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Save those coins – Extra-expensive capsule machine toys are on their way in Japan

Bandai’s Premium Gashapon wants to go beyond pocket-change impulse buys.

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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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New Japanese sake miniatures teach us about drinking culture in Japan

Tiny replicas from a famous brewery are this month’s hottest gacha collection.

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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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This gachapon capsule machine dispenses real Akoya pearls, with certificates of authenticity

We sent a reporter to go gamble for a genuine gachapon gem.
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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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Defibrillator toys from Japanese capsule machines are so realistic they might save a life

Indirectly of course, the actual toy couldn’t save a life to save its life.

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Seriously, what’s up with Japan’s fixation with animals going to the bathroom as capsule toys?

We have so many questions about the questionable design of some of these toys.

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Wanna win a Nintendo Switch? You can with this gigantic gacha capsule machine in Nara【Photos】

We try our luck and get pleasantly surprised.

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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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Testing Japan’s gacha capsule toy calligraphy brushes – tranquility for just 200 yen【Photos】

Paired with a mini goshuincho, this is a small-size, small-price way to experience the inner calm of traditional Japanese arts.

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New light-up Japanese bar sign capsule toys make drinking at home feel like a night on the town

Get the look of five types of Tokyo’s back-alley bars in the comfort of your kitchen.

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Cat lovers can now put a canned ring on it with new line of capsule toys

Because who can judge what high fashion is?

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