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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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Japanese company has employees-only capsule toy machine in its office for an awesome reason

The best thing you can get from a gacha machine? An instant reminder that the work you do has value.

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Block off your desk with adorable animal road blocks, as seen in Japan’s road construction

In today’s installment of incredibly niche gachapon capsule toys, we coo over these very cute teeny-tiny barricades.

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Japan’s letter-from-little-sister capsule toys become even more disturbing with new content

”Please believe me!” pleads little sister after possible death in the family, but you’ll want to stay on your guard.

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Japanese public intoxication on parade in new line of capsule toys

You know, for kids.

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New edition canned fish rings in capsule machines nationwide, now with tuna!

It’s never been a better time to be a tuna can enthusiast.

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Mini karate-chop roof tiles you can actually destroy are Japan’s newest capsule toy【Videos】

Compact stress-reliver easily fits on desks for when you need a high-impact break from work or study.

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No coins? Not a problem for Japan’s new cashless gachapon capsule toy vending machines

The beloved capsule toy machines are catching up to the times by losing the coin element of the transaction. 

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Japanese public phones are immortalized in this utterly perfect miniature model

This capsule toy model of a Japanese public telephone got a great reception on Twitter!

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