Japanese vending machines

Make restaurant quality food at home with Japanese restaurant Kitchen ABC’s vending machine

Making restaurant quality food at home is as simple as (Kitchen) ABC.

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Wagyu beef gacha vending machine dispenses meat at random in Japan

Like a box of chocolates, you never know which one you’re gonna get.

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This Japanese vending machine wants to help you with the washing up

But how does it compare to what’s on offer at the Lawson convenience store? 

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Japanese vending machine is the first of its kind, operated by a local business

A fun and tasty way to support the local economy.

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Discount vending machine in Japan serves up Caramel Popcorn Soda

And we’re not sure how we feel about it.

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“H” means a few things in Japan, which is why we mistook this vending machine for something else

An H vending machine, right in the heart of Tokyo’s Shinjuku district.

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What’s it like to eat eel from a Japanese vending machine?

Mr Sato takes us on an unagi adventure.

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Try-your-luck vending machine proves it doesn’t always pay to take a gamble

Don’t be fooled by the shiny bright lights of this machine.

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Cold karaage vending machines take fried chicken to new extremes

Take a trip to heaven and hell with “Deep Fried Chicken of Angel and Devil I wish you every happiness”.

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Vending machine with in-flight meals becomes a sell-out hit at Haneda Airport in Japan

Sold-out meals cause a buzz online, but are they really worth a visit to the airport?

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The most Japanese vending machine of them all? Tokyo discovery shows us a new use for PET bottles

A genius way to sell some very Japanese staples. 

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We accidentally buy some silkworm candy at Hokkaido’s Vending Machine Land

We attempt to get over our dislike of eating insects by… eating some insects. 

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Vending machine noodle ice cream: A retro icon in Japan brings joy to a new generation

A surprising find to thrill the taste buds of noodle lovers. 

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We eat a canned omelette from a Japanese vending machine and hope for the best

Fingers crossed this dashimaki doesn’t end up looking as old as the machine that sold it.

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Weird Japanese vending machine find of the day: Cream in cans?

You’ll only find one thing in this machine, and it’s heaven for cream lovers.

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Japanese Twitter user documents month-long crusade to buy a drink from a vending machine

Epic tale about a disappearing machine comes with a twist ending.

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For those who want it thick – Japanese vending machine allows you to choose drink thickness

It’s not just about personal preference, though.

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Meet the Japanese grandma who manually operates vending machines in the countryside

A unique place where there really is a person inside the machine. 

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Will we win a 75,000-yen tub of caviar from this Japanese vending machine?

Putting our faith in the gacha gods at a new store dedicated to weird vending machines in Tokyo.

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We try roasted sweet potatoes from a Japanese vending machine

This unusual machine sells hot potatoes and cold potatoes, but are they any good?

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