Japanese vending machines

We try fresh orange juice squeezed for us by a vending machine in Saitama【Taste test】

Does fresh OJ taste even sweeter when it’s squeezed by a machine?

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Mr Sato makes a frightening purchase at an Akihabara vending machine

A product literally shrouded in mystery. 

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Monjayaki vending machine appears in Tokyo

An unprecedented development for Tokyo’s famous specialty soul food.

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Mr. Sato eats luxurious fish from a vending machine, doesn’t get food poisoning

Mr. Sato taste tests some famous fish from Shizuoka.

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Kiss Choco Mint: New Japanese drink challenges all our minty preconceptions

“Unprecedented combination” of chocolate mint and carbonic acid surprises us with its flavour.

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We buy oysters from a Japanese vending machine

Raw seafood and a microwave is today’s weird vending machine find of the day. 

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Japanese vending machines now sell pearl jewellery

But are they good enough to pass as a White Day gift?

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Japanese vending machine sells PCR tests at 350-year-old temple in Tokyo【Photos】

We pick up a testing kit at the last place we ever expected to find one.

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A Japanese vending machine perfect for samurai

If vending machines existed in the Edo Period, they would’ve looked like this. 

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Japanese green tea vending machine has a puppet show that tells the story behind the drink

The Oi Ocha Karakuri machine is something you have to see to believe.

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New Tokyo vending machine has nothing but apple juice, but all different kinds from Japan’s north

A taste tour of Tohoku is waiting inside two Tokyo train stations.

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First-ever foot-operated vending machine appears in Japan during pandemic

Revolutionary new system aims to keep your hands clean but people aren’t entirely sold on the idea. 

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Japanese vending machines now sell pandemic goods

Welcome to the new normal.

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Mysterious eyes found in Japanese vending machine coin slot

There’s something living inside this machine!

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Weird Japanese vending machine find: Soda that looks like mayonnaise

We try the strange beverage that’s got people all shook up in Japan.

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Coca-Cola’s hot canned shrimp bisque: The newest reason Japanese vending machines are awesome

Just when we thought Japanese vending machines couldn’t get any more awesome, we’re happy to be proven wrong.

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