vending machines

Coca-Cola debuts drinkable dashi delicacy for diners on the dash

Vending machine gourmands rejoice! Coca-Cola’s Go:Good line has a new meal you can buy in a can and gulp down.

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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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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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DyDo is offering Japan’s first “reverse” vending machine of drinks for a very limited time

New vending machine prioritizes nutritional information over product packaging.

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We splurge at the new Blue Bottle Coffee vending machines in Tokyo

Mr Sato tells us what he thinks of US$6 canned coffee.

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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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Completely unmanned 24-hours clothing store found in Tokyo

Behold the future of retail!

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New vending machines in Shibuya set to dispense Blue Bottle Coffee blends, beans, and more

Bougie bougie down, fast artisanal coffee coming to town.   

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We make a Japanese ice cream vending machine

It’s amazing what you can get free with Japanese magazines nowadays. 

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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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Japanese vending machines will now let your buy things using your face

Smile for the camera (and the drink).

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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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Creative Japanese office installs awesome full-size vending machine made out of cardboard【Video】

Japan has a lot vending machines, but there’s only one like this.

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How well do you know your Japanese vending machines?【Quiz】

They’re everywhere and we use them every day, but how well do we really know them?

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Our reporter eats more bugs from a Tokyo vending machine, compares flavors【Taste test】

Our reporter Seiji ventures back to Ueno’s bug vending machine to learn if crickets and grasshoppers taste the same.

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Taste-testing Tokyo’s biggest, best edible bug vending machine【Photos】

We take a chance with a random selection from a machine that sells tarantulas and dung beetles for you to eat.

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The sad story of the Japanese vending machine set to disappear at the end of the year

A little bit of history gone forever as Kirin puts an end to a beloved mainstay.

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