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All About Gachapon, the Japanese Vending Machines that Run on Luck!

Being exasperated when playing a game or doing something that needs luck is a usual thing. But when buying something from a vending machine, we know what’s coming and that we’re getting it for sure. Unless the machine gets stuck at which point there’s the fight or flight reaction – some people kick the machine,…

The Quirkiest Gifts in Japan to Get for Everyone on Your Gift List

When traveling abroad there are two kinds of things tourists always bring home with them; pictures and souvenirs. Whether you are buying for yourself, or for family and friends, some kind of memorabilia is tucked away in the suitcase as a reminder of the place you visited. Tokyo has no shortage of things to buy.…

The Great Tokyo “Gacha-Gacha”

Vending Machines In Japan We all know that the vending machines in Tokyo are the best. Snacks, drinks, even ice-creams! Anytime you feel peckish you can just stroll around and I guarantee that you will find a vending machine within 5 minutes. On cold winter days, they even offer warm drinks to provide momentary comfort.…