Some of The Strangest Capsule Toys You Can Buy in Japan

Even a bird hugging bread?

A couple admiring all the gachapon choices. Photo- Rittis/Shutterstock.com

Gachapon or gacha gacha capsule toy machines have exploded in Japan.

They’ve been popular for years, but I kept seeing them everywhere in Osaka during my latest trip — entire store sections of them in malls and even at revolving sushi restaurants.

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Khalid Birdsong

Khalid Birdsong

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