Posts Tagged: gachapon

The care and feeding of gacha machines

How do gashapon machines (ガシャポン) get filled? How are they maintained? Thanks to these two stout yeomen tending to a herd of gacha machines on a street in Ameyayokochō, now you know…

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(Ueno, Tokyo 2015)

Toys and whimsy

I like toys, specifically toys of Japanese design. This is one view of my office, in my house. I should be running a toy store in Nakano Broadway or Akihabara. It’s almost a bit out of control, is what it is…

Brisbane, California 2016

(Brisbane, California, April 2016)