Japan Now Has Gundam-Shaped Vending Machines

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When you think of Japan, you probably think of Gundam. Maybe you think of vending machines. Now both have been joined into one single entity. Behold, the Gundam-shaped vending machine.


As Waseda’s Jeffrey Hall points out, the vending machine has been rolled out at Aichi Prefecture’s Lagunasia water park.

The machine has also been spotted at other locations, including Tokyo’s Roppongi Hills.

It was unveiled earlier this spring.


While it only sells coffee, at least that coffee is Gundam themed.


Originally from Texas, Ashcraft has called Osaka home since 2001. He has authored six books, including most recently, The Japanese Sake Bible.



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