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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.

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

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

It was unveiled earlier this spring.

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

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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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