The Sega Genesis Turned Tiny For Capsule Toys

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The Sega Genesis Mini is small, but these capsule versions are even smaller. Sure, they don’t play games, but they’re tiny and cute.


Over the years, numerous game consoles have been miniaturized for capsule toys. As IT Media points out, what makes this latest line so interesting is how extensive the peripherals and add-on versions are. 

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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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YuJin had a couple lines of capsule toy consoles years ago, which I got some of through Play-Asia. Their SEGA line likewise included a MegaDrive, with MegaCD and 32x addons. This one’s inclusion of Sonic & Knuckles is an impressive level of detail to go to though. But then, I think these are like 50% larger than the YuJin ones were. 🤔