Bandai Namco Amusement will be opening their Gashapon Department Store flagship store in Ikebukuro's Sunshine City this weekend, aiming to have the world's largest collection of gashapon machines in one store–a whopping 3,000 machines! Spin the machine after the jump!
A fan favorite collectible from 2002 is returning, bigger and better than ever. Premium Bandai is now accepting pre-orders for HGIF's Sailor Moon gashapons, larger and with improved paint jobs. Take a look after the jump!
Hey, kids! Do you like Kirby? Do you like your favorite characters interpreted with jutting chins and underbites? Then we've got just the story for you! Hit the jump for one of the more interesting new gashapon lines coming to Japan.
No capsule? No problem. The new Zaku head gashapons hitting machines next month are designed to be self-contained, transforming out into 65mm-tall reproductions once fully assembled. Three different types will be available, including Char's custom. Hit the jump to see how they work!
A series of petite gashapon toys designed to decorate your desktop with characters from Rumiko Takahashi's classic manga and anime, Urusei Yatsura, is coming soon to capsule toy machines throughout Japan. Hit the jump to check them out.
Kitan Club - a Japanese maker of tiny, whimsical toys such as "Cup no Fuchiko" and "Nature Techni Color" - is celebrating its 10th anniversary with an exhibition at the Parco Museum in Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan. Hit the jump to learn more.
A new collection of gashapon can badges features artwork of the cast of sports anime Kuroko's Basketball dressed up in a variety of Halloween-themed costumes. Hit the jump to check it out.
Bandai has partnered with Netch to develop a new line of remote-controlled gashopon capsule toy vending machines. Hit the jump to learn more.
Premium Bandai has announced an upcoming line of Dragon Ball Z gashapon toys using some famous last words. Could the new series feature Yamcha doing his infamous pancake impersonation? Hit the jump to speculate.