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    Monday February 22, 2021
  • Bandai Namco to Open World's Biggest Gashapon Store in Ikebukuro

    3,000 machines will feature inside the Gashapon Department Store flagship store

    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!

  • Thursday November 12, 2020
  • Sailor Moon Gashapons Return Bigger and Better After 18 Years

    New set from Premium Bandai features pearlescent paint job and display stand

    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!

  • Sunday November 26, 2017
  • New Gashapon Line Brings You Kirby with a Chin

    "Shakurel Kirby" line... exists.

    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.

  • Wednesday January 11, 2017
  • New "Gundam" Gashapons Are Their Own Capsules

    Specially-made Zaku heads don't need containers.

    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!

  • Saturday May 28, 2016
  • See What's Inside The Gashapon Machines That House Treasures

    Ever wanted to peek inside one of those machines? Here's your chance!

  • Saturday January 2, 2016
  • "Urusei Yatsura" Gashapon Toys to Decorate Desk Tops Soon

    Set of 5 petite figures coming to capsule toy machines in late January of 2016

    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.

  • Saturday December 5, 2015
  • Kitan Club Celebrates 10th Anniversary with Exhibition at Shibuya PARCO

    Makers of "Cup no Fuchiko" & other toys will have 2500 items on display

    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.

  • Wednesday September 9, 2015
  • Cast of "Kuroko's Basketball" Dress Up for Halloween-Themed Gashapon Badges

    Capsule toy prizes go on sale in late-September of 2015 in Japan

    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.

  • Tuesday June 16, 2015
  • Bandai Develops Remote Controlled Gashpon Vending Machines

    "Net de Capsule" allows users to buy capsule toys via the Internet, smart phone app

    Bandai has partnered with Netch to develop a new line of remote-controlled gashopon capsule toy vending machines. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Monday March 23, 2015
  • Premium Bandai to Release "Dragon Ball Z" Gashapon Series Featuring Cratered Yamcha?

    Pre-orders for mystery toys go on sale March 26, 2015

    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.

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