Finally! A series of shiba inu gachagacha toys made by an artist who understands that these devilish dogs are not just unbearably adorable, they come packed with a level of eccentric that makes eel-flavored ice cream look like vanilla.
This series may be sold out by the time you’re next in Tokyo, but there will be plenty more to take its place! If you’d like to discover the latest, greatest, gachagacha, a guide to the best gachapon hunting spots in Tokyo is on my travel blog, The Tokyo Guide I Wish I’d Had. Happy hunting!
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9 thoughts on “The Shiba Inu Vending Machine”
I really enjoyed seeing these Jonelle! Although it filled me with some sadness that none of the shibas owned by my family will likely ever get the chance to stick their head through a shoji screen.
That IS a shiba Life Goal lol. But I super envy your family for having shibas! I’ve got family members who are super allergic to animals, so I have to visit my obsession on random shibs I meet in the park and on the street (*^ω^*)
Now that I’m moving I realize ALL the junk (sorry wonderful Japanese stuff) that I bought over the years 😁😩
I FEEL YOUR PAIN lol
Thanks! Will I keep the HUGE yellow pikachu given to me many years ago ( and still imperfect shape I must say)… stay tuned to the Marionchan is moving show!!!🤣
Omg I have one of these I got from Ahikabara now I wish I got the whole set. I love how you photoshopped in the background….hillarious!
How sad is it that I’ve posted so often about vending machine toys that I’ve figured out a technique for taking pictures of them? Better send that admirable accomplishment to my college alumni news column (since I won’t be starting any groundbreaking internet companies or winning any Nobel prizes anytime soon lol)
You are funny! Hehehe. For pure gold comedy about Japan you would win a prize. I would like you to read my Requiem for a Washlet piece on my blog. The humble washlet by TOTO is a masterpiece and the team have come a long way since recording the song Africa. https://contentcatnip.com/2018/11/07/four-weird-unexpected-things-to-love-about-japan/
Ahahaha, that was an excellent post! You DO need to live in Japan, if you love a warm toilet seat and a convenience stores that actually sell the stuff you might need IN A HURRY after other stores close (feminine products, I’m talking to YOU). I was highly amused to discover that they also sell black funeral ties. In case of, er, sudden deaths?