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9 Of The Craziest Things You’ll Find In Japanese Vending Machines

If you ever visit Japan, be sure to keep an eye out for vending machines, because you never know what you might find in them! Vending machines started becoming popular in Japan in the 1950s and there are now more vending machines in the country per capita than anywhere else in the world! Here are 9 of the craziest things you’ll find in Japanese vending machines.

  1. Rice – This vending machine sells bags of rice and there are several different types for you to choose from

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via Threestepsoverjapan.blogspot.com

2. Ramen – there are loads of Japanese vending machines where you can pick up canned soups in all sorts of flavours

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via Theimaginaryzebra.com

3. Umbrellas – handy if it starts raining

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via Kirainet.com

4. Surgical masks – due to air pollution problems, quite a lot of people in Japan wear surgical masks when going out; they also wear them when travelling overseas

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via Nickspics.net

5. Eggs – fancy making an omelette when you get home? Stop by this vending machine and pick up some fresh eggs

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via Tofugu.com

6. Lettuce – one of the more bizarre entries on the list, this vending machine lets you buy fresh lettuce and can produce a total of 60 heads a day using only fluorescent bulbs

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via Hongkiat.com

7. Bananas – if you’re trying to get your five a day, stop by this vending machine that sells nothing but bananas

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via Tokyobling.wordpress.com

8. Burgers – these vending machines that sell burgers really put the fast in fast food

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via Thedailymeal.com

9. Noodles – these vending machines let you choose from loads of different types of cooked noodles you can grab on the go

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James Gibson
I'm a Classics graduate and have been writing for over three years. Hopefully going to go into novel writing some day. I'm mostly interested in theme parks and roller coasters - I've been on 300 coasters and plan on going on lots more!

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