When travelers visit Akihabara they are usually in search of anime, manga, and game cultures that are native to Japan and rightfully so as Akihabara is the world capitol of Japanese anime and manga. Standing among the thousands of electronics, manga and anime stores stands Gachapon Kaikan. Staying within the realm of anime and manga related themes, Gachapon Kiakan is heaven for collectors of Japanese capsule toys.
Meaning “capsule-vending machine” Gachapon machines have a loyal following as some of these nifty machines dispense some rather rare and interesting collectibles. From anime and manga themes to everyday life and everything in between, Gachapon machines draw loyalists from around Tokyo and even around the globe.
Gachapon Kaikan is where Gachapon, capsule toys, come together in one glorious building where Gachapon lovers flock. Gachapon Kaikan is most definitely a Mecca for Gachapon fans as they offer all types and styles of Gachapon that will make any collectors heart flutter. With thousands of choices to chose from, it is easy to get lost for an eternity at the Gachapon Kaikan.
No only is anime and manga a main theme but there is also a variety of cute food collectables as well that look real enough to eat.
With the recent Pokemon GO application, Pokemon still holds strong as one of the main sellers at the Gachapon Kaikan. Come catch em’ all!
Yeah you guessed it, even PIKOTARO has a Gachapon that can be purchased at the Gachapon Kaikan in Akihabara.
Fuchico on the Cup series has been incredibly popular for a while now amongst Gachapon collectors. This special Valentine’s Day version of Fuchico is definitely somthing collectors will want to get their hands on as it is for a limited time only!
You can’t mention Gachapon without mentioning of of the thousands of anime and manga themed collectables. Naurto lovers will definitely like to get their hands on their chance of collecting the latest Boruto themed Gachapon.
Yugioh is also received quite a bit of a boost in popularity recently as campaigns around Tokyo have been promoting the new trading card packs and an upcoming revival in the anime series in 2017. Yugioh lovers will surely want to collect their Yugioh Gachapons!
Customers fill the store inside and outside to take a look at the newest and most popular Gachapon at the Gachapon Kaikan in Akihabara. With so many choices, customers are sure to find their favorite Gachapon here!
Variety is definitely key here at the Gachapon Kaikan as visitors can chose from thousands of options and hundreds of different Gachapon machines. From Japanese Idol themes to cute animals, visitors will be in for a real treat.
The Gachapon Kaikan is truly a heaven in Akihabara for Gachapon enthusiasts. In a city where anime and manga are king, Gachapon Kaikan keeps with the tradition but with a unique and collectable twist. Even casual fans or people with no interest at all will definitely find the Gachapon Kaikan an interesting and unique look into Japanese anime and manga culture.
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Akihabara Gachapon Hall
Address: 3-15-5 Soto-Kanda, Chiyoda Ward, Tokyo
Access: 8 minute walk from Akihabara Station
Hours: 11:00 AM – 10:00 PM
Website: Akihabara Gachapon Hall (Japanese)