If you love the “tikam tikam” aspect of gashapon, and are itching to own one of your own, then look no further than the October edition of children’s magazine “Yochien”!
The freebie that accompanies the magazine is a DIY cardboard gashapon machine that you can assemble on your own! The best part is: everything works!
You can also check out photos of the assembled machine by Twitter user umako_inbe:
BRB — we’re headed for the nearest local Japanese bookstore for a copy (or ten)!