Crayon Shin-chan x Sanrio – Bandai

Crayon Shin-chan x Sanrio by Bandai

Company: Bandai

Release: 2023

Size:  +/- 6cm

Main distribution: Japan / USA / UK (Gashapon Machines)

This is a Gachapon set of a Crayon Shin-Chan x Sanrio collaboration. It is also part of a Gashapon series called “narabundesu” or “lined up” by Bandai. Several IPs have gotten this treatment, existing out of characters walking in a line.

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Creatures of Satayoma – Ikimon

Creatures of Satayoma by Ikimon

Company: Ikimon

Year: 2024

Size: 3.5~4cm

Main distribution: Japan / Australia (Gashapon Machines)

Barcode: 4573153641070

This is a gashapon set of miniature realistic animals that live at Satayoma, which is a Japanese term applied to the border zone or area between mountain foothills and arable flat land. Made by Ikimon, it’s part of their Nature Techni Colour line, specifically their Micro subline.

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Miniature Life Collection – Kaiyodo

Miniature Life Collection by Kaiyodo

Company: Kaiyodo

Year: 2024

Size: 3cm

Main distribution: Japan / Australia (Gashapon Machines)

Barcode: 4589573455265

This is a gashapon set of miniature figures based on Japanese Folktales, and is a collab between Kaiyodo (Japanese toy company) and Tatsuya Tanaka (miniature photographer).

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Still Waiting For You Birds – Bandai

Still Waiting For You Birds by Bandai

Company: Bandai

Release: 2023+

Size: +/- 5 cm

Main distribution: Japan / USA / UK (Gashapon machines)

This is a little Gashapon line of figures of birds waiting with their legs tucked up, hence the name Still Waiting For You (Machiboke). The main line is animals, but there have been spin-offs sets who gotten the same treatment, like these birds. They are distributed in Gashapon machines by Bandai.

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