March 15, 2024

Gashapon Bandai Official Shop in BGC: A Toy Collector’s Haven

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  • Gashapons are like a mini treasure hunt for toy collectors that offer a thrilling mix of anticipation and surprise with each turn of the vending machine. You never know what you might get: a rare find, the missing piece to your collection, or that darn common item you’ve got for the tenth time! This excitement is now at your fingertips at the Gashapon Bandai Official Shop in Mitsukoshi, BGC. So, if you’re looking to add some unique pieces to your collection, or just love the thrill of the gacha, this is your new go-to spot!

    IMAGE from Mitsukoshi Mall

    This store brings the authentic Japanese gashapon experience to the Philippines as it offers a range of toys from popular anime titles like Spy x Family, One Piece, and Yu Yu Hakusho as well as other pop culture trinkets referencing Japan.

    With tokens starting at Php 65, visitors can try their luck through over 300 gashapon machines to get a variety of collectibles, including small figures, keychains, and more.

    IMAGE from Mitsukoshi Mall

    Today, March 15, they open their second branch in Greenhills Malls, San Juan City.

    IMAGE from GBO Philippines

    Gashapons are vending machine-dispensed capsule toys from Bandai Namco, a multinational conglomerate from Japan. The name is onomatopoeic, derived from two Japanese sounds: “gasha” or “gacha” for the hand-cranking action of a toy-vending machine, and “pon” for the toy capsule landing in the collection tray. These machines dispense toys in capsules, and what makes them particularly popular is the element of surprise, as you don’t know exactly which toy from a series you will get until you open the capsule.

    General Information

  • 2/F, Mitsukoshi BGC, 8th Avenue, Taguig
  • 11 a.m. - 10 p.m.
  • GBOPhilippines/
  • gbophilippines/?hl=en
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