Massively popular toy dispensing capsule machines known as “Gachapon” can be found all around Japan. Named onomatopoeically “gacha” represents the sound that the machine makes when you put a coin in and twist the handle, and “pon” represents the noise of a little plastic ball falling out.
Have you ever imagined there’s a museum displaying a wide range of toys? Surprisingly, there are a huge number of Japanese and overseas toys displayed at an elementary school!
How about our traditional toys? If we do not introduce them to children, they will just keep playing with modern toys, and nobody will know about our traditional games in the future. With this article, I want to introduce you about the Japanese traditional toys that Japanese children love.