It is now easier for people in California to get toys from gashapon machines. Bandai announced a Gashapon Shop is now temporarily open for the next few months in Los Angeles, California. It opened a pop up shop in the Little Tokyo neighborhood. Until August 31, 2023, people can visit and get various merchandise and toys from the machines. It is located at 319 E. 2nd St. in Los Angeles, California and open every day except Tuesday from 12pm PT-7pm PT.
The official Twitter account shared an image with some of the various gashapon machines that will be available at the pop up store. The ones in the photo below show toys from the following anime series and games.
- Card Captor Sakura
- Card Captor Sakura with Sanrio characters
- Demon Slayer
- Dragon Ball Z
- Fall Guys
- JoJo’s Bizarre
- Mickey Mouse
- Spy x Family
Sneak peek at some of the machines available at the Gashapon Bandai Official Shop. Opening today! #GBO #GashaponUS pic.twitter.com/AX4b4uwTJF
— Gashapon US (@GashaponUS) February 1, 2023
People can also get a firsthand look at the storefront. Bandai announced a gashapon pop up shop stream. It will look at some of the machines and merchandise people can get if they visit. Bandai claims the pop up store has over 200 machines available.
The Bandai Gashapon Official Shop will be open until August 31, 2023 in Los Angeles, California.