A “Clam” Vending Machine! It’s Real! Here Are Tokyo’s Wildest Vending Machine Items For Sale!

Yes, Giant Clams Are For Sale – In A Vending Machine!

Some of you know that, based on my five trips to Tokyo, I love everything about the city – especially their vending machines!

Especially this one, which the intrepid Reporters at “SoraNews24.com” discovered – filled with fresh clams!

I can’t believe that this machine actually hold fresh clams – but as SoraNews24 shows, it does indeed, because they bought some!

Bravo to SoraNews24.com, which continues to take us on all of the fascinating journeys that makes Japan so unique!

See the entire story, including their cooking taste test – because they took those GIANT clams home and prepared them, by clicking on their story here:

Some of you know how fascinated I am by Tokyo vending machines – where I bought this on one trip there:

Yes, I consumed a can of “coffee jelly” and it was everything you think it would be – click here for my review:

There are so many unique products that are sold in vending machines in Japan – who’s ready for a bottle of this?

Yes, they are “flying fish” – just one of many wacky items you can buy!

Click here to see them all:

And it doesn’t end there!

This “Mashed Potato” vending machine is just the beginning of the wild variety of products you can buy – click here to see that, as well as creamed corn, whiskey and more!

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18 replies

  1. I’m not sure, John, if I’d buy seafood from a vending machine. I assume its refrigerated, but still …

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  2. Japan never ceases to surprise me!


  3. Just when I thought I had seen everything… did you eat those clams?

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  4. I’m amazed that any fresh food could be sold through a vending machine. If it works, more power to the developers of this idea.

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  5. Only in Japan…another interesting post John I just love the wackiness and innovation ..would I eat it ..not sure 🙂

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  6. Oh my stars—wild and weird and kinda scary at the same time. Would you trust the freshness of the class in a vending machine sitting in what looks like an alley? Pickled flying fish? Eew! Amazing and bizzare-o. I’d love exploring the machines as well…but pass on eating anything in them, probably. (Hmmm, maybe I’d try the mashed potatoes??? Ha!)


  7. Wow these clams are so huge!!👀✨

    I never seen a fresh clam vending machine(it’s because I used to live in “inland” area…well Japan is an island so sounds like all people got to be surrounded by ocean, but it’s a myth!!🤣) I tried a cup noodle vending machine, fresh egg vending machine…Do they sound interesting for you?😳

    When I came to the US I was surprised to see electronics were sold in vending machine…I was like it’s a perfect example of the home country of apple and microsoft😂

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  8. That clam machine is in such an unattractive back street location, it’s a wonder anyone buys clams from it.
    Best wishes, Pete.

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