Cool drinks Japanese vending machines, by James Cridland CC BY 2.0James CridlandCC BY 2.0
Coffee and tea DSC_1057, by Simon Helle Nielsen CC BY 2.0Simon Helle NielsenCC BY 2.0 What do you think the blue and the red signify?
Ice creams DSC_1038, by Simon Helle Nielsen CC BY 2.0Simon Helle NielsenCC BY 2.0
Hot food Casual frozen food..., by Simon Helle Nielsen CC BY 2.0Simon Helle NielsenCC BY 2.0
Even beer and cigarettes! Vending machines, by David Pursehouse CC BY 2.0David PursehouseCC BY 2.0
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Why do you think there is such a wide variety of products available in vending machines in Japan? Do you see any problems with having so many products available in this way? It is unusual to see people in Japan eating as theyre walking or while theyre on public transport. Why do you think this is? Discussion questions