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Origami vending machines actually exist in Japan containing stylish origamis folded with special paper

by Osamu Inoue / Apr 22, 2017 11:41 PM EDT
Origami vending machines actually exist in Japan containing stylish origamis folded with special paper

Vending machines are common in Japan and it is widely known for its convenience. However, Japan made something unique with these vending machines and it contained "Origami" instead of the drinks and snacks. "Origami" is the art of folding paper, which is popularized by the Japanese people. In addition, this art is also contains tradition. As different as this said vending machine mentioned, the papers used in this Origamis are special and infused with intricate designs.

According to JapanToday, the designs of the Origami vending machine changes with the season. Each designs for the current season is planned accordingly. The prices of the Origamis are equivalent to spare change, specifically 10 to 50 Yen each. As affordable as it can be, the folded paper art can be bought as a souvenir or a gift for a loved one.

Neatly folded and packed with a beautiful paper

A Twitter post from @bon_chic surprised some tourists and travellers because of the unique idea of Origami vending machines. The post can be viewed below containing some photos:

The idea of the vending machine commemorates peace and relationship with the people around. Other than purchasing these works of art as a gift or memento, the beautifully designed paper that is properly folded emits that peaceful and nostalgic aura. Social media users have been commenting that this idea should be incorporated around the world as well.

Remembering events and cherishing the seasons are ways to promote peace, especially within the country. Other than that, if this is incorporated around the world, this may solve chaos and disputes within society, and spread the love.

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