I am always trying to find ways to display my Kinnikuman collection.
So here’s an idea
I found some old gumball machines at a flea market and I thought: „man it be cool to fill these with Kenshi“.
I ended up buying some empty capsules & I already owned 5 vintage Kinnikuman Gashapon Daishi (Display Backers).
Finding an original Gashapon machine would probably be expensive so I made high quality scans of the Daishi & formatted them to fit the gumball machines (I used comic backing boards to give them that cardboard feel).
I have Daishi #7, #10#,#14, #17, #18 & I placed the corresponding number Kenshi from the reissue 29th anniversary kenshi (with Bandai in the back)in the capsules (since the original Kenshi damages/melts plastic).
I have 2 extra gumball machines and now am looking for more vintage Kinnikuman Daishi. I want to collect the other 23 Daishi from the original 30 but that’s gonna be a long long journey!