Tokyo vending machines sell Olympics souvenirs

(SOUNDBITE) (English) PRODUCTION CREW MEMBER FROM CBC NEWS IN CANADA, JOHN EINARSON, SAYING: "Here it comes, look at this. Oh, it's a small mug."

This vending machine sells Olympics souvenirs

Location: Tokyo, Japan

With just a few touches on an interactive screen

customers can purchase mugs, tote bags, sunglasses

and traditional 'daruma' dolls

all emblazoned with the Olympics and Paralympic logos

(SOUNDBITE) (English) PRODUCTION CREW MEMBER FROM CBC NEWS IN CANADA, JOHN EINARSON, SAYING: "It's neat. You know I'm from Canada so I had to figure out what they were asking me. But press the button and out comes the goods, and off you go."

(SOUNDBITE) (Korean) SUPPORT CREW MEMBER FOR INTERNATIONAL BROADCAST CENTRE, SEO JUNGHYUN, SAYING: "I think it is very accessible. People have to queue if they want to go into the souvenir store but they can quickly grab what they need here. I think it is good."

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