New capsule toy line recreates the subtle beauty of Japanese sake bottle design【Photos】

Originally published on Sora News by Casey Baseel

Japan’s most popular sake brand is part of the collection.

The Japanese written language is distinctly beautiful, but you don’t have to go to a museum to see artistic calligraphy. With the industry’s value for tradition, there’s a wealth of outstanding examples to be found on the labels of sake bottles, which brings us to new line of capsule toys.

A joint effort between toymaker Bandai and online sake portal Sake Times, the Famous Japanese Sake Collection (“Nihon no Meishu Sake Collection” in Japanese), are decorative replicas of five well-known, much-loved bottles of the country’s representative alcoholic beverage,

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