Drinks Machine

Checking out this little nugget of Japanese wisdom (for emergencies)

Suntory vending machines have emergency levers beneath a sticker on the upper-right corners. Pull the sticker off, pull the lever firmly and you’ll get free drinks.

They built a backdoor into their own vending machines for emergencies and have followed up and gotten the information out there. Free juice for the weary! It was sleeping there the whole time, very Japanese.

Suntory Holdings Limited サントリーホールディングス株式会社, Established in 1899

Smart and A+ for the sheer thoughtfulness. h/t @hackernews via Timeout Tokyo