It's unclear if it was a hit with the boom, but the toaster "Camper Van Toaster" that imitates the Wagenbus will be released in the UK in mid-November. Currently accepting reservations on the online shopping site TheFowndry. The price is £ 34.99 (about ¥ 5,500), but a separate shipping fee of £ 29.99 (about ¥ 4,700) is required.
The Wagenbus type toaster exhibited from Japan is not for sale distributed to customers by Volkswagen dealers. It was a very popular point to be able to print the Volkswagen logo on bread.
The Wagenbus-style toaster to be released this time is less complete than the one distributed by Volkswagen in Japan. Probably not licensed by Volkswagen. The baked bread does not have the Volkswagen logo. There is no Volkswagen logo on the toaster itself. Instead, it has a hippie peace symbol attached.
The advantage of purchasing this bus-type toaster is its price. Even if you add the shipping fee, it is a little over 10,000 yen in Japanese yen. Compared to the price on the US auction site, which is 76,000 yen, it can be said that you can buy it at a much lower price.
However, it seems that Japanese auction sites sometimes sell for around 10,000 yen, so is it really cheap? It's a little (quite?) Subtle, but ...
The "Camper Van Toaster" is a product that operates at 240 volts in the United Kingdom, so a transformer is required for use in Japan.