02 Japanese Culture

Oya Gacha 親ガチャ

“Oya Gacha”, or parent gacha, is a buzzword in Japan that means that a child born cannot choose a parent. It attracted attention as a word that was similar to a gacha-gacha (capsule-type vending machine operates when you insert a coin and turn the lever. As a result, a toy comes out. It is always a surprise).

「親ガチャ」とは、 生まれてくる子供は親を選ぶことができないことを意味する日本の流行語。運要素の強いガチャガチャ(カプセル式自動販売機。 コインを入れてレバーを回すと商品が出てくる。 自分では商品を選べない)にたとえた言葉として注目を集めた。

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