Old and broken vending machines are some of my favourite finds. They have a strange sort of quiet dignity, plus their retro designs are always a treat. The ubiquitous modern versions, however, are simply that, ubiquitous, meaning they barely even register.
That said, they do occasionally offer a nice contrast to some less than salubrious surroundings, with their shiny modernity really making them stand out. So here then are some examples taken in different parts of Tokyo.