Japanese vending machines are a wonder! Plenty of weird and wonderful things can be purchased on the go.
Kuma Lodge and Madarao Resort
Kuma is a boutique ski lodge, with ski-in, ski-out access to the slopes of Madarao, Japan. Madarao is quite possibly the best family ski resort in Japan thanks to consistent soft snow, uncrowded slopes and a wide variety of terrain (from beginner to complete powderhound)