Name cards and business cards are widely used in Japan, especially when you meet new people and would love to keep in touch with them in the future. The Japanese are very polite and properly observe a business card etiquette. Since business cards are this important to Japanese businessmen and even students, vending machine for it also started popping up. They are, however, still quite rare in Japan.
These vending machine are not only fast, but gives you the opportunity to own your unique business card if you do not have the skill to produce your own. A typical vending machine prints 30 pieces for 1,000 Yen.