3000 Queue for 200 Switches

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Hordes of eager buyers queued up at electronics mega-department store Yodobashi Camera in Akihabara for a chance to purchase a Nintendo Switch as part of a special lottery, with it being estimated that over 3000 people lined up – despite its battery-draining bugs and bending problems.

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  • Anonymous commented on July 21, 2017 13:42

    And people say to startreck fans are a bunch of freacks....... More

  • Anonymous commented on July 21, 2017 13:40

    Like the lots of retards in queue for a useless console not?.... More


Yodobashi Snubs Xbox with Red Ring of Death Box Display

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Major electronics retailer Yodobashi Camera’s huge flagship Akiba store has been displaying a broken Xbox 360 for some time, and it seems they are not even minded to cover up the glowing Red Ring of Death, a problem which has been the bane of both Xbox owners and Microsoft PR for some time now.

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  • Mitchell commented on October 15, 2016 09:28

    Got mine a week into launch and about a week in RROD. Sent it off (for free ty ms) got a "Refurbished" one.....RROD 3 months later...had to pay for that one myself. I love consoles... More

  • Anonymous commented on May 25, 2009 09:05

    Yeah, I don't believe that in the slightest. Why would you go through the replacement/repair process when you just bought it? Dumbass.... More


Haruhi Jigsaw

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Spotted this alluring jigsaw in Yodobashi Camera; great art, but a little degraded by the jigsaw pattern.

  • Anonymous commented on December 27, 2014 19:54

    I am more Yuki fan, Haruhi can be sometimes a real bitch, but I admit she's sweet in Disapearance movie... More

  • Giovi commented on March 29, 2011 12:54

    3 comments!? must not have been many Haruist at this time... More


Yodobashi Camera Akiba Megastore

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I had another look around Yodobashi Camera’s flagship megastore in Akihabara recently. It certainly has a excellent selection, and the store itself is very nice, but pricewise it is beaten heartily by Amazon, and any serious seller with Kakaku.com or Rakuten (although these two really require a Japanese bank account to get the best deals).

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  • Anonymous commented on March 4, 2014 16:50

    To those who have been :) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XnJc5f9wGuA... More

  • Anonymous commented on September 21, 2010 03:17

    I like yodobashi more, since there is a store closer to my relative's house in Kawasaki. I think their prices on Gunpla is not that bad, compared to some other stores...... More


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