3000 Queue for 200 Switches



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

Yodobashi Snubs Xbox with Red Ring of Death Box Display

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

Haruhi/Nagato Jigsaw

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

Yodobashi Akiba

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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