When will the Nintendo Switch sellouts end in Japan? Who knows. It's November, and the console is still hard to get in many places.
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Because Japan has a lot of people and not as much space, interesting housing solutions are a necessity. Some of them are cool. Some of them are terrible.
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Early yesterday morning, a sign went up in front of the Yodobashi Camera in Tokyo's Akihabara. It read 完売 (kanbai), which means "sold out". This is just one of several stores across Japan that have sold through their stock. There is a reason for that, and that reason is that they're only selling preorders.