Feeling lucky? Take a chance to win a Wii for 1,000 yen

By Spencer . September 14, 2007 . 4:09pm


If you’re the gambling type Akihabara has capsule machines filled with opaque capsules and hidden prizes. To test your luck you put in a 1,000 yen ($9), grab the capsule and cross your fingers. I watched as people passed by and tried it out. No one won anything big, but there was a photo wall with Polaroids of lucky gamers proudly holding their systems above their head. Also there aren’t any odds, but I would bet for the Wii your chance is going to be worse than 1 in 200.

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