Apple’s ‘Lucky Bag’ Goes On Sale In Japan

‘Lucky bag’ or Fukubukuro is a Japanese New Year’s Day tradition, where bags with unknown merchandise are sold at huge discounts. Every year, Apple participates in the Japanese “Lucky bag” tradition.

So as expected, Apple’s “Lucky bag” went on sale today. As usual it was greeted with long lines at the seven Apple stores, with buyers lining up since yesterday.

The Lucky bags are priced at ¥33,000 (~$390) and typically includes a couple of Apple products, an accessory and an Apple tshirt.

TechinAsia reports that the editor of Japanese Apple blog AppBank lined up from 6:00 pm yesterday, but was still 50th in the line. Here’s what he got in his lucky bag:


He was one of the lucky ones to get an iPad and estimates the goodies to be worth approximately  95,000 yen (~$1100).  TechinAsia reports that some folks were even luckier and got a MacBook Air in their lucky bag, which was the best possible prize.

We would love to see Apple bring the lucky bag to the rest of the world. What say?

Via: TechinAsia

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  • Ams

    Are you serious he got so many things in this bag if so its the coolest thing ever

    • iPhoneHacks

      Yup, that’s one lucky guy. Not everyone would be as lucky as him.

  • chungpham2004

    F*this… i’m moving to japan…

  • Aditya

    But the lucky bag buyers will nt get less.. They will get atleast goodies worth US$400… Right?
    M sure they will nt bring it to India any time soon atleast for another 5 years.. :(

    • Rounak Jain

      Lol dude, let Apple stores open in India first