Bic Camera

Aichi man gets 10 months in prison for saying “I got corona” in electronics store, loses appeal

The “I was talking about the beer” defense failed.

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Assistive exoskeletons now available in Japanese electronic stores, lets you do serious lifting

Each relieves up to 25 kilograms of force and doesn’t even need electricity!

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Mr. Sato tries to buy a Rolex for his mid-life celebration, crisis occurs

An attempt at a new watch for a new chapter in the life of our star reporter.

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Japanese electronics store cleverly disguises its elevator to make it look exactly like a train

Feels almost like an amusement park ride.

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Is one of Osaka’s largest electronics stores haunted? Japanese netizens say sure, it’s summer

In Japan, summer is seen as the time when the line between the living and the dead becomes blurry and paranormal activity is said to be at its highest. This is the season when studios like to put out horror movies, restaurants like to put out drinks based on horror movies, and youngsters like to share ghost stories online.

Recently, one place in particular has been the setting for eerie rumors based on a tragic past. It’s also a place where you can get a good deal on a massage chair and a digital picture frame. Everyone’s talking about none other than Bic Camera, a massive electronics superstore which towers over downtown Osaka.  Sit back, turn out the lights and take in some these quick Japanese summer ghost tales.

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