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We attend the official release ceremony for the new iPhone 11 in Japan

And take 20+ photos of Japanese actress and model Suzu Hirose.

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The cops kick Mr. Sato off the street during his attempt to wait on sidewalk for the new iPhone

You don’t gotta go home, Mr. Sato, but you can’t wait here.

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Eating a 6,000-yen (US$55) sandwich on the Tokyo sidewalk: The best way to wait for a new iPhone

Mr. Sato gets decadent by sustaining himself with caviar while camping in Ginza to try to be the first person in Japan with an iPhone 11.

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Mr. Sato returns to the line, waits three nights for an iPhone 11

You can take Mr. Sato out of the line-up, but you can’t take the line-up out of Mr. Sato.

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Requiem for a smartphone buyer: Mr. Sato gets no iPhone X but has a new lease on life

They say acceptance and hope are the final stages of moving on from a loss.

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Mr. Sato comes out of retirement to wait for the iPhone X three days in advance

Our grizzled line-waiting reporter dusts off his portable chargers for one last score.

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Mr. Sato retires from being the first person in Japan to buy iPhones, watches this guy instead

Meet Butch, an old friend of Mr. Sato’s who is carrying the torch in the noble pursuit of iPhone launch notoriety.

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