The first man to line up outside the Ginza Apple Store in Tokyo last Wednesday was Twitter user @Xxxprius. His dedication to the line up was tested as a typhoon moved through the city and battered him along with other devotees eager to get their hands on the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c first this Friday.
As the typhoon was set to hit Tokyo, employees ushered the line up (and their possessions) for refuge inside the retail location and take rest inside the location’s Apple theatre and handed bottled water by staff, reports Kotaku in the videos below.
As the rains started to come:
Apple employees helping staff inside the store:
Now that’s how you survive an iPhone line up and escape a typhoon thanks to Apple.