Apple Gives Away Big Ticket Items in Their $340 Japanese ‘Lucky Bags’

Today, Apple Stores all across Japan have started selling Fukubukuro, or “lucky bag,” giving the customer a chance to purchase random products at a reduced price. Japanese blog Mac Otakara reports this years lucky bag will sell for 36,000 yen, or $360 Canadian.

Each bag will include a t-shirt, an Incase City Collection Compact Backpack in red, and a Mophie Juice Pack PowerStation Mini. The other items in the bags however differ greatly.


Macbook Air Lucky Bag

One configuration of the bag comes with an 11-inch MacBook Air with a Power Support Air Jacket, an Apple Magic Mouse, and a Beats by Dre Pill Bluetooth speaker. A different variation of the bag offered a Wi-Fi only iPad Air with Smart Cover, Nike+ FuelBand SE, Phillips Hue Starter Kit, and Square Reader.


iPad Mini Lucky Bag (Source: Mac Otakara)


iPod Nano Lucky Bag (Source: Mac Okatara)

Apple’s Lucky Bags are sold as is and returns are not taken unless a product is found to be defective. The bags have been a great success in Japan with many people lining up from the night before to get their hands on one.

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As with previous years, Apple’s Lucky Bags are only available in Japan with other countries seeing sales at different times throughout the year.

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