Today at the UNIQLO store in New York Metal Gear fans lined up with their best cardboard boxes to meet the man himself, Hideo Kojima. Some waited over 20 hours through sporadic thunderstorms for a chance to see their idol.

Hideo Kojima Takes Manhattan, Attracts Fans In BoxesS

Hideo Kojima Takes Manhattan, Attracts Fans In BoxesS

Hideo Kojima Takes Manhattan, Attracts Fans In BoxesS

Hideo Kojima Takes Manhattan, Attracts Fans In BoxesS

Hideo Kojima Takes Manhattan, Attracts Fans In BoxesS

Hideo Kojima Takes Manhattan, Attracts Fans In BoxesS

Hideo Kojima Takes Manhattan, Attracts Fans In BoxesS