Amazon Japan Creates A Final Fantasy XV Double Take

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While opening other people’s packages is a huge no-no, these Amazon Japan boxes appear like they’ve been torn, exposing copies of Final Fantasy XV.

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They have not, because this is, of course, a PR stunt. But as a PR stunt, it is clever.

According to IT Media, there are only a limited number of these boxes, and Amazon Japan is currently sending them out at random.

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I think they look real! At first glance, the boxes look ripped open.

Lately, as Hachima Kikou notes, Amazon Japan has been using specially designed boxes as promotions for the likes of Doraemon and Yokai Watch.

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Originally from Texas, Ashcraft has called Osaka home since 2001. He has authored six books, including most recently, The Japanese Sake Bible.

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CanadianCaptainAmerica

I feel like there are plenty of dumb thieves who would see that on a doorstep, grab it and run, and not figure out it was promotional art until they are at home with it.

Or maybe thats just an American thing.