Slot Machine Logo Sure Looks Familiar

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This is the logo for an upcoming slot machine called Wheel of Fortune. I’m sure I’ve seen it before.

OH RIGHT.

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It’s not an exact copy, but there certainly are many close similarities.

As pointed out on Hachima, this is from Tokyo-based pachinko and slot machine maker Kita Denshi.

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The logo was included in a recent trademark filing. The trademark covers slot machines and other amusement machines. Square Enix does not appear to be listed in the filing.

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Brian Ashcraft

Originally from Texas, Ashcraft has called Osaka home since 2001. He has authored five books, including most recently, Japanese Whisky: The Ultimate Guide to the World's Most Desirable Spirit.