Apple’s first Tokyo Apple Store opening since 2005 occurred today in the city of Omotesando. The new store features two floors and a fully glass exterior. Apple published a video showing preparations for the store earlier this week. As she promised in a memo to employees earlier today, Angela Ahrendts is on hand for the opening:
In the image above, she can be seen greeting some visitors to the store. As is tradition, Apple has been giving out gift t-shirts to the first customers in line to see the store. The lines are lengthy, and IFOAppleStore provides a map to put the size in context:
Here are some Tweets with images and videos that showcase the line:
What an incredible day in Tokyo. Wonderful to meet so many of our dedicated customers in our beautiful new store. pic.twitter.com/P42M4rtEK9— Angela Ahrendts (@AngelaAhrendts) June 13, 2014
AppleStore表参道オープン！ pic.twitter.com/w5FYYigw6M— 地球少年 / 昆虫食の人 (@yshinoearth) June 13, 2014
Apple Store表参道、グランドオープンしました！ pic.twitter.com/kcoefT4Cay— iをありがとう (@iArigato) June 13, 2014
1番入場ー！！ pic.twitter.com/sMe60twy2P— テイラー★DRONEパイロット (@app_taylor) June 13, 2014
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