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Ryo Takahashi wearing a samurai wig browses internet as he and others wait in a queue to buy a new iPad outside an Apple Store in Tokyo, Thursday, March 15, 2012, one day before the the new iPad goes on sale Friday. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)

Ryo Takahashi wearing a samurai wig browses internet as he and others wait in a queue to buy a new iPad outside an Apple Store in Tokyo, Thursday, March 15, 2012, one day before the the new iPad goes on sale Friday. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)

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