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  • Hey guys, it's kim here, welcome back to my channel today, we have another focal book role which we will be opening up today if you guys are new to this channel, a focal book role is a lucky bag, which you get during the New Year's period in Japan.

  • And the point of these bags is for stores to get rid of the old stock, to make room for new stock for the New Year's.

  • So usually what you pay for the bag is less than what all the items are worth.

  • So you're getting a lot of good value for money.

  • Now you can get clothing, food, cookbook cross toys.

  • There's a Pokemon center one that's very popular, which I got.

  • It'll be on my blog channel.

  • So subscribe to that channel.

  • If you want to watch it now, I'll be honest, I mentioned this in the previous video as well.

  • I did not line up for these bags because you know what back five years ago I did it and you know back then I had more energy.

  • I am 2033 this year.

  • So sleep is very important to me.

  • I didn't want to wake up early for these bags and shopping with these bags.

  • I will warn you that okay if you're shopping in Shibuya one and nine, it's super stressful.

  • It's super crowded, People are yelling, there's pumping music.

  • Uh look if you're okay noise environment, you'll fine.

  • But for me it gives me major anxiety.

  • That's why I avoid crowded and loud places, which is most shopping malls in Japan.

  • So because I wanted to avoid all that, I did not go to Shibuya 109 until around five p.m. So of course a lot of the popular football book rules were all like long gone but I managed to get to Phuket book roles which I opened the Anchorage one in the previous video and unfortunately yeah there's a reason why there were a lot left over because that one was too expensive, there weren't that many items in it and the items that were included and the quality of the items inside the bag, it just did not match the price.

  • So that one I did not recommend and explains why there were a lot left over.

  • So in today's video let's hope this is gonna be better.

  • This is from lip service.

  • I've never bought a knickerbocker from them before but they had quite a lot left over.

  • But I think when I bought this it was one of the last bags left now you can get this bag in either the beige or the black, I usually would go for the beige.

  • But you know what, because the point for me is to explore different styles, I thought I would do something different and by the black one Instead.

  • So this bag was $100 and it's heavy guys there's a lot of stuff in here.

  • So fingers crossed this one is going to be better for $100 for all these clothing pieces.

  • Plus this bag already I think is not a bad deal because I can definitely use this for travel.

  • It's huge.

  • But of course I know you guys are all here because you're curious to see what's inside the bag.

  • I need to cut this open, it's still sealed.

  • Okay, there we go.

  • Let's see what's inside.

  • I'm just gonna pull out the items from top to bottom.

  • So number one it is address.

  • Okay.

  • Oh I don't know how I feel about this.

  • Let me just try it on.

  • This is the first dress in the book and okay, I don't hate it but I don't love it either.

  • Perhaps if I wore bell, whether it would look better.

  • But even then I don't know, I just don't like this round neck, it was V neck maybe like a lower cut, that would be something that I would be interested in wearing.

  • But I noticed that for all the items in this book, a book role came with a tag and it had the original price of the item on it.

  • This one was 6900 yen.

  • So around $69.

  • Now I always say this in every video take these prices with a grain of salt because for a lot of stores in Japan when they sell food cookbook roars some of the stores they put in old stock that they try and get rid of.

  • Some stores that actually make stocks specifically for for the book roles and they are usually not as good quality as the usual items they will sell in their store.

  • So that's what happened with the Anchorage one.

  • I was pretty disappointed because the quality just was not matching up with the price that they were selling the bag for for this bag, it was a lot cheaper.

  • It was $100 for everything.

  • So okay.

  • First item, it's okay, let's go for the next one.

  • Next looks like a sweater.

  • I like fluffy sweaters.

  • Oh wait it's a skirt.

  • This is a skirt.

  • I paired it with a top that I actually got from lip service when I was buying a football book roar because when I was lining up to pay for it, the shop staff came up to me and was like, hey if you find something else in the store with the football book roll it will be 10% off.

  • And I was like Yeah right.

  • So I found this top and I really like it.

  • Okay, this did not come with the booker booker.

  • I paid extra for it, but let's go.

  • That's what we're talking about.

  • It's not bad.

  • Look, it's very comfortable, very stretchy.

  • So this bag I believe only came in one size.

  • So some stores, some of the bags come in small, medium or large.

  • But honestly those are quite rare.

  • Most stores unfortunately in Shibuya one and 9, the football crowds only come in one size.

  • So this guy is very soft and comfortable, which I like the quality.

  • I feel like okay, honestly I don't think it will last that long.

  • Like I don't think it looks that flattering on me to be honest.

  • Especially the stomach area.

  • I have to like suck it in right like Yeah, I don't know.

  • I I would prefer it if it fit a bit better because it's still quite big on the sides and I would prefer it to be tighter here as well so it can show my butt a little bit better.

  • But look, I don't think this is a bad item.

  • Maybe it's just not for me.

  • So the price of this one wall was 7150 yen.

  • No, definitely.

  • This was not the original price of this skirt because it does not feel like something that's worth $70.

  • That's for sure.

  • I feel like this would be worth like $20, definitely not 70 though, but let's hope that I do like the next item that's in the back.

  • Okay, Okay.

  • Yes, yes, we have a very simple pinkish beige blouse, which yes, simple clothing.

  • You can never go wrong with that like this.

  • Okay, I need to wear something in because it's, she'll let me quickly grab that and try this on.

  • This is a blouse on.

  • I think you're supposed to wear it like this because it came with this ribbon now.

  • Okay, I personally prefer it with that.

  • The ribbon and the reason why I do like it without the ribbon is because I don't like it when there's blouses that come with ribbons and I don't have a spot where I can actually tire in or secure it because that means I will most likely lose it plain like this is better and this is the top I can see myself wearing just like this or even just like unbutton ning and then perhaps wearing like a black tank top and jeans would look really nice, but also because it's got the slit on the side, You can even tie it up.

  • I don't know how to do it exactly, but I've seen, I've seen some girls do it and it looks really good.

  • Yeah, I need to figure out how to do it properly.

  • But you know what?

  • Because this is just like a basic top.

  • I can definitely wear this and I forgot to mention the price of this blouse was 6900 yens.

  • Around $69.

  • Next item, Oh, okay.

  • Okay.

  • Yes, Okay, I'm gonna put this on right now.

  • Next, we've got this asymmetrical sweater now when I put it out, I was really excited because I love sweaters, but it's one of those ones where it's got like, you know, it's not like the bat wings lease, but it's an oversized leave, which I personally am not a fan of If it was like just a normal tight sweater, I would love this item.

  • But yeah, the sleeves just aren't it for me.

  • I am a really small person.

  • So yeah, I've mentioned many times before for clothing to look flattering on me, I needed to be tight because if it's not, it just drowns me out.

  • The price for this blouse is $7, 590.

  • M so around $76.

  • This is not worth $76 for sure, because if it was that price, this would be more expensive than the sweater that I bought separately at lip service.

  • And also you can tell that the quality of the sweater I bought is so much better in quality.

  • Like the material is just night and day.

  • So okay, look, this kind of just, I mean I kind of knew this, but like it's a hit and miss you know these bags, sometimes you get amazing bags, sometimes you just get you know, not so great bags and I feel like this might be the one that's not so great and you will be better off buying the items separately in the store itself because at least you know what it looks like and you know the quality, please be good.

  • Please be good.

  • Please be good.

  • Please be good.

  • Is it is it a cardigan sweater?

  • Oh no, it's a okay, look, it's another sweater, let's try it on.

  • Oh, I love this.

  • Okay, finally black fluffy sweater, so warm, so thick will keep me wandering winter.

  • Okay, I love it.

  • Yeah, absolutely.

  • So soft and comfortable.

  • I'm so happy that there's one thing that I love in this bag.

  • It makes it all worth it.

  • I really love fluffy sweaters.

  • I just don't really know how to keep them.

  • So if you guys have any tips, let me know because I've owned plenty of fluffy sweaters in the past.

  • But once you wash it, it kind of turns the material a little bit weird.

  • So yeah, you guys have any washing tips for fluffy sweaters.

  • Let me know because I need to learn.

  • It's got some lines going across the sweater to give it a bit more texture.

  • Yeah, I love everything about this.

  • The price for this sweater is 7150 yen.

  • So around $71.50.

  • Now look, I feel like this sweater would probably be worth around like maybe 30 $35 even because it's thick.

  • It's really cold in Japan right now.

  • And even like I'm starting to feel really warm in this so does its job.

  • The last item in this book, the book is actually an accessory.

  • It is a simple little bag.

  • It's got the compartment.

  • Oh wow!

  • Okay look, it's got 123 compartments, a long strap and also just some small short straps.

  • Now.

  • Okay look, I'll be completely honest.

  • I don't think this is something I would use.

  • I just noticed the price tag on this.

  • 7900 yen for this bag, which is around $79.

  • Absolutely bs.

  • But I mean if you guys have watched my previous book, a book or videos, um the ones that did have price tags on them, it's always like this, put a really expensive price tag, this is more of a psychology thing where you know, you only paid $100 for this bag, but everything combined, it's like 506 $100 worth of items.

  • So you feel happier that you got an item that's worth apparently $79.

  • Which okay look, yeah, you would feel happier, but if you really think about it, this bag is not worth that price.

  • Everything I have received is probably about 100 to 100 and $50 worth of stuff which look I am still happy about because I love this sweater and I love the actual book bag it came with and also the blouse I really like that as well.

  • So yeah, I feel like this year I wasn't too lucky with the clothing focal book roles, which is a unfortunate but the other years I have to say that I was super lucky.

  • So you can't be lucky all the time.

  • But the point of football because for me anyway, it's just to have fun, it's a New Year's get some new clothes try out something new.

  • And also if you guys go to Shibuya 109 before, like when it opens right, what people do is that they will go inside by the football book roars, go outside, open them up and then the pieces that they, I don't want to keep, they would trade with other people to get pieces that they might be interested in.

  • So I always thought that was really cool and I never really participated in it because I wanted to take the bags home myself to film.

  • But if you guys are in Japan and want to do that, that's definitely something that I think would be really fun.

  • But yeah, that is at the end of the book Roy season for 2023.

  • I hope you guys, I'm gonna put this down now, enjoyed this video and yeah, I hope you guys have a very happy New Year and I am so excited for what's to come.

  • I have a whole bunch of through videos planned for this year.

  • I have a new series starting hopefully next week and that's going to be a weekly thing.