'Hardware in peril' from Japanese safety instructions

What are some of your favourite ‘cartridge in peril’ illustrations from Japanese safety tips?

Here's Mesopotamia on PC Engine and a mistreated Hu-Card.

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I‘m not sure if this fits the topic, but I am reminded of a very old video of somebody interpreting the Wii warning illustrations to comedic effect. The reason I’m not linking said video is because it's from 2006 the narrator used the R-word about twenty seconds in.

I love these things!! we did some for gunhouse which I will share later today. Maybe I'll grab a few pce CD ones too.

Oh boy. I can feel the memories of many of these, just slightly out of grasp of my recollection. I'm sure a lot of the old Game&Watch and similar handheld LCD games had these, along with so many other things. I think I remember seeing them in the instruction book for a kettle!

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Far East of Eden does not enjoy stomping!

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Adventure Island on MSX came on 'Bee Card', which Hudson made before Hu-Card! I had no idea!
(of course searching for Bee Card info made me stumble across tweets and photos by @"exodus"#3 )

Famicom Disc System

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@“hellomrkearns”#p41729 wow, I love it! Perhaps the movie Gremlins was inspired by Famicom Disk care instructions.

@“Funbil”#p41635 Apparently this cutie is by Pioneer! From youtube: “This is what you see when you try to play the blank fourth side of the 1990 LaserDisc version of ”Back to the Future III“.”

@“docky”#p41725 I admire this Bee Card that knows its limits.

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Remembered a couple things I'd been meaning to add to this thread.

Not a huge fan of insurance programs for games/hardware but have to admire the orz in this one:
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Also, the Japanese Mega Drive Sonic Games have some neat warnings, though technically not the system itself, just the cart in each. They reused the Sonic 2 one for Sonic 3

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The Robotnik/Eggman one is probably one of my favorites.

Surprisingly difficult to find a complete high quality scan of the original Japanese Game Boy manual, but there are some delightfully distressed dudes in there:

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FamicomBox

https://illusion.64history.net/2022/famicombox-instruction-manual

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Not game hardware, but I happened upon this hapless chap in an old Pentax manual:

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@“Funbil”#p42387

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@“connrrr”#p55806

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@“kory”#p55810 edited :foot:t3::floppy_disk: :camera::sweat_drops:

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