Sony Japan has announced the upcoming launch of two brightly colored PlayStation Vita models, just as an overworked store clerk completes his striking, beautifully binary wall of alternating black and white units. (Don't worry, he's still better off than the guy with the watermelon stand in a car chase.)

As of November 15th, checkered retail shelves in Japan will have to make way for the Vita's "Cosmic Red" and "Sapphire Blue" models. In the meantime, we'll be sure to let you know if we hear about this pair coming to the US or Europe.

This article was originally published on Joystiq.