Since 2011 Jean Reno has been playing the role of Doraemon in Toyota TV commercials. The commercials are surrealist and very ridiculous. I still can’t see how Jean Reno could be a good actor to portray Doraemon! In this commercial you can also see one of the AKB48 graduate girls, Atsuko Maeda. Other posts about [...]
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A while ago I spotted this very weird advertising by the cigarette brand Winston. Winston advertising in Japan
I love this Coca-Cola advertisement that “connects” in a mysterious way the vending machines with the building in the background. Seen at on of the entrances to Shinjuku Gyoen Mae park.
Another great Japanese WTF commercial; this time it is a commercial of Suntory tea which helps control arterial pressure. The other day I tried the tea and it was pretty good, but I didn’t know about the funny commercial by then…
For some time, Softbank, the only Japanese carrier that sells the iPhone in Japan, has been giving away cell phone straps of its mascot Otosan. The standard version of the cell phone strap is small (around 5 cm./2 in. long) and could be obtained when you bought new Softbank cell phones two years ago; I [...]