Japanese commercials

SoftBank finally unveils new ads featuring Justin Bieber speaking Japanese【Video】

The singer rubs shoulders with some of SoftBank’s finest stars while dressed as a student in Japanese school uniform.

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With fires, explosions, and a giant kicking foot, new instant curry commercial is pure insanity

Curry rice you can make with hot water? No more need for microwaves, so let’s blow them up!

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Sony’s newest commercial for the Persona 5 PS4 bundle has 5,000 reasons to love it【Video】

If you needed a console to go along with the new game, this is the right bundle for you, but don’t take our word for it, let Meiji Era poet Ichiyo Higuchi tell you all about it.

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Hilarious commercial of father devoting life to becoming firefly has unbelievable twist 【Video】

Just when you start to think it can’t possibly get more absurd….

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Steamy Heinz Japan commercials urge married women to have affairs with handsome pig【Videos】

Don’t blink or you might miss what these inter-species romance vignettes are actually trying to promote.

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This compilation of Japan’s best 2015 commercials is most insanity per second we’ve seen 【Video】

Noodle-warrior-transforming old dudes, eye-laser-shooting bosses, dancing Frieza grape soda, and so much more await your eyes.

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Japanese commercial shows off blissful world where cats outnumber people at the office【Video】

Wouldn’t your job be so much more enjoyable if most of your coworkers were cats?

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Fans criticize Softbank’s anime character live-action phone ads as ‘disrespectful’

Last month, SoftBank‘s series of commercials depicting several classic anime characters all grown up premiered. The ads star Kyoko Koizumi (Tokyo Sonata, Hanging Garden) as Usagi Tsukino (Sailor Moon), the proprietess at Moon Ribar an atmospheric rooftop bar. She’s assisted by Maruko-chan (Chibi Maruko-chan, played by Suzu Hirose) and welcomes guests like Fist of the North Star‘s Kenshiro (famous Kabuki actor Ichikawa Ebizō XI), Obocchama-kun (played by Shinnosuke Mitsushima), Duke “Golgo 13” Tōgō (played by Fumiyo Kohinata), Joe Yabuki (Ashita no Joe, played by comedian Naoki Matayoshi) and Astro Boy himself, played by Masato Sakai (Honey and Clover).

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“So you like big guns, eh?” Japan’s TV ad for World of Tanks is surprisingly cheeky 【Video】

Here at RocketNews24 we’re pretty big fans of funny and unpredictable Japanese TV ads, whether they’re for Cup NoodleBatman dubs, or English schools.

And just by looking at the thumbnail for this Japanese ad for World of Tanks, the multiplayer online game that just announced that it’s coming to PlayStation 4 this year, we knew we were going to be in for a treat.

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