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8:00 AM on 11.27.2011

I don't really understand the PS Vita's first commercial

Now, you could watch the commercial below and argue that there's not all that much to understand besides the platform's release date (December 17th in Japan), and the text that says "The Future of Video Games is Changing". Bu...

Josh Tolentino

10:00 PM on 08.23.2011

Here's the new Fate/Zero commercial to go loony over

Yes, and there is a good reason to go loony, because we're just weeks out from its Fall 2011 debut! So feel free to get hype, Type-Lunatics! The next several commercials' worth of your Youtube time will be spent watching watc...

Josh Tolentino

8:35 AM on 08.05.2011

Tommy Lee Jones is making new BOSS commercials

It never fails. Take someone to Japan for the first time and it seems like the first thing they do is jump back in surprise at advertisements for Suntory's BOSS coffee. I'm so used to seeing it that the ads never look out of...

Dale North

12:00 PM on 07.01.2011

An ode to itchy crotches, sung by Japanese salarymen

This ad, found after the break, looks like a normal ad for a product, with lots of salarymen gloriously singing about some sort of product. But that's only because you likely don't understand Japanese. If you did, you'd reali...

Bob Muir

8:00 AM on 06.27.2011

Perfume launch new English site & get their drink on

I love Perfume! Japan's hit technopop outfit are having gigantic year, finally gaining some much deserved exposure in the US. Their classic hit Polyrhythm was just featured in the sound track for Cars 2 film. To cel...

Hiroko Yamamura

6:00 PM on 06.14.2011


That's "Miss Hatsune" to you, you amateur.

Josh Tolentino

4:00 PM on 02.10.2011

Arashi's Nintendo CM series continues with Nintendogs

The peeps at Nintendo are very smart. For instance, they know that Nintendogs sells like hotcakes, and they also know anything with Arashi on it sells like hotcakes. What's the solution? Why, to combine the two things of cour...

Colette Bennett

5:00 PM on 01.24.2011

I didn't think Happy Meals could make kids truly happy

And I still don't, because those kids in the following McDonald's commercial look crazy, not happy. I'd blame Spongebob. And maybe matty for bringing it up in his c-blog. Thanks, matty!

Josh Tolentino

12:00 PM on 12.24.2010

Let this commercial make Christmas a little less special

Or a little more special, if we're talking about it in the "special-needs" sense of the word.

Josh Tolentino

4:00 PM on 12.13.2010

Submit to the adorable zombie apocalypse in I Love Zombie

Zombies are horrible creatures, the remnants of humanity reanimated into a mockery if their former lives. Their slow shambling, their mindless craving of human flesh, their ability to grow their numbers through infection...I ...

Bob Muir

12:00 PM on 12.01.2010

Creepy robot recommends bug spray in this commercial

Android recommended! If it's good enough for this rubber faced robo-gal, then it's definitely good enough to keep the mosquitoes away from your real flesh and blood. Or...wait a minute!This Japanese commercial for Kincho Pres...

Dale North

7:00 PM on 11.12.2010

AKB48 members get pimples in this new CM

Here's something you don't see often: idols showing off pimples to their critical public! Alafista spotted a new ad for pimple cream featuring Yuko Oshima, Haruna Kojima, and Mariko Shinoda of AKB48 fame. A pimple s...

Bob Muir