You never know where useful information will come from. For example, would you expect to learn a secret technique for preparing fried shrimp in an instant from...a wireless carrier? Yeah, neither did I.
NTT Docomo's pr... read
Ever wanted to knock back a brew with a bunch of cool drones? Well, too bad, because Kirin's got the opportunity for you, with a new campaign stunt involving a little family of four drones, decorated to look like friendly pi... read
Sony is readying its new Share Play system for the PS4 system in Japan. Basically, it allows players to allow another player to take over their controls via the Sony Network, similar to passing the controller to someone else... read
Any week with Tommy Lee Jones is a good week. Throw in some adorable Otousan, and I feel pretty good. The commercial for the new Suzuki car being endosed by Arale is in there, as well as some really expensive kids' backpacks... read
Exercise your mouths in the most disturbing way possible. Watch someone get their fash mashed in by a strawberry! There's even some footage of or buddy Kyary Pamyu Pamyu shopping! Yup, JPCMHD's commercial round up has it all... read
I may not be a huge Kyary Pamyu Pamyu fan, but it's hard to say "no" to her style that brings us an abstract take on cute things. Speaking of which, Nintendo made an interesting move when they chose to feature Pamyu in the N... read
Singing toilets, Transformers, and Perfume are all over this week's commercial roundup from JPCMHD. There's plenty of fantastic music, exciting movie trailers, and video game action. We're finally starting to get caught up o... read
One thing that I feel like manga and anime legend Akira Toriyama never really gets enough credit for are his mechanical designs. Sure, he's made some amazing characters in the Dragon Ball, Chrono Trigger, and Dragon Quest un... read
I know, I've fallen pretty far behind on sharing JPCMHD's fantastic commercial compilations, but it's time we start getting caught up with the fantastic summer offerings. This week we look back at some nice summer activities... read
Remember that time in middle school you and your friends would get naked in the locker room and compare genitals? Me neither, but Sony does. This Japanese ad for the PS Vita calls up youthful PS-envy as young boys remark on ... read
We all strive to master something, be that mastering our destiny, mastering a foreign language (odds are it's Japanese if you're reading this), or even just mastering the art of killing time. Now motorcycle and keyboard make... read
Our favorite grumpy shiba-inu, Otousan graces us with his presence, Madoka gets a live-action, and I get hungry for chocolate snacks. I don't think my brain could handle much more.
I also have an incredibly twisted desire for curry. read
Hiroko's out today, which leaves you trapped in here with me! Bahahaha!
And for today's Dose, hot abdominal fitness courtesy of this commercial for the Wonder Core exercise machine, starring the sensational six-pack of ... read
So what if they want to devour us whole for reasons unknown? The least we can do is make them look good while doing it, right?
Apparently, that's Schick's logic for trying to hawk safety razors for the sake of mankind's grea... read
[As originally posted at Destructoid.]
Candy Crush Saga is coming to Japan in a big way, as developer King has prepared a slew of rather bizarre commercials for its freakishly addictive mobile puzzler. With King ha... read
It's the midweek party time that I use your lunch break to catch you up on the fantastic commercial offerings from the far East. This week we're still catching up on JPCMHD's round-up from earlier in the year, but I didn't w... read
I know it's been a few weeks, but it's time we get caught up with the newest ads circulating on Japanese airwaves. I want to make sure you don't miss a beat, so we're checking out our friend JPCMHD's February offering. It' i... read
We're well into 2014, but that doesn't mean the advertising fun is going to slow down in Japan anytime soon. While JPCMHD's latest round up doesn't quite pack the punch of the last offering, there's some really charming entr... read
It’s now time to take a look at 2014’s commercial offerings, and all the goodies the companies in Japan want to sell to you. This round up from friend of the site, JPCMHD has the energy levels up to 10 on this ti... read
Mr. Josh Totman showed you guys the behind the scenes video of the Attack on Titan commercial! Pretty cool, right? Judging by that video, and this one, I can tell the film is going to be amazing! I'm really, really excited f... read
I got to say, this Holiday season's Japanese commercial selection had me wanting a bit more. Usually the silly meter is cranked to 10, in hopes of selling what ever crazy thing is out there to make a present for your lovely ... read
Next time you see a little Obaachan walking down the streets of Tokyo you best recognize, and show a little respect. You never know when she might throw down some mean dance moves, and challenge your DDR skills. While that p... read
Don't lie. I know you were bawling your eyes out multiple times when you first played Final Fantasy X for the PS2. It doesn't matter how tough you are, from the moment Suteki Da Ne starts playing, you better be cutting some ... read
I'm not sure what's going on here. Usually every holiday season the commercials in Japan really kick into high gear, Strangely, the last couple of weeks that have been graciously complied by JPCMHD are strangely subdued and ... read
Hey, have you played Tearaway yet? You should, if you own a PS Vita, as it's pretty great. Media Molecule's papercraft platformer is set to soon charm the people of Japan as it has the rest of the world, and Sony's revv... read
I'm warning you now. Even if you prepare yourself to not flinch from this one, I'm betting you still do. I knew exactly what was coming and I still was jostled!
The commercial sure knows how to scare people into buying winte... read
It's been way to long since I checked in with our pal JPCMHD's exciting Japanese commercial roundup. While the weather is starting to get chilly, and holiday shopping starts to get rolling, you can be sure the commercial mak... read
Spend a bit of time in Japan not as a tourist, but living here, and you’ll hear complaints about television and how it is awful. A bit of an extreme opinion that I don’t entirely agree with, but it does lack thos... read
The holiday season is pretty much here and Nintendo is asking the big question. Why you play? An interesting question worthy of serious discussion. Why do we do anything? Why choose one sort of entertainment over another? Wh... read
You need to take care of your inner and outer beauty, which includes brushing your teeth, and Kyary HAMiGAKi is ON IT.
Check out the adorable commercial (above) that is being aired in Japan, Thailand, Singapore, and Taiwan i... read
With summer coming to a close, the advertisements are ramping up, preparing to stockpile Japanese consumers with entertainment in the colder months. This week's roundup, courtesy of JPCMHD is not without tons of energy and e... read
The third, and presumably final Madoka film, Puella Magi Madoka Magica the Movie Part III: The Rebellion Story is all set to release in Japan on October 26th, and the newest commercial has me all sorts of hype. We also get a... read
This week we're treated to some fantastic new commercials, courtesy of our friend JPCMHD! Everything is quite upbeat, with party music booming in the air. There's some Perfume, Paris Hilton, and even a cooking bear! Most imp... read
Oh man, the wait for the October 26th release date of Puella Magi Madoka Magica the Movie Part III: Rebellion, just got even more difficult. Besides showing some footage of a new character, there are a few other new tidbits ... read
It's been a few weeks, but we finally have a new commercial compilation from our friend JPCMHD! I was starting to get scared that we were going to wait a while, but it was worth it, as he's rounded up for lovely advertisemen... read
Yeah right. Perhaps in some wormhole universe superstar singer and fashion icon Kyary Pamyu Pamyu might get a job, but that's some serious work of fiction going on in this AN commercial. She does though look adorable trying ... read