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Predators movie Japanese TV Commercial

Predators movie Japanese TV Commercial

The following is a TV commercial promoting the 2010 Predators which features Adrien Brody, Laurence Fishburne  and Louis Ozawa Changchien as Japanese Yakuza enforcer “Hanzo”

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Posted on Sunday, December 30th, 2012
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Morinaga Aloe Yogurt TV commercials

Have you ever tried Aloe Yogurt in Japan?  It’s pretty yummy and healthy too. Morinaga has promoted its healthy Aloe Yogurt  アロエヨーグルト on television commercials over the last few years featuring various Japanese celebrities including singer Meisa Kuroki, actress Chiaki Kuriyama and actor Teppei Koike, models Rena Tanaka, SHIHO and actress Misato Tachibana.  Check out their fun TV commercials below.

Posted on Sunday, December 23rd, 2012
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Morinaga Milk Caramel candy TV commercials 1954 and 2010

Morinaga Milk Caramel candy TV commercials 1954 and 2010

Morinaga’s Milk Caramel candy 森永ミルクキャラメル has been around in Japan since 1913.  This popular traditional candy comes in different flavors including, Black Sugar Caramel, Azuki and Salt Caramel with seasonal flavors  Chocolate, Strawberry, Chestnut, Almond, Sweet Potato and Coffee.  There are also some limited geography flavors such as Banana (Tokyo area), Yogurt (Kanawaga area),  Orange (Miyagi area) and Green Tea, Tea and Black Sesame (Taiwan).

Morinaga Milk Caramel candy TV commercials 1954 and 2010

When television advertising became popular, the first Milk Caramel candy TV commercial was aired in 1954 and updated ads still run today.

Morinaga Milk Caramel candy TV commercial 1954
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Posted on Wednesday, December 19th, 2012
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Hulk Hogan Hitachi Bigflow Airconditioner Japanese TV commercial

Hulk Hogan Hitachi Bigflow Airconditioner Japanese TV commercialHulk Hogan Hitachi Bigflow Airconditioner Japanese TV commercial

Between 1980-1983 wrestling great Hulk Hogan preformed in Japan in the New Japan Pro Wrestling league were he was nicknamed  “Ichiban” (which translates to “Number One”).  He toured the country from time to time over the next few years, facing a wide variety of opponents ranging from Tatsumi Fujinami to Abdullah the Butcher.

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Hogan’s popularity in Japan was so great, he even recorded an album there, appeared on a manga comic and also later appeared on a TV commercial for Hitachi promoting their Bigflow air-conditioners.

Hulk Hogan Hitachi Bigflow Airconditioner Japanese TV commercial

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Posted on Thursday, December 6th, 2012
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Asahi Spo-vege health drink TV commercials

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Super slim and fit Japanese actress Kazue Fukiishi 吹石一恵 appeared as a sexy kickboxer fighting a giant carrot “Ninjin-kun” for this commercial for  the Japanese  Spo-Vege  スポベジ (Sports-Vegetable)  health drink.

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Created by Asahi and Asahi Soft Drinks and Kagome and aimed at health conscious Japanese women who want to keep slim, this healthy sports drink introduced in 2009 is an alternative to the sugary caffeinated drinks available on the market.

Asahi Spo-vege health drink TV commercials
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Posted on Thursday, November 29th, 2012
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Tiny Toons in Japan

Tiny Toons in Japan

Tiny Toons Adventures タイニートゥーンズ was an American animated cartoon that was shown in Japan from  1990 –  1995.  Some of the Tiny Toon characters were used in Japanese TV commercials to promote products from Hitachi.

Tiny Toons Japanese Op
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Buster and Babs Bunny from Tiny Toon Adventures pitch a Hitachi hands free hare dryer (1991)
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Hitachi commercial from 1991 for portable heaters. Has a Buster and Babs (from Tiny Toon Adventures) tag at the end. Hitachi Heater TVCM
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Nissay TVCM Nissay (Japanese life insurance company) commercial from 1991 featuring broken Engrish and a Tiny Toons Adventures end tag.
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Posted on Monday, November 26th, 2012
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Yamama Music Japanese TV commercial

Yamama Music Japanese TV commercials

The Yamaha Corporation ヤマハ株式会社 is a large multinational corporation in Japan best known for its musical instruments, motorcycles and sports equipment.  The company was originally established in 1887 as  a piano maker by Torakusu Yamaha.  Here is a Japanese TV commercial featuring a cute little girl to promote their musical instruments.

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Posted on Thursday, November 22nd, 2012
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Morinaga Hi-Chew candy Japanese TV commercials

Morinaga’s 森永製菓 Hi-Chew ハイチュウ is  a soft chewy fruity-flavored Japanese candy popular in Japan and the rest of Asia. The  candy was first released in Japan in 1975 and re-released in its current shape (a stick of several individually-wrapped candies) in February 1986.

Morinaga Hi-Chew candy

Posted on Wednesday, November 21st, 2012
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Yuki Amami in Suntory Strong Zero Grapefruit TVCM

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Talented Japanese actress Yuki Amami 天海祐希  appears in this funny TVCM for Suntory’s サントリー Strong Zero ストロングゼロ chuhai (chu-hi) drink.   Though this strong drink contains 8% alcohol, Suntory emphasizes the very strong grapefruit flavor.

Yuki Amami in Suntory Strong Zero Grapefruit TVCM

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Posted on Wednesday, November 14th, 2012
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Kyoko Hasegawa in Aroma Rich TVCM

Kyoko Hasegawa in Aroma Rich TVCM

Pretty Japanese actress and model Kyoko Hasegawa 長谷川京子 starred in this Japanese TV commercial last year for Aroma Rich, a fabric softener brand from Lion.  Aroma Rich has several scents including scarlett, violetta and juliette all of which will get (according to the TVCM) will get all the ladies around you asking about the fragrance.

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Posted on Wednesday, November 7th, 2012
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