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Hyping Destiny 2 in Japan

Even though I’m sure I’m going to end up playing it soon enough (and despite not being a particularly huge fan of the series, the first game is the game I think I’ve put in the most hours ever), I’m not really onboard the hype train for Destiny 2, but I sure as hell love this commercial they produced in Japan to hype the game.

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Everyday Washing Machines

Using Perfume to sell Panasonic washing machines (the track used, “Everyday,” is coming out as a b-side single soon). Via Tokyo’s Coolest Sound.

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The Power of Women

Sure, this may be an elaborate commercial for sweets, but at the same it’s a really fun “sort of” music video that reveals the power Japanese women have over men — or rather, how easy Japanese men are manipulated. Via this tweet.

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The Science of LifeWear

I got to this Uniqlo CM from that article I just mentioned, and like it for the Tokyo settings you see in the background — even though it is kinda weird that all the featured models are non-Japanese.

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Auto Panther CM

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Here’s a beautifully animated commercial for Japanese car¬†dealer Auto Panther created by¬†Shinji Hashimoto (he worked on all of Satoshi Kon’s films). Found via Cartoon Brew.

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Food Web

Nissin Chicken Ramen CM

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I don’t think I’ve ever seen such an intense and epic commercial for instant ramen. Nissin bringing it to the next level.