Japanese commercials

Japanese commercials – lost in translation

From fetishes catered to by vending machines with used panties, to cartooned versions of everything from feces to donuts, Japan is just… fascinating. Here a few examples of typical Japanese commercials. Enjoy.


Japanese milk commercial


Japanese noodle commercial



Another Japanese noodle commercial



Japan’s cultural standards dictate the utmost respect to everyone, and smiles are a permanent fixture. Anger, judgment and ridicule – if they do exist – are hidden behind laughter, smiles, or stoic expressions. Overt negativity is nowhere to be found.