VIDEO: "009 Re: Cyborg" Pepsi Campaign Launches

Cyborgs 009, 003, and 002 star in playful animated Pepsi promos

Anime director/writer Kenji Kamiyama's work is notable for its smart, political sci-fi as seen in Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex and Eden of the East, and it's notable for its commecial tie-ins, from the Nissan Infinity product placement in Solid State Society to all the marketing done with the new Re: Cyborg 009


In its latest co-promotion, the Cyborgs are now taking Blue Rose's job as Pepsi Nex spokespeople.





A third spot is coming soon.


Françoise Arnoul, aka Cyborg 003, previously starred in Staff Service's ad campaign, featuring "Cyborg Fulltime Worker" promo movies of Ms 003 using her enhanced cyborg senses to avoid work place mishaps. ie, knocking out the chump who is about to take a bad corner and blindly walk into the boss.


The remake of Shotaro Ishonomori's classic Cyborg 009 opens in Japan on October 27th.


Scott Green is editor and reporter for anime and manga at geek entertainment site Ain't It Cool News. Follow him on Twitter at @aicnanime.

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