VIDEO: Tommy Lee Jones, Haruka Ayase as Colonel Sanders and More Japanese Commercial Fun

Crossovers, cosplay and more commercial fun

Actress Haruka Ayase (Oblivion Island: Haruka and the Magic Mirror, Ichi in the gender-swapped Zatoichi reboot) is back cosplaying Colonel Sanders in a special promotion for the KFC founder/mascot's September 9th birthday.



 Haruka Ayase cosplaying as the Colonel at a spring event:


Meanwhile, a post-AKB48 Atsuko Maeda is making her return to the Jean Reno Doraemon Toyota commercials.


Maeda plays Jaiko Gōda, the sister of bully Gian - played by judoka/fighter/pro-wrestler Naoya Ogawa


And, for a of trifecta of Japanese commercial fun, Tommy Lee Jones meets Softbank's White family.


These are actually a crossover. Alien Jones comes to earth for research and discovers the wonders of Suntory Boss canned coffee. Otosan (the white dog) is head of household in the Shirato spokesfamily in the Softbank telecom ads.


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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