A special collaboration CM between the two ongoing TV anime - Mr. Osomatsu and WAVE!! -Let's go surfing!!--, has been broadcast in Japan from midnight on January 18. See how Osomatsu Matsuno from Mr. Osomatsu and Masaki Hinaoka from WAVE!! meet while surfing in its first clip after the jump!
Two popular anison singers - LiSA (Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba theme songs) and Uru (Yashahime: Princess Half-Demon ED theme) perform together in the latest CM for Sony's noise cancelling earphones series "WF-1000X." The song featured in the clip, "Saikai (produced by Ayase)" is written/composed/arranged by a well-known vocaloid song creator Ayase ("Sentensei Assault Girl" by Hatsune Miku). Check out the special collaboration after the jump!
Sony Japan's official YouTube channel has started streaming a 30-second CM for its new headphones "WH‐1000XM4" to be released on September 4. The clip uses footage from LiSA's "Gurenge" acoustic performance from the "THE FIRST TAKE" channel, which features various artists' one-take live performances. Hit the jump for more details.
Japanese publisher Micro Magazine has started streaming a new CM for Fuse's fantasy light novel series That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime and its spin-off manga series That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime: The Ways of the Monster Nation illustrated by Sho Okagiri. The clip is narrated by Rina Hidaka, the voice of Milim Nava in the novel's TV anime adaptation. Check out how she introduces the series after the jump!
As a collaboration project with Ryukyu Bank, Okinawa-based toy company Robomaniax will start accepting pre-orders for its new action figure inspired by the bank's image character Ryugin Robo on its official online store on February 10. The bank's anime CM featuring the giant robot was animated/directed by acclaimed robot anime director/designer Masami Obari. Check out its details after the jump!
Kyoto Animation's official website opens a CM library section to introduce its original TV CMs aired on Japanese TV. Nine 30-second CMs produced from June 2010 to March 2013 are currently available. Check out the renowned anime production studio's another world created by its directors and animators after the jump!
From tomorrow, Sapporo Brewery will start airing the 31st TV CM of the "Otona (Grown-Up) Elevator" series for its Sapporo Draft Beer Black Label brand featuring 58-year-old internationally acclaimed anime director Hideaki Anno, best known for his Evangelion franchise. Answering to the questions from 37-year-old actor Satoshi Tsumabuki, Anno talks about his philosophy about money and challenges.
Nissin Foods has featured newly-designed famous characters from Kiki's Delivery Service, Heidi, Girl of the Alps, and Sazae-san in its Cup Noodle brand's collaboration CMs. The latest "Final Chapter" uses American hard rock band Aerosmith's No.1 hit song "I Don't Want to Miss a Thing," the theme song for Michael Bay's 1998 film Armageddon. Watch a love confession moment in the end of the world after the jump.
Following the well-received two previous clips inspired by Kiki's Delivery Service and Heidi, Girl of the Alps, Nissin Foods today started airing its third anime collaboration CM. This time it features Sazae and Masuo, the main couple in Machiko Hasegawa's nationally popular manga series Sazae-san, and focuses on Masuo's love confession to his future wife at the school festival.
As part of its new brand communication expansion project, Japanese car manufacturer Honda Motor has started airing a 60-second TV CM titled "Go, Vantage Point." featuring internationally acclaimed anime/tokusatsu director Hideaki Anno (Evangelion, Shin Godzilla) and the members of Japanese rock band ONE OK ROCK since last night. Watch the clip also narrated by them after the jump!
Japanese real estate company Mitsubishi Jisho Residence has posted a 60-second CM for its apartment brand "The Parkhouse." The short story video features 26-year-old woman Yoshikawa portrayed by popular anime voice actress Maaya Uchida and her encounter with Shirota who happens to live in the same apartment with her. Check her acting after the jump.
The official YouTube channel of Ehime Bank, a local bank in Ehime Prefecture, Shikou, has posted its two new CMs featuring 36-year-old popular anime voice actress/singer Nana Mizuki. She has supported the bank in her hometown prefecture since May 2015. Check her new CMs after the jump!