To celebrate the upcoming release of Godzilla: King of the Monsters, Suntory Beverage & Food Limited is getting in the giant monster spirit with a promotional campaign between their Boss Coffee brand and Toho Studio's Godzilla, and the collaboration includes a 65 second TV commercial singing the praises of Haruo Nakajima, the original suit actor that persevered through great hardship to bring Japan's most famous movie monster to life. Hit the jump to check it out.
Suntory, a Japanese brewing and distillery company, is teaming up with ultra-violent manga / TV anime Fist of the North Star for a wacky promotional campaign entitled "Hokuto no En" ("Feast of the North Star") that includes a smart phone app that allows customers to transform themselves into post-apocalyptic goons and to share a beer with Kenshiro. Hit the jump to learn more.
Would your day be incomplete without a weird Japanese advertisement featuring American actor Tommy Lee Jones transforming into a giant owl? If so, hit the jump to complete your day.
Japanese online art community Pixiv has posted the English rules and an international invitation for entries in the "SUNTORY C.C. Lemon Character Mascot Illustration Contest," which tasks artists with designing a mascot for Suntory's new lemon drink. See the prizes, rules, and a bunch of artwork past the jump.