Japanese anime commercial plays out like an epic neo-Tokyo adventure 【Video】

Originally published on Sora News by Oona McGee


People in Japan are falling in love with Spy Ando…and the humorous twist ending.

No other country in the world does animated advertisements quite like Japan. Here, products are anthropomorphised, slotted into Ghibli scenes, and sometimes they even become an essential plot point, as seen in this new ad from h&s Japan.

The video stars “elite spy” Ando, a fitting name, as the “&” in h&s is pronounced “ando” in Japanese, who travels around the world befriending people with his beguiling personality. No matter where he hides, though, a man called Takashi is always one step behind him, which baffles Ando

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