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TV Ad of Chewing Gum Featuring Suzumiya Haruhi

by dtshyk
Mar 30, 2010 11:46 PM | 93 Comments
According to Oricon new, Suzumiya Haruhi will be featured in a TV commercial clip of Lotte's new chewing gum "ACUO". The characters of Haruhi anime will costar with a popular idol Ikuta Tohma. The ad will be aired from April 5th nationwidely in Japan.

Screenshots of the TV ad
15 sec version of the TV ad (Youtube) *may be removed soon

Story of the TV ad
A man chewing ACUO visits a boutique. He turns a shopgirl there into Mikuru by his "cool" breath. The manager complains to the man that "How come you changed her into anime!?". He apologizes to the manager but his breath turns the manager into Haruhi. He runs out of the shop in a furry and turns an alley cat into Yuki.

Sources: Oricon, Haruhi official website

20 of 93 Comments Recent Comments

anime personalities who are more famous then idols. well i guess its cheaper that way

Jul 24, 2010 1:41 PM by checkdafool

actually saw that commercial, i so want that gum!

Jul 24, 2010 11:19 AM by strawberry997

What the fuck Japan

Apr 15, 2010 6:09 AM by postcoitusraaawk

No matter how you feel about Haruhi, you have to admit that's good marketing.

Apr 5, 2010 3:22 PM by MrOnsen

==" The ad storyline is kinda ???

But hey! Toma Ikuta is in there. He's awesome as Nakatsu in Hana Kimi

Apr 5, 2010 12:38 AM by zanpakutoflames

That was kinda freaky the first time, but it was hilarious when I first read this. I would buy the gum.

Apr 4, 2010 1:26 PM by fluxin42

i laughed when the cats transformed.

Apr 3, 2010 11:02 PM by Desian

AddleBoy said:
I'd buy this gum if it would let me turn animals into Nagato.

Lol. Not irl though.

Apr 3, 2010 10:07 PM by AlexSadist-sama

Rofl nice one.

Apr 3, 2010 10:07 PM by virgo_sama

I'd buy this gum if it would let me turn animals into Nagato.

Apr 3, 2010 9:48 PM by AddleBoy

I wonder why Haruhi is so overrated, but it's a nice commercial.

Apr 3, 2010 2:31 PM by Bluestra

ohlol Japanese people breething on girls to turn them into Haruhi, give me the gum too!

Apr 2, 2010 7:05 AM by Draakus

Do want! ^.^

Apr 1, 2010 1:34 PM by Gamer4life

BigSimo said:
what an amazing ad i wonder who the target audience might be

hmm.. haruhi loyal fans :D ??

Mar 31, 2010 9:20 PM by villains

Completely absurd...yet I'd buy it anyways.

Mar 31, 2010 8:08 PM by Tsukanda

Defiance said:
So sad seeing how many idiots would buy something like this just because haruhi was in its commercial.

thats why ad exist!
For persuading people to buy its product..

And I think I'm one of these idiots..
Being idiot? Fine with me!
I'll buy!

Mar 31, 2010 5:09 PM by nekoyaki

I have this strange, inexplicable urge to buy some of that gum 0_0

Mar 31, 2010 4:15 PM by Hijiri

That was awesome.

Mar 31, 2010 4:12 PM by TerrorH3ctor

i want some of that gum!!!!!!!!!

Mar 31, 2010 4:04 PM by xnekomatax

Pure win.

Mar 31, 2010 4:03 PM by Darkness44

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