Hedging all Bets – Cee’s Odd Ball Challenge #19

Japanese marketing is so often a mish mash of contradictory images which deliver mixed messages. Here we have an advertisement for おいしいピュアウオーター (delicious pure water), complete with a snow covered pristine alpine range, Brrr chilly but fresh and clean imagery and standing next to the water dispenser ……. why yes, of course ……… a Hawaiian Hula dancer. Mmmmn not sure I get it, do you?  Only in Japan.

in response to Cee’s Odd Ball Challenge

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Leanne

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    • Thanks Janet. Sometimes I spend a long time looking at Japanese advertising on the train just thinking I really don’t get it, often I can’t even figure out what the heck they are advertising! There is a kind of cultural disconnect or barrier there somewhere!
      Though as you said they make a good Odd Ball post! Thanks for checking out my posts!

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