Tuesday, September 16, 2008

The Domo-kun story in video

Domo-kun is a Japanese tv-station mascot. Here are a few of the brief thirty-second spots which he appears in:

The following one is where he gets his name (as a result of a play on words by the television announcer):

Obviously there isn't a LOT there -- these aren't full-length programs, just quick commercials (not unlike the Geico cavemen commercials). But perhaps these give you a brief glimpse into Domo-kun's very simple origins. You can find more Domo-kun episodes on YouTube as well.

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