This is positively the craziest phone commercial we've seen


Asia, a vast continent, home to the world's two most populous nations, China and India, is also the home to some very different sense of humor than we have established here in the West.

We have all been perplexed by it for years now: Japanese weird things, Korean pop culture, and all of that often made in China.

Well, this time it is China and local brand Xiaomi, a company known for its great value-for-money Android phones and custom MIUI interface, that shines with weird creativity in this latest commercial. And yes, it's weird, and sure, it's a ton of fun.

Even though, we just got official confirmation from the company's global VP and ex Googler Hugo Barra that Xiaomi will not bring its phones to the United States in 2017, we can't help but kind of want them. Well... at least bring your ad team over here, Xiaomi, they seem to be doing a great job standing out!

source: Xiaomi

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16 Comments

1. tedkord

Posts: 17365; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

Silly enough that it was fun. I don't know that it would make me want to buy a product, but I enjoyed it.

5. sissy246

Posts: 7120; Member since: Mar 04, 2015

LOL agree

2. MTT84

Posts: 50; Member since: Sep 20, 2014

The Japanese group in this commercial is called World Order. They have their own Youtube channel. They have been to various countries already, including China,India,UK. This is the Youtube channel: watch?v=_mkiGMtbrPM (add youtube dot com/ before this). World Order- Have a nice Day is also very nice video to watch (shoot in Japan)

3. Planterz

Posts: 2120; Member since: Apr 30, 2012

The leader is Genki Sudo, a bone fide badass mixed martial artist. The dude even fought Butterbean (and won).

4. NarutoKage14

Posts: 1324; Member since: Aug 31, 2016

Is it one of those synchronized walking teams?

9. ZeroCide

Posts: 814; Member since: Jan 09, 2013

I love this group. I have been a fan of theirs for many years. You all should check out their youtube channel. They do some awesome stuff with their music.

13. ibend

Posts: 6747; Member since: Sep 30, 2014

yeah right... I already mention this on yesterday's article about xiaomi's keynote.. and sadly genki sudo isn't in this vids :-/

16. epdm2be

Posts: 822; Member since: Apr 20, 2012

The info you posted is more interesting (and meaningful) than the PA-article. Thank you very much for the info.

6. ryq24

Posts: 875; Member since: Oct 17, 2011

those guys are popular Japanese group.

7. DeusExCellula

Posts: 1390; Member since: Oct 05, 2014

That was awesome

8. DavMor0069

Posts: 266; Member since: Dec 09, 2015

LG G5...

10. bbhoneycakes

Posts: 2; Member since: Jan 05, 2017

This is your phone on drugs..

11. antonmassoud

Posts: 89; Member since: Oct 22, 2016

This made my day

12. vijay.alapati

Posts: 181; Member since: Jan 08, 2015

Never knew they even copied the Apple Store theme. Hope there is a genius bar inside.

14. nebula

Posts: 1009; Member since: Feb 20, 2015

Enjoyable watch

15. steodoreben

Posts: 379; Member since: Sep 26, 2013

"Well, this time it is China and local brand Xiaomi... that shines with weird creativity in this latest commercial". Victor, they are Japanese. Did you just assume they're all Chinese because of the looks?

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