TV commercial of the week: Aflac

September 13th, 2011By Category: Arts & Entertainment

The Aflac Duck has been a popular figure in TV commercials in Japan for almost a decade. The duck has been used in commercials to promote a variety of insurance policies sold by the U.S. company.

In the latest commercial, Sho Sakurai and Aoi Miyazaki play the organ, while a cat plays the tambourine, and the Aflac duck sings “Maneki-neko duck” (a collaboration of welcoming cat and duck).

In the aftermath, Aflac Japan suspended television advertising featuring the mascot duck, but he’s now back on the air.


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