When celebrities think we're not looking, they go off to Japan to star in sometimes very hilarious and over-the-top commercials with the hopes that we'll never see them in the Western world. (Thank goodness for YouTube!) Celebrities like Ben Stiller, Natalie Portman, and Britney Spears have been traveling to the land of Hello Kitty for years to do spots for everything from coffee to candy to shampoo. Check out these 5 Japanese commercials that star our favorite Hollywood celebs.
It's been awhile since we've seen Ben Stiller in a funny comedic role. This one is pure gold. What's up with those cheerleaders though?
Natalie Portman 2. Natalie Portman
Here's Natalie Portman looking very Angelina Jolie-ish for Lux Super Rich shampoo. Love the hair.
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Britney Spears 3. Britney Spears
How cute is Britney Spears in this video for UHA Mikakuto Gummy Candy? She sings, she dances, and she even speaks Japanese! We miss this Britney!
Here's Beyonce doing a water dance for Crystal Water. One thing is certain about this mama: She can dance her way through any commercial and make it look good.
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Brad Pitt5. Brad Pitt
Here's Brad Pitt back in the day when we all still thought he was hot in a very The Office-esque commercial for Roots Coffee. Is it just me, or are you getting a Dwight vibe here too?
- By Joanna Mazewski
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