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** [[https://youtu.be/GPnTa1UJPEI Snake, Colonel Campbell]], and [[https://youtu.be/z4LUasFly0c Psycho Mantis]] can also be seen extolling the benefits of Ford automobiles.


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* ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyXIII'': Lightning became a spokesmodel for Louis Vuitton in 2016.
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* Son Goku of ''DragonBall'' fame appeared alongside his son Gohan and his old pal Oolong [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RfUsKWyRRm0 in an old eye drops commercial]], amongst other old endorsements done around the 80s.
* ''Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion'': Apparently [[http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/interest/2015-05-12/gendo-gets-a-clean-shave-with-schick-new-evangelion-campaign/.88087 Schick Razors]] managed to survive Second Impact. The Schick promotions actually showed up three times-- 2012, 2013, and again in 2015.

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* Son Goku of ''DragonBall'' ''Franchise/DragonBall'' fame appeared alongside his son Gohan and his old pal Oolong [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RfUsKWyRRm0 in an old eye drops commercial]], amongst other old endorsements done around the 80s.
* ''Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion'': ''Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion'':
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Apparently [[http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/interest/2015-05-12/gendo-gets-a-clean-shave-with-schick-new-evangelion-campaign/.88087 Schick Razors]] managed to survive Second Impact. The Schick promotions actually showed up three times-- 2012, 2013, and again in 2015.



* After becoming a runaway hit, the cast of ''Manga/AttackOnTitan'' started shilling for [[http://www.crunchyroll.com/anime-news/2014/03/05-1/fast-food-chain-offer-attack-on-titan-stack-of-burgers Japanese fast food chain Lotteria]] and [[http://www.crunchyroll.com/anime-news/2013/11/25-1/santa-levi-delivers-attack-on-titan-convenience-store-christmas-campaign convenience store Lawson's]]. More pictures of some of the Lotteria tie-ins [[http://www.crunchyroll.com/anime-news/2014/04/18/levi-and-eren-star-in-latest-attack-on-titan-burger-promotion-visual here]], including MemeticBadass Levi [[{{Crossdresser}} in a skimpy waitresses' uniform]]. Also in Japan, there's also the live-action [[http://www.crunchyroll.com/anime-news/2014/01/24/video-live-action-attack-on-titan-suv-ad-premieres#comments Subaru Forrester ad]], which also served as a trial run for the way the Titans would be portrayed in the live-action film.

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* ''Manga/AttackOnTitan'':
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After becoming a runaway hit, the cast of ''Manga/AttackOnTitan'' cast started shilling for [[http://www.crunchyroll.com/anime-news/2014/03/05-1/fast-food-chain-offer-attack-on-titan-stack-of-burgers Japanese fast food chain Lotteria]] and [[http://www.crunchyroll.com/anime-news/2013/11/25-1/santa-levi-delivers-attack-on-titan-convenience-store-christmas-campaign convenience store Lawson's]]. More pictures of some of the Lotteria tie-ins [[http://www.crunchyroll.com/anime-news/2014/04/18/levi-and-eren-star-in-latest-attack-on-titan-burger-promotion-visual here]], including MemeticBadass Levi [[{{Crossdresser}} in a skimpy waitresses' uniform]]. Also in Japan, there's also the live-action [[http://www.crunchyroll.com/anime-news/2014/01/24/video-live-action-attack-on-titan-suv-ad-premieres#comments Subaru Forrester ad]], which also served as a trial run for the way the Titans would be portrayed in the live-action film.




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* And there are all those old little comic strip advertisements for [[DeliciousFruitPies Hostess Twinkies and Fruit Pies]] starring the likes of Franchise/{{Batman}}, ComicBook/IronMan, SpiderMan, ComicBook/{{Aquaman}} and many more.
* ''ComicBook/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicIDW'' Issue #1's Lone Star Comics variant [[http://amymebberson.tumblr.com/post/33241185542/mlp-1-retailer-variant-hoofbeat-this-one-is Cover]] [[http://d1466nnw0ex81e.cloudfront.net/n_iv/600/1101565.jpg RE]] shows Pinkie Pie, Sweetie Belle, and Apple Bloom reading a ''Hoof Beat'' magazine[[note]]''Not related in any way whatsoever'' to the Rule34-filled fanzine of the same name, we hope![[/note]] with an {{In-Universe}} CelebrityEndorsement on its back: a Lone Star ad featuring Spitfire.

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* And there are all those old little comic strip advertisements for [[DeliciousFruitPies Hostess Twinkies and Fruit Pies]] starring the likes of Franchise/{{Batman}}, ComicBook/IronMan, SpiderMan, Franchise/SpiderMan, ComicBook/{{Aquaman}} and many more.
* ''ComicBook/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicIDW'' Issue #1's Lone Star Comics variant [[http://amymebberson.tumblr.com/post/33241185542/mlp-1-retailer-variant-hoofbeat-this-one-is Cover]] [[http://d1466nnw0ex81e.cloudfront.net/n_iv/600/1101565.jpg RE]] Cover RE shows Pinkie Pie, Sweetie Belle, and Apple Bloom reading a ''Hoof Beat'' magazine[[note]]''Not related in any way whatsoever'' to the Rule34-filled fanzine of the same name, we hope![[/note]] with an {{In-Universe}} InUniverse CelebrityEndorsement on its back: a Lone Star ad featuring Spitfire.

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* The ''ComicStrip/{{Peanuts}}'' characters have endorsed [=MetLife=] insurance since [[TheEighties the 1980s]]. Not to mention the [=MetLife=] Superbowl ad that featured the Peanuts cast walking into a field, followed by every old school cartoon character you can think of: Anime/{{Voltron}}, [[WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes Yosemite Sam,]] [[WesternAnimation/HeManAndTheMastersOfTheUniverse1983 He-Man and Battle Cat]], [[Creator/HannaBarbera Snagglepuss]], and on and on. There even did a couple of additional commercials purporting to be "behind the scenes" footage of the characters during the filming of the main commercial.
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* The Lone Ranger also appeared in a "Who's behind those Foster Grants?" [designer sunglasses] when the owners of the Lone Ranger franchise refused to let Clayton Moore go in public with a mask on - he just switched to sunglasses.
* A recent G.E. ad campaign featuring various robots including [[Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneration Data]], the Series/LostInSpace Robot, and [[Series/KnightRider K.I.T.T.]]
* [[Series/IronChef Chairman Kaga]] supports Nissan in [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mrzmwIdGMo8 Japan-only advertising]].
* ''{{Series/Smash}}'' did this in-universe when Ivy Lynn is shown filming a commercial for Ford, who not coincidentally was a sponsor of the series.

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* The Lone Ranger also appeared in a "Who's behind those Foster Grants?" [designer sunglasses] when the owners of the Lone Ranger franchise refused to let Clayton Moore go in public with a mask on - -- he just switched to sunglasses.
* A recent G.E. ad campaign featuring various robots including [[Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneration Data]], Data from ''Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneration'', the Series/LostInSpace ''Series/LostInSpace'' Robot, and [[Series/KnightRider K.I.T.T.]]
of ''Series/KnightRider''.
* [[Series/IronChef Chairman Kaga]] Kaga of ''Series/IronChef'' supports Nissan in [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mrzmwIdGMo8 Japan-only advertising]].
* ''{{Series/Smash}}'' ''Series/{{Smash}}'' did this in-universe when Ivy Lynn is shown filming a commercial for Ford, who not coincidentally was a sponsor of the series.

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** Speaking of, Ron Burgundy, Will Ferrell's ''Film/{{Anchorman|TheLegendOfRonBurgundy}}'' character, has given his approval toward the 2014 Dodge Durango in commercials that also make mention of the sequel ''Film/Anchorman2TheLegendContinues''.
* AustinPowers apparently likes Heineken.
* ''[[Literature/TheLorax The Lorax]]''[[WesternAnimation/TheLorax 's film adaptation]] has about 70 marketing tie-ins all told, one being - of all things - for Mazda [=SUVs=]. Something about them being green. [[note]]The all-gas vehicles in question have 35 mpg, an improvement for [=SUVs=], but meaningless compared to, say, the Prius.[[/note]] One gets the idea that the Powers that be [[ComicallyMissingThePoint missed the point]] of the Lorax. A bit.
* One G.E. ad campaign included commercials starring Agent Smith from ''Franchise/TheMatrix'' films.
** Agent Smith also endorsed Powerade during the theatrical run of the sequels.

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* [[Music/{{Vocaloid}} Hatsune Miku]] appeared in a [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E15PE7iGT0U Toyota Corolla commercial]] due to the car company sponsoring her upcoming concert in Los Angeles, as well as starring in a few mini slice-of-life-esque commercials by the same company.

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** * Speaking of, Ron Burgundy, Will Ferrell's ''Film/{{Anchorman|TheLegendOfRonBurgundy}}'' character, has given his approval toward the 2014 Dodge Durango in commercials that also make mention of the sequel ''Film/Anchorman2TheLegendContinues''.
* AustinPowers Film/AustinPowers apparently likes Heineken.
* ''[[Literature/TheLorax The Lorax]]''[[WesternAnimation/TheLorax 's ''Literature/TheLorax''[='s=] [[WesternAnimation/TheLorax film adaptation]] has about 70 marketing tie-ins all told, one being - -- of all things - -- for Mazda [=SUVs=]. Something about them being green. [[note]]The all-gas vehicles in question have 35 mpg, an improvement for [=SUVs=], but meaningless compared to, say, the Prius.[[/note]] One gets the idea that the Powers that be [[ComicallyMissingThePoint missed the point]] of the Lorax. A bit.
* ''Franchise/TheMatrix'':
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One G.E. ad campaign included commercials starring Agent Smith from ''Franchise/TheMatrix'' films.
Smith.
** Agent Smith also endorsed Powerade during the theatrical run of the sequels.

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* [[Music/{{Vocaloid}} Very fittingly, Creator/RyanReynolds appeared in-character as Film/{{Deadpool|2016}} in [[http://hellogiggles.com/deadpool-raising-awareness-cancer/ a video raising awareness for testicular cancer.]]
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* Music/{{Vocaloid}}:
**
Hatsune Miku]] Miku appeared in a [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E15PE7iGT0U Toyota Corolla commercial]] due to the car company sponsoring her upcoming concert in Los Angeles, as well as starring in a few mini slice-of-life-esque commercials by the same company.




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* The ''ComicStrip/{{Peanuts}}'' characters have endorsed [=MetLife=] insurance since [[TheEighties the 1980s]].
** Not to mention the [=MetLife=] Superbowl ad that featured the Peanuts cast walking into a field, followed by every old school cartoon character you can think of: {{Voltron}}, [[WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes Yosemite Sam,]] [[WesternAnimation/HeManAndTheMastersOfTheUniverse1983 He-Man and Battle Cat]], [[Creator/HannaBarbera Snagglepuss]], and on and on. There even did a couple of additional commercials purporting to be "behind the scenes" footage of the characters during the filming of the main commercial.

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* [[Franchise/{{Halo}} Master Chief's]] brief ''Game Fuel'' advertising campaign for Mountain Dew.
* [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iKhSH3pcg1U&feature=related Regain]] will make you look 40 years younger just hearing about it. Ask [[Franchise/MetalGear Snake]].
* UsefulNotes/McDonalds have been known for promoting many ''SonicTheHedgehog'' themed Happy Meals complete with [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mx1Va7Ma7J8 commercials starring the Blue Blur himself]] (Some of them, that linked video included, even featuring the voice of Ryan Drummond himself at the time.) He's no slouch in the publicity department as we all know, and he even popped up [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nUKMecMIqpg in an advertisement for]] Progessive Insurance of all things.
* [[Franchise/TombRaider Lara Croft]]'s known in the UK for, amongst other things, her [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WYk3hDAuWlY once frequent endorsement of Lucozade.]] That linked video is one of many advertisements she did, printed or otherwise.
* [[SuperMarioBros Mario]] appeared in [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VJwFUNHtCJQ this milk commercial]] during the 90's.

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* The ''ComicStrip/{{Peanuts}}'' characters have endorsed [=MetLife=] insurance since [[TheEighties the 1980s]].
** Not to mention the [=MetLife=] Superbowl ad that featured the Peanuts cast walking into a field, followed by every old school cartoon character you can think of: {{Voltron}}, [[WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes Yosemite Sam,]] [[WesternAnimation/HeManAndTheMastersOfTheUniverse1983 He-Man and Battle Cat]], [[Creator/HannaBarbera Snagglepuss]], and on and on. There even did a couple of additional commercials purporting to be "behind the scenes" footage of the characters during the filming of the main commercial.

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* [[Franchise/{{Halo}}
''Franchise/{{Halo}}'': Master Chief's]] Chief's brief ''Game Fuel'' advertising campaign for Mountain Dew.
* [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iKhSH3pcg1U&feature=related com/watch?v=iKhSH3pcg1U Regain]] will make you look 40 years younger just hearing about it. Ask [[Franchise/MetalGear Snake]].
''Franchise/MetalGear''[='s=] Snake.
* UsefulNotes/McDonalds have been known for promoting many ''SonicTheHedgehog'' ''Franchise/SonicTheHedgehog'' themed Happy Meals complete with [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mx1Va7Ma7J8 commercials starring the Blue Blur himself]] (Some of them, that linked video included, even featuring the voice of Ryan Drummond himself at the time.) He's no slouch in the publicity department as we all know, and he even popped up [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nUKMecMIqpg in an advertisement for]] Progessive Insurance of all things.
* [[Franchise/TombRaider ''Franchise/TombRaider'': Lara Croft]]'s Croft's known in the UK for, amongst other things, her [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WYk3hDAuWlY once frequent endorsement of Lucozade.]] That linked video is one of many advertisements she did, printed or otherwise.
* [[SuperMarioBros Mario]] ''Franchise/SuperMarioBros'': Mario appeared in [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VJwFUNHtCJQ this milk commercial]] during the 90's.

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* WesternAnimation/{{Flintstones}} ''WesternAnimation/TheFlintstones'':
** Flinstones
vitamin pills.



* ComicStrip/{{Popeye}} Spinach (also a form of {{Defictionalization}}, since it is his TrademarkFavoriteFood).

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* ComicStrip/{{Popeye}} WesternAnimation/{{Popeye}}:
** Popeye
Spinach (also -- also a form of {{Defictionalization}}, since it is his TrademarkFavoriteFood).TrademarkFavoriteFood.



* PinkPanther (Owens Corning) insulation

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* PinkPanther WesternAnimation/PinkPanther:
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** They also did an ad with Anime/SpeedRacer.



* [[WesternAnimation/AdventureTime Finn and Princess Bubblegum]] appear in the Honda Civic's "#[=LoveToday=]" campaign [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KLAIQHLbUjI&feature=c4-overview&list=UU22zQ9nBEk6KOjUWqR5XXZg Long-form version]] emphasizing how great the technology of the present day is. A meaningful gesture from denizens of a post-apocalyptic Earth.

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* [[WesternAnimation/AdventureTime ''WesternAnimation/AdventureTime'': Finn and Princess Bubblegum]] Bubblegum appear in the Honda Civic's "#[=LoveToday=]" campaign [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KLAIQHLbUjI&feature=c4-overview&list=UU22zQ9nBEk6KOjUWqR5XXZg Long-form version]] emphasizing how great the technology of the present day is. A meaningful gesture from denizens of a post-apocalyptic Earth. Earth.
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7th Mar '16 8:03:26 AM erforce
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** Speaking of, Ron Burgundy, Will Ferrell's ''{{Anchorman}}'' character, has given his approval toward the 2014 Dodge Durango in commercials that also make mention of the ''Anchorman'' sequel.

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** Speaking of, Ron Burgundy, Will Ferrell's ''{{Anchorman}}'' ''Film/{{Anchorman|TheLegendOfRonBurgundy}}'' character, has given his approval toward the 2014 Dodge Durango in commercials that also make mention of the ''Anchorman'' sequel.sequel ''Film/Anchorman2TheLegendContinues''.



* One G.E. ad campaign included commercials starring [[Film/TheMatrix Agent Smith]].

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* One G.E. ad campaign included commercials starring [[Film/TheMatrix Agent Smith]].Smith from ''Franchise/TheMatrix'' films.



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7th Oct '15 3:55:35 PM nombretomado
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* Characters/BugsBunny has also gotten in on the action, with ads for [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wNUh10K3Tt0 Ziploc storage bags (1982)]], [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5RIvO74ZC5c Tang]], [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7hNlNjhwIIo Kool-Aid]] and [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=azuTiCl-puw sugar-free vitamins]].

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* Characters/BugsBunny WesternAnimation/BugsBunny has also gotten in on the action, with ads for [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wNUh10K3Tt0 Ziploc storage bags (1982)]], [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5RIvO74ZC5c Tang]], [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7hNlNjhwIIo Kool-Aid]] and [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=azuTiCl-puw sugar-free vitamins]].
19th Sep '15 4:01:22 AM Adept
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* [[{{Vocaloid}} Hatsune Miku]] appeared in a [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E15PE7iGT0U Toyota Corolla commercial]] due to the car company sponsoring her upcoming concert in Los Angeles, as well as starring in a few mini slice-of-life-esque commercials by the same company.

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* [[{{Vocaloid}} [[Music/{{Vocaloid}} Hatsune Miku]] appeared in a [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E15PE7iGT0U Toyota Corolla commercial]] due to the car company sponsoring her upcoming concert in Los Angeles, as well as starring in a few mini slice-of-life-esque commercials by the same company.



* The ''{{Peanuts}}'' characters have endorsed [=MetLife=] insurance since [[TheEighties the 1980s]].

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* The ''{{Peanuts}}'' ''ComicStrip/{{Peanuts}}'' characters have endorsed [=MetLife=] insurance since [[TheEighties the 1980s]].
17th Aug '15 5:32:14 AM GovernorExplosion
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* The G.E. ad campaign featured above included commercials starring [[Film/TheMatrix Agent Smith]].

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* The One G.E. ad campaign featured above included commercials starring [[Film/TheMatrix Agent Smith]].



* [[{{Vocaloid}} Hatsune Miku]] appeared in Toyota USA's latest [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E15PE7iGT0U Corolla commercial]] due to the car company sponsoring her upcoming concert in Los Angeles, as well as starring in a few mini slice-of-life-esque commercials by the same company.

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* [[{{Vocaloid}} Hatsune Miku]] appeared in Toyota USA's latest a [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E15PE7iGT0U Toyota Corolla commercial]] due to the car company sponsoring her upcoming concert in Los Angeles, as well as starring in a few mini slice-of-life-esque commercials by the same company.
** She also starred in a promotion with Domino's Pizza, although fans reacted to this one with a lot of mockery.



* Currently showing in the United States is a GEICO commercial with Elmer Fudd. [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u2OiRb9701o Here 'tis]].

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* Currently showing Elmer Fudd appeared in the United States is a GEICO commercial with Elmer Fudd.commercial. [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u2OiRb9701o Here 'tis]].



* [[WesternAnimation/AdventureTime Finn and Princess Bubblegum]] appear in the Honda Civic's "#LoveToday" campaign [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KLAIQHLbUjI&feature=c4-overview&list=UU22zQ9nBEk6KOjUWqR5XXZg Long-form version]] emphasizing how great the technology of the present day is. A meaningful gesture from denizens of a post-apocalyptic Earth.

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* [[WesternAnimation/AdventureTime Finn and Princess Bubblegum]] appear in the Honda Civic's "#LoveToday" "#[=LoveToday=]" campaign [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KLAIQHLbUjI&feature=c4-overview&list=UU22zQ9nBEk6KOjUWqR5XXZg Long-form version]] emphasizing how great the technology of the present day is. A meaningful gesture from denizens of a post-apocalyptic Earth.
17th Aug '15 5:24:12 AM GovernorExplosion
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* ''Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion'': Apparently [[http://insider.animeworldexpos.com/new-schick-razor-ads-feature-evangelion-characters Schick Razors]] managed to survive Second Impact.
* After becoming a runaway hit, the cast of ''Manga/AttackOnTitan'' started shilling for [[http://www.crunchyroll.com/anime-news/2014/03/05-1/fast-food-chain-offer-attack-on-titan-stack-of-burgers Japanese fast food chain Lotteria]] and [[http://www.crunchyroll.com/anime-news/2013/11/25-1/santa-levi-delivers-attack-on-titan-convenience-store-christmas-campaign convenience store Lawson's]]. More pictures of some of the Lotteria tie-ins [[http://www.crunchyroll.com/anime-news/2014/04/18/levi-and-eren-star-in-latest-attack-on-titan-burger-promotion-visual here]], including MemeticBadass Levi [[{{Crossdresser}} in a skimpy waitresses' uniform]]. Also in Japan, there's also the live-action [[http://www.crunchyroll.com/anime-news/2014/01/24/video-live-action-attack-on-titan-suv-ad-premieres#comments Subaru Forrester ad]], which also served as a trial run for the way the Titans would be portrayed in the live-action film. Over in the U.S., breakfast restaurant chain Denny's [[http://www.crunchyroll.com/anime-news/2013/08/16-1/titan-mania-attacks-restaurant-chain-dennys unofficially dubbed]] Sasha "Potato Girl" Braus their mascot, Photoshopping her drooling over some hash browns.

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* ''Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion'': Apparently [[http://insider.animeworldexpos.com/new-schick-razor-ads-feature-evangelion-characters [[http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/interest/2015-05-12/gendo-gets-a-clean-shave-with-schick-new-evangelion-campaign/.88087 Schick Razors]] managed to survive Second Impact.
Impact. The Schick promotions actually showed up three times-- 2012, 2013, and again in 2015.
** There's also [[http://www.japanprobe.com/2007/07/10/evangelion-doritos/ Evangelion Doritos]].
* After becoming a runaway hit, the cast of ''Manga/AttackOnTitan'' started shilling for [[http://www.crunchyroll.com/anime-news/2014/03/05-1/fast-food-chain-offer-attack-on-titan-stack-of-burgers Japanese fast food chain Lotteria]] and [[http://www.crunchyroll.com/anime-news/2013/11/25-1/santa-levi-delivers-attack-on-titan-convenience-store-christmas-campaign convenience store Lawson's]]. More pictures of some of the Lotteria tie-ins [[http://www.crunchyroll.com/anime-news/2014/04/18/levi-and-eren-star-in-latest-attack-on-titan-burger-promotion-visual here]], including MemeticBadass Levi [[{{Crossdresser}} in a skimpy waitresses' uniform]]. Also in Japan, there's also the live-action [[http://www.crunchyroll.com/anime-news/2014/01/24/video-live-action-attack-on-titan-suv-ad-premieres#comments Subaru Forrester ad]], which also served as a trial run for the way the Titans would be portrayed in the live-action film.
**
Over in the U.S., breakfast restaurant chain Denny's [[http://www.crunchyroll.com/anime-news/2013/08/16-1/titan-mania-attacks-restaurant-chain-dennys unofficially dubbed]] Sasha "Potato Girl" Braus their mascot, Photoshopping her drooling over some hash browns.
15th Aug '15 11:44:53 PM Koveras
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* Bizarrely used in [[http://www.batrock.net/animeimages/roseofversailles.jpg this ad]], with Andre and Lady Oscar from ''RoseOfVersailles'' endorsing the Daihatsu cars' new adjustable seats.

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* Bizarrely used in [[http://www.batrock.net/animeimages/roseofversailles.jpg this ad]], with Andre and Lady Oscar from ''RoseOfVersailles'' ''Manga/RoseOfVersailles'' endorsing the Daihatsu cars' new adjustable seats.
20th Jul '15 10:05:12 AM nombretomado
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* McDonalds have been known for promoting many ''SonicTheHedgehog'' themed Happy Meals complete with [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mx1Va7Ma7J8 commercials starring the Blue Blur himself]] (Some of them, that linked video included, even featuring the voice of Ryan Drummond himself at the time.) He's no slouch in the publicity department as we all know, and he even popped up [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nUKMecMIqpg in an advertisement for]] Progessive Insurance of all things.

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* McDonalds UsefulNotes/McDonalds have been known for promoting many ''SonicTheHedgehog'' themed Happy Meals complete with [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mx1Va7Ma7J8 commercials starring the Blue Blur himself]] (Some of them, that linked video included, even featuring the voice of Ryan Drummond himself at the time.) He's no slouch in the publicity department as we all know, and he even popped up [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nUKMecMIqpg in an advertisement for]] Progessive Insurance of all things.
7th Jul '15 10:34:16 AM nombretomado
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** Not to mention the [=MetLife=] Superbowl ad that featured the Peanuts cast walking into a field, followed by every old school cartoon character you can think of: {{Voltron}}, [[LooneyTunes Yosemite Sam,]] [[WesternAnimation/HeManAndTheMastersOfTheUniverse1983 He-Man and Battle Cat]], [[Creator/HannaBarbera Snagglepuss]], and on and on. There even did a couple of additional commercials purporting to be "behind the scenes" footage of the characters during the filming of the main commercial.

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** Not to mention the [=MetLife=] Superbowl ad that featured the Peanuts cast walking into a field, followed by every old school cartoon character you can think of: {{Voltron}}, [[LooneyTunes [[WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes Yosemite Sam,]] [[WesternAnimation/HeManAndTheMastersOfTheUniverse1983 He-Man and Battle Cat]], [[Creator/HannaBarbera Snagglepuss]], and on and on. There even did a couple of additional commercials purporting to be "behind the scenes" footage of the characters during the filming of the main commercial.
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