Japanese Game Shows

If there’s one thing Japan has brought us apart from delicious food, ninjas and dvd players, it is some of the funniest gameshows ever.  While we in America are stuck with drivel like American Idol or Who Wants to be a Millionaire, they get gameshows like this:

Human Slip N Slide:

Don’t Ram the Boobs:

He’s a loser. But isn’t he also a winner?

There’s not much glory in poetry, only achievement.

I haven’t seen these in a long time.  But I think they’re possibly some of the best tech ads ever (excepting, of course the legend). The Linux Foundation recently announced the winner of their contest for a new Linux commercial campaign. I really don’t think it compares to these, by IBM and Redhat.