Japan’s Hearthstone ad is much better if you don’t speak the language

I’m sure this ad for Hearthstone is quite lame in Japan. But when you don’t undersetand that language, it’s much more intense.

Visually, it’s rather straightforward. Dude in charge has, at some point in the past, had his ass presented to him by this unassuming employee, so he pays tribute to her. Message: Hearthstone is an egalitarian space where no one is one bit better than the meanest on earth. Still, it’s slap full of some great framegrabs. Let’s go to the tape:


Here’s Mr. Happy, who looks like a cross between Buster Poindexter and a Mr. Rogers puppet.


Who is this who does not bow before me?


OH CRAP


Finkel is Einhorn!


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