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Josuian “TOTTOTO” TV Commercial


BACKGROUND
Josuian is one of the oldest and most established sweets brand in Fukuoka Province, Japan. They have been producing a variety of traditional Japanese sweets. Introducing a new product called “Tottoto” they opted for a campaign creation targeting younger generations. The name of the product “Tottoto” in Fukuoka dialect stands for “Do you keep this?” with unique sounds and cultural contextualization that was intended to be transmitted through the TVC material production.
IDEA
An animation TVC was developed with a story telling component and unique set of ilustrations. The story voice reinforced the cultural component by repeating the dialect reference for every action. The character design collected local market specifics transmitting behaviors popular among target market.
AWARD
“Tottoto” received the Shinya Nakajima Award in Kyushu Art Directors Club Award Festival 2012 in Japan.

Client Josuian (Japan)
Project 60 seconds TVC
Role Illustrator, Character Designer Type Character Design, Key Frame