Wednesday, January 24, 2007

Mac vs. PC ... in Japanese

Here are Japanese versions of the Mac vs. PC ads.

http://www.apple.com/jp/getamac/ads/

It's notable that they capture the content ("Virus" and "iLife") and the spirit of the originals precisely. The salaryman with horn-rimmed glasses captures the awkwardness of John Hodgman's "PC" character, while the other actor embodies laid-back slacker confidence.

UPDATE: Here is the British version:
http://www.engadget.com/2007/01/29/apple-uk-im-a-mac-im-a-pc-smashing-isnt-it/

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