Malaysia CNY Ads – Part 5

Would you believe it? There is a Part 5! 

The typical mix of emotional and humorous Chinese New Year ads are upon us. Plus a few “what just happened” ads too. Here’s the collection for your viewing.


 

Hong Leong Bank – A Reunion of Treasures
How about some smooth rapping for a change?

Daikin – A CNY Ad
We don’t just deliver air-conditioners, we deliver it by Choy San Yeh.

Digi – Journey to a Reunion
Wow, that was unexpected. 

AIA – From the Heart, From the Start
Get ’em tissues out.

KPJ Damansara Specialist Hospital – What’s Wrong, Ong?
I really hope he’s real. Everything you can ask for in a film – emo, humour, breaking the fourth wall, etc.

Star Media Group – Ah Ma learns the truth
Now, who can blame that cute cuddly furkid?

Mah Sing Group – The Forgotten Ones
A different approach to the regular CNY ads.

MSIG – Untitled
You don’t see this often at all – a cat and a dog in a film.

Panadol – Untitled
Ermm… okay…

Faber-Castell – Tack-It?
No no no no no. What just happened?!

 


From Hong Kong

Hong Kong Tourism Board – Good Fortune Everywhere
Yup, everywhere in Hong Kong.

 

Back to Part 4 here: [Malaysia CNY Ads – Part 4]

Continue to Part 6 here: [Malaysia CNY Ads – Part 6]

 

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Malaysia CNY Ads – Part 4

There is a part 4!

The typical mix of emotional and humorous Chinese New Year ads are upon us. Plus a few “what just happened” ads too. Here’s the collection for your viewing.


Watsons – Happy Beautiful Year
No black face here but just white fair ones.

mySAFEBOX – A Family Heirloom
My preciousssssss

Gaviscon – #JiakSongSong
True to the brand… let’s eat!

Pos Malaysia – Untitled
What just happened? I lost count…

Nissan Malaysia – My One Better Than Your One
Sibling rivalry is real. And that ‘truck pool’ looks good!

Celcom – 5 Sekawan Selamanya
The five friends return in this emotional ad.

Malaysia Airlines – Tradition is at the heart of MH
So true to the brand. Branding exercise looking good!

TNB – The Coming Together
These mischievous kids are pretty entertaining.

Old Town White Coffee – The Approval
Coffee for your FIL? Any proven testimonials to share?

Gamuda Land – A Community where Happiness Lives
All you need is an SOS app to put out the fire.

 


From China

JD.com – Joy & Heron
By far the only animated film and it surely didn’t disappoint.

 

Back to Part 3 here: [Malaysia CNY Ads – Part 3]

Move on to Part 5: [Malaysia CNY Ads – Part 5]

 

Malaysia CNY Ads – Part 3

Here’s part 3…

The typical mix of emotional and humorous Chinese New Year ads are upon us. Plus a few “what just happened” ads too. Here’s the collection for your viewing.


Super Coffee – Super Prosperity Box
Coffee so good, you wanna come back for more (as different personalities). A close number 6…

RHB – Perseverance
A collaboration with our very own diver. Don’t quite see the connection to the brand.

Eu Yan Sang – A Short Film
A wonderful plot twist. Although the subtitles may have given it away.

Hisense – A Music Video
This coming from a World Cup sponsor… Seven…

Prudential Malaysia – Interviews
CNY now or CNY then? Asian parents are not that cold after all. 

Yakult – Toss for Health. Toss for Wealth.
If any of you tried what they did at the end, do drop a comment here.

Aeon – Joy. Happiness. Eternal. Prosperity.
Green screen rocks! Let this family convince you to shop here.

Lazada Malaysia – Gong Xi Fa Cai 2018
This is sooo CNY now. Finger shopping…

Listerine – Smile of Fortune
A bright smile goes a long way.

Yes 4G – Three generations. One reunion.
Moral of the story, don’t make grandpa angry.


From across the causeway, here are some ads from our neighbours, Singapore.

Tiger Beer – The Reunion Project
Why aren’t you home, my child?

Nokia – Be The Gift
A mother’s love goes beyond long travels…

 

Back to Part 2 here: [Malaysia CNY Ads – Part 2]

Part 4 right here: [Malaysia CNY Ads – Part 4]

 

Malaysia CNY Ads – Part 2

The wave continues…

The typical mix of emotional and humorous Chinese New Year ads are upon us. Plus a few “what just happened” ads too. Here’s the collection for your viewing.


Darlie – A Year of Golden Fortune
How about a pair of a gold toothbrush? Funny stuff from the toothpaste brand. 

Hatten Group – Where my heart belongs…
Second of the “what just happened” ads…

Lee Kum Kee – The Joyous Taste of Reunion
A rather interesting story where 6 families from different dialects in Malaysia are brought together by one thing – food.

Lion Group Property – Happiness is Home
Number 3 goes to this. Fighting brothers that had me at ‘Lost’…

Petronas – A Long Way Home
Felt a little disappointed with this ad from Petronas. Not much of a story.

Setia – Stay Together. Stay Setia.
Too cute. A little boy’s innocence that brought the family closer together. If you are curious about chopsticks and its history, watch it.

AirAsia – Pawsperous
How about an ad from the POV of a dog? 

Master Weixuan – Satu Malaysia
I think he’s a feng shui master. Anyway, what’s the lion doing in the middle of the road? Number 4…

Pizza Hut – Kongsi Gong Xi Happiness
Cute lil boy who knows how to make gramps happy. Not too much cheese, gramps.

F&N – CNY 2018
Hmmm… number 5. I guess we all know F&N has been around for generations…


Something from China…

Budweiser – Marathon
Toast twice they say. One to dad, one to mum.

Apple – Three Minutes
Aww man… this struck a nerve. 

 

Back to Part 1 here: [Malaysia CNY Ads Part 1]

View Part 3 here: [Malaysia CNY Ads Part 3]

 

Malaysia CNY Ads – Part 1

The wave of ads is flooding in…

The typical mix of emotional and humorous Chinese New Year ads are upon us. Plus a few “what just happened” ads too. Here’s the collection for your viewing.


U Mobile – The Most Kaww CNY Ad
It’s all about the number 9, which also means dog in Cantonese. Happy Year of the Dog folks!

Traveloka – Wander with Wonder
A story of a mother who goes the distance for her child. Lovely story and well produced.

Mercedes-Benz Malaysia – Traditions. Blessings. Home
After last year’s disastrous ads, this is what Merc responded. Three episodes that are supposed to be linked but somehow got lost in translation.

Maxis – It’s time to HuatAR
How about a talking lion this year? Love the idea and production but not too sure about the app.

Pepsi/ 7-Up – Your Name, Your Story
A touching story of a father who is illiterate and an angry child. 

Coca-Cola – Claydoll
Nothing much here…

Mudah.my – Uncover Prosperity
The singing plumber returns and this time, he’s giving you this year’s lucky number. 

Nando’s Malaysia – Grand Master Gillian Three
Get your Hot-oscope now from Gillian Three here!

Pensonic – Going Home
First of the “what just happened” ads. Seriously, one word, lost.

EcoWorld & Sin Chew Daily – Kindred Hearts
Asian fathers always look stern but deep down they are just softies.

 


From across the causeway, here are some ads from our neighbours, Singapore.

Singtel – Mr Lim’s Reunion Dinner
Thankfully the children came back…

StarHub – Never Grow Apart
A lesson on being a good son. What about dad?

Lazada Singapore – CNY 2018
Dong chiang dong chiang dong chian dong chiang…

 

Part 2 here: [Malaysia CNY Ads Part 2]