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5/16/2014

Japanese Moon Sweat®

Japan’s most unfortunately-named* product, Pocari Sweat™, has gone into space and now it’s going to the moon!
Named the “LUNAR DREAM CAPSULE PROJECT,” Pocari plans to place a titanium can of their SWEAT on the first private moon landing scheduled for October 2015. Watch the “Dream” video below and visit their official website for details. And remember Pocari’s LUNAR DREAM slogan:

ASTROSCALE DRILL YOU©!

dream-capsule-logo



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6 Responses to “Japanese Moon Sweat®”

  1. Restofthestory Says:

    * …Just ask the makers of “Sweat”, Otsuka Co., about the international costs of having a poor product name.
    Otsuka is a major company with a No.3 market share in Japan’s beverage market. However, they have a terrible times selling any their “Pocari Sweat®” on the international market outside of Asia.
    Pocari Sweat
    According to Wikipedia, Pocari Sweat®, contrary to it’s odd name does not taste like sweat and is a popular Japanese soft drink and sports drink. The silly sounding name “Pocari” comes from the Japanese word pokkari, which means “floating like a cloud”
    Continues…
    (3Yen / 2005-11-26):

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  2. MO Says:

    Image_of_Landing_DREAM

    Ahh Japan, endless…

    endless

  3. choko Says:

    Japanese Moon Sweat..“LUNAR DREAM CAPSULE”

    Yeah, WTF kind of a “dream” is that?

  4. MARKed TRAIL Says:

    “…Pocari Sweat®, contrary to it’s odd name does not taste like sweat…”

    ‘Pocari Sweat’ in not nearly as ridiculous name as Japan’s “Calpis” soda…ummm, DRINK COWPISS!

    calpis

  5. Taro Says:

    Yeah, I forgot to mention Japanese infamous “Cowpis” soda, and its early logo.

    wikipedia.org/wiki/Calpis
    calpis-black-logo


    Current Calpis logo
    Calpis_Soda
    wikipedia/commons

  6. derpus maximus Says:

    Pfffft.
    Way back in 1987, Pocari invaded an alien Earth-analog planet with Cindy Crawford.

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