PlayStation 3 ads in North America star Kevin Butler while Japan’s PS3 spokesplant is a scallion. Sony is running a series of TV ads pits the PS3 against a green onion.
This gave Sony an opportunity to go about the PlayStation 3’s features like YouTube viewing and 3D glasses. Scallions can’t play Blu-ray movies, but they are tasty and to play fair Sony highlighted a list of dishes made with scallions.
While the videos are in Japanese, they have the same tongue-in-cheek tone as the commercials made for North America. Hmm… perhaps Sony Computer Entertainment Japan learned something from SCEA