Is Quentin Tarantino Turning Japanese?

Director dons kimono for wacky commercial for dog-shaped speakerphone

Last Updated: December 7, 2009 @ 5:49 PM

What the heck is Quentin Tarantino doing in a kimono? 

Apparently he’s selling a dog-shaped speaker phone from Softbank in Japan.

It’s long been an open secret that American stars sell things they would never dream of pitching at home — if they can do it in a foreign country and be reasonably sure those commercials won’t be seen in the U.S.

However, with the Internet, anyone anywhere can upload a clip from their local TV channel… and it’s instantly available worldwide. Thanks, YouTube!