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This McDonald’s anime is really the world’s cutest recruiting ad

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If all McDonald’s were like the one depicted in this anime commercial, there would be a line out the door to submit applications.

Of course, that’s the entire point of the commercial for McDonald’s Japan, which doubles as a lovely and heartwarming anime short and a lovely and heartwarming recruiting video.

Produced by Studio Colorido, it’s part of the fast-food chain’s “Join the Crew” campaign to attract new part-time employees. Featuring the voices of Japanese pop supergroup AKB48, “The Future Me” follows a shy teen named Sumire, who starts out shaky in her new job at McDonald’s. However, with the help of a patient, she grows into a confident employee who, by the end of the short, she moves into a mentor role herself.

According to Anime News Network, there are different versions of the short for each region of Japan; a different member AKB48 voices Sumire in each one.

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4 Comments

It’s all fun and games until the tentacles show up.

Lmao at the first two comments

LOL, “trolling”? You must’ve really liked that recruiting video! Looks like you found your new calling. Now you can get off your computer and out of your parents basement! Good for you.

Yo. That’s wiggity whack to say, yo. True dat.

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