It seems hardly fair to talk about weird Japanese automotive ads without recognizing that, yes, car commercials tend to be big-budget, convoluted affairs no matter where you are in the world.
In North America, however, the vast majority of ads focus on discounts and financing offers. Very rarely do they promote the brand itself. But when it happens, it usually involves a famous spokesperson and a long-winded monologue. That's where we start our top ten list of (in)famous celebrity car commercials, ranked in ascending absurdity.