Daily Archives: December 18, 2004

TV CM Rankings

CM Databank, a company that analyzes the performance of TV commercials, has released its report for 2004. The most popular male and female commercial stars were SMAP member Kimura Takuya and Hello! Project member Matsuura Aya (photo, 18). SMAP again dominated the rankings, despite the fact that they didn’t release any CDs or do any touring this year. In 6th and 7th places in the overall rankings are Kuu-chan and Shimizu Shogo. The names may not be familiar, but they are the chihuahua and its middle-aged owner who star in the hugely popular commercials for credit company Aiful.


1. Kimura Takuya (SMAP)

2. Shimizu Shogo (Actor)

3. Nakai Masahiro (SMAP)

4. Katori Shingo (SMAP)

5. Kusanagi Tsuyoshi (SMAP)

6. Bae Yong Joon (Korean actor)


1. Matsuura Aya (Singer)

2. Matsushima Nanako (Actress)

3. Ueto Aya (Singer)

4. Yada Akiko (Actress)

5. Sato Eriko (Actress)

6. Kiki Kirin (Actress)