ADVERT REVIEW: KENYA INDOMIE NOODLES ADVERT “WHY THIS OBVIOUS FLAW?”

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Hungry and need that quick to prepare meal? “Indomie Noodles” is the fast and easy meal to think of, ready to be taken in the next five minutes according to Indomie manufacturers. How true is that? Mine takes more than 5 minutes to cook o…

But really, I don’t know why Indomie manufacturers make people believe that Indomie noodles can be prepared in just 5 minutes; “asi” that is a lie. It obviously takes more than 5 minutes, fans of the noodle can testify to this.

THE ADVERT

A young lady is in the kitchen and she excited cooking Indomie noodles. She picks both the chicken and beef flavors to cook.

Next, the young lady is seen eating a bowl of Indomie noodles with her friend who is also excited.

 

SUMMARY OF THE ADVERT

A young lady is visited by her bosom friend and she prepares Indomie Noodles for her in less than five minutes (According to the time the advertisers displayed on the screen).

THE MESSAGE IN THE ADVERT

Indomie Noodles is sweet and comes in different flavors. It takes about 5 minutes to prepare.

THE REVIEW

This advert is a Kenyan advert and it features Gospel musician- Eve Bahati. The music was composed on one Kenyan’s main language- Tibetan.

I love this advert because it is very straightforward. So I am wondering why the lady had to change attire when it is still the same day; that is an obvious flaw for me.

I mean, when she was cooking noodles in the kitchen, she was wearing an orange jumpsuit, but when she joined her friend in the sitting room with a bowl of noodles, she was wearing a different attire; this time around a gown. Was that really necessary? It wasn’t necessary at all. Infact, changing of attire in that manner confuses the viewers at home. What made me recognize her was just her hair. It was also strange that despite how long her braids were, she found it comfortable letting it down while cooking the Noodles in the kitchen.

But away from the flaws, I love the whole setting for the kitchen and the living room.

So does this advert have the strategy to push people into buying the Noodles? Well partially! Indomie is one quick meal people naturally love to buy with or without advert.

 

 

MEANING OF SOME WORDS

Furahia mlo mtamu: Enjoy sweet food.

COSTUME: Fair

SOUND: Melodious

WATCH THE VIDEO FOR THE INDOMIE ADVERT BELOW

Just Wondering

  • Why she had to change into another wear when it is pretty obvious that it was still the same day.

REMARK: It is an interesting advert to watch. It is also very brief. I love her enthusiasm.

DURATION: 38 seconds

VIEW IMAGES FROM THE INDOMIE ADVERT BELOW

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Author:

Born in the 80’s, Ogefash picked up writing early in her secondary school days at International School, Lagos. She took it professionally after her university days at the University of Lagos where she graduated from the Department of Mass Communication. She is a writer of several short stories some of which have been published in the magazines. Some of her popular stories are: A Night to Remember, The Special Gift, Haunted, Preparing Ahead of Time amongst others. Her novel "Looming Danger" published in December 2015, was highly recommended by people. She has worked with several media outlets some of which are Spur Magazine and Upcoming Magazine. With her love for children, she took up the task of supervising and taking care of children at the After School Department of Heritage School before her resignation. Her unique strory telling and song teaching skills endeared her more to the kids she worked with. Oge is a goal getter, a pace setter and always strives for excellence. She likes to impact and solve problems in a creative way in a challenging position. She has in-depth knowledge in reporting and editing. She is a seasoned writer and very passionate about her work. Interestingly, her blog is the first in Nigeria to start reviewing Nigerian and foreign movies and also write the plots scene by scene. Ogefash blog is also the first to give a detailed analysis about music and artistes in Nigeria and abroad. Ogefash says "I don't keep male friends because they always want to have sex with me. I don't keep female friends because they are always bitchy and envious. I only keep people I can call more than a friend!" Ogefash has an affinity for TV reality shows. In 2018, she represented Nigeria in the PanAfrican TV reality game show "The Maltavator Challenge" powered by Nigeria's number one malt drink packed full of energy giving vitamins B1, B2, B3 and B6;Malta Guinness. The show brought together four African countries Nigeria, Ghana, Ethiopia and Coted'ivoire who competed for the grand prize of 20,000 dollars. Undaunted by any task in her field, Oge is highly energetic and creative. She is a rare gem and a gift to this generation.

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