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Pepsiman

Pepsi Man

Real Name
Unknown
First Appearance
Pepsiman commercial #1 (1994-5?)/ Very first version of Pepsiman was in Pepsi Commercial 1993 (Pepsiman feat. Paul Rodriguez)
Creator
Travis Charest (Character design), other creators unknown
Team Affliation
PepsiCo, Inc., Allegiance of Assistance
Aliases
The Running Hero
Base of Operations
PepsiCo, inc. Headquarters of the UK
Powers
Enhanced Speed, Pepsi Summoning, Time Pause
Skills and Abilities
Running
Paraphernalia
Pepsi
Race
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Pepsiman, or Pepsi Man, is a superhero mascot for PepsiCo that had the power to deliver the beverage to those in need. He appeared in a total of 13 Pepsi commercials and several video games.

OriginEdit

No origin is provided for Pepsiman.  However, he is well-known for his brave escapades involving risking life and limb to provide people with Pepsi.

BiographyEdit

Pepsiman is an official Pepsi mascot from Pepsi's Japanese corporate branch, created sometime around the mid-1990s. Pepsiman took on three different outfits, each one representing the current style of the Pepsi can in distribution. Twelve commercials were created featuring the character. His role in the advertisements is to appear with Pepsi to thirsty people or people craving soda. Pepsiman happens to appear at just the right time with the product.

PersonalityEdit

Pepsiman is shown as being somewhat clumsy (usually after any given adventure) but extremely dedicated to providing people with Pepsi Cola.  He seems to be well-known and popular with the people he saves, who view him as a hero for bringing them refreshment.

PowersEdit

  • Super Speed: Pepsiman can run at incredible speeds. though he lacks in accuracy, often leading to serious accidents.
  • Time Stop : Pepsiman is shown to be able to briefly pause time though only for a few milliseconds.
  • Superhuman Strength: Pepsiman has been shown to carry infinite pepsi, and that is a very impressive feat, as he was still at full speed.
  • Pepsi: Pepsi

Other mediaEdit

Pepsiman was also featured in his own video game simply called Pepsiman, where the premise is to dodge and avoid obstacles (most of which are Pepsi-branded) on route to giving someone a Pepsi.
PEPSIMAN Japanese TV Commercials

PEPSIMAN Japanese TV Commercials

Pepsiman was also an unlockable character for the fighting game Fighting Vipers.

Pepsiman also appeared as a background character in Street Fighter V's available story A Shadow Falls. Capcom has also expressed interest and enthusiasm at the concept of Pepsiman becoming a playable character in the future.

References in other mediaEdit

In the anime series Yakitate!! Japan, a character transforms briefly into a Pepsiman character named Pepniman.

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