Tommy Lee Jones is back, and this time he's playing an alien, on Japanese television commercials, that is! Since 2006, Tommy Lee Jones has been the spokesman for BOSS Coffee, appearing in nationwide print and television ad campaigns. He plays Alien Jones, a visitor from outer space who has come to Earth to study human beings and their world.

There are 38 total episodes of Alien Jones commercials for BOSS Coffee, a product of Suntory. Despite having used many top Japanese celebrities in their campaigns, the commercials with Tommy Lee Jones in them have been the most popular. His character became so popular, in fact, he's even made guest appearances as Alien Jones on commercials for mobile giant Softbank.

If you watch a few of these clips, you'll understand why Tommy Lee Jones is so loved in Japan.

Watch a 400-year old alien hunk fall in love with a beautiful actress in My Love from Another Star.