PIKOTARO celebrates 1st Anniversary of PPAP with YouTube special


PIKOTARO’s music video “PPAP (Pen-Pineapple-Apple-Pen)” was uploaded on YouTube on August 25th, 2016, and became an international sensation with over 120 million views plus over 100,000 related videos totaling over 1.5 billion hits.

In just one year, the phenomenon has brought PIKOTARO to the Billboard Chart, Guinness World Records, Kohaku Utagassen (Year-End Song Festival), Budokan Showcase, Summer Sonic, UEFA Champions League, and even the United Nations.

Celebrating the 1-year anniversary of “PPAP”, PIKOTARO will broadcast a special live program on YouTube
featuring live music, a talk show, a new single, and special guests.

8/25 (FRI) 20:00 – JST (Japan)
* 4:00 – PST (US)
* 7:00 – EST (US)
* 12:00 – GMT (UK)
* 13:00 – CET (Europe)

Japanese URL: https://youtu.be/fLL1ooASvG0
English interpreted URL: https://youtu.be/2JZd4-SINJI

PIKOTARO Official YouTube Channel