Apparently not put off by Takeshi Kitano's viral send-up of him last year, President Donald Trump has been visiting Japan on the first leg of his Asian tour. In addition to enjoying golf with ...
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If you thought Piko Taro was silly enough when he made his viral hit Pen-Pineapple-Apple-Pen, you were probably surprised when he started appearing in mainstream TV commercials. You were probably ...
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Our favorite Japanese comedian of the moment, Piko Taro, is continuing to capitalize on his Pen-Pineapple-Apple-Pen fame by promoting the Perotto Ice Pop DJ Licking Music Toy. This is another ...
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What next after PPAP (Pen-Pineapple-Apple-Pen)? In the wake of the success of the viral hit of 2016, the comedian Piko Taro has tried to extend his popularity with a guest appearance in a K-Pop hit ...
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Customizable designer e-paper wristwatch
After teasing us with a preview and some hilarious-looking images, the first SoftBank commercials in the Justin Bieber "super student" campaign have finally been released. It features the Canadian ...
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The latest stars in an advertising campaign for mobile phone provider SoftBank is the unlikely pairing of Canadian singer Justin Bieber and comedian Piko Taro of PPAP fame. So far only ...
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Piko Taro, the alter ego of comedian Daimao Kosaka, rocked Japan and the world with his indelibly catchy "Pen-Pineapple-Apple-Pen (PPAP)" video in 2016. Having inspired so many imitators and boosted ...
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What were the biggest trends and news events of 2016 in Japan? Here is our round-up. Political and Celebrity Scandals Every year there are plenty of political and celebrity scandals, though ...
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Inspired by Japan's "beer girl" baseball match vendors
Just when you thought the Pen-Pineapple-Apple-Pen viral phenomenon was fading away, along came a widely reported press conference at the FCCJ in Tokyo to boost the ratings, and now news that Piko ...
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