The event, hosted by Hikaru Nishida and Pico Taro, the man behind the "Pen Pineapple Apple Pen
" craze, coincided with the 45th anniversary of the ASEAN-Japan Friendship and Cooperation.
Just like Psy, Piko Taro became a celebrity with his ditty 'Pen Pineapple Apple Pen
,' which now has 120 million views on YouTube.
The event will be hosted by Hikaru Nishida, and Pico Taro, the man behind the PPAP (Pen Pineapple Apple Pen
Piko-Taro is back in the limelight with a new ditty that's freaking similar to its predecessor 'Pen Pineapple Apple Pen
,' or PPAP.
The 'Pen Pineapple Apple Pen' fever has not subsided, even in its original home in Japan.
Ryuk, the character in the famed Japanese anime series 'Death Note,' joined the funky mania and danced to the uplifting beat of Piko-Taro's 'Pen Pineapple Apple Pen' in a YouTube clip uploaded on Tuesday.
'Pen Pineapple Apple Pen
,' or 'PPAP,' a Japanese song brandished by many as an infectiously viral 'ringtone,' has not only 'brainwashed' Japanese social media but also other Asian online users.
Japanese singer-songwriter Piko-Taro recently fired his dance craze, 'Pen Pineapple Apple Pen
,' and many merry Japanese youths and social media celebrities began swinging to the viral dance hit.