Pen-Pineapple-Apple-Pen Cafe Opening in Japan

[Image: Spice]
[Image: Spice]
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Viral hit “PPAP” is getting a cafe in Tokyo which, I guess, is serving pen-pineapples and apple-pens? Pretty much!

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If you’ve been away from the internet for the past few weeks, here’s Pikotaro doing his thing.

As seen on Spice, PPAP Cafe will serve up food, mostly with pineapples or apples. The meals don’t feature actual pens, but rather, what looks like chocolate ones, which is probably for the best.

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[Image: Spice]
[Image: Spice]

The PPAP Cafe opens on November 1 and, like this fad, will only exist for a short period of time, wrapping up on November 20.

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Originally from Texas, Ashcraft has called Osaka home since 2001. He has authored six books, including most recently, The Japanese Sake Bible.

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DISCUSSION

As much as I want to scold Japan for a fad like this, I need to remember that I kinda sorta liked Mambo No. 5 in the 90s.

It’s been a long time, but I’ve still never forgiven myself.