"PPAP" Singer Releases New Song

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It’s called “I Like Orange Juice.” But does the tune answer whether or not Pikotaro likes pineapple juice? Nope!

The tune doesn’t doesn’t answer that.

The reaction to the new English tune seems mixed. As of writing, it has around 16,000 likes and 10,000 dislikes. 

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Late last year, Pikotaro revealed that he had yet to see any money from the viral success of “PPAP.” Hopefully, by now, that’s changed. 

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Originally from Texas, Ashcraft has called Osaka home since 2001. He has authored five books, including most recently, Japanese Whisky: The Ultimate Guide to the World's Most Desirable Spirit.

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