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"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!

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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 six books, including most recently, The Japanese Sake Bible.

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DISCUSSION

Despite everyone knowing him for PPAP, this is his best song:

Although his New Year’s orchestra performance of PPAP was quite amazing:

If you listen closely you can hear the spinning of Beethoven’s grave all the way in Vienna