PPAP singer receives a pineapple-shaped award for his special appreciation of fruits


By now, almost every one of us has probably heard of Pikotaro – the Japanese singer-songwriter behind the viral PPAP (Pen-Pineapple-Apple-Pen) song.

Recently, this Japan native made internet headlines again when he received a pineapple-shaped certificate for his efforts in raising “fruit awareness” to the public.

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Japan Today reports that since the song’s release, a company known for producing packaged fruits and veggies has experienced a significant increase in their pineapple sales. Because of this, the CEO of the said company decided to award the viral sensation not only with a certificate of recognition, but also a year’s worth of pineapples.

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Whether you agree with the company’s decision to reward him or not, it looks like Pikotaro will be singing and dancing his way to the top . You do you, Pikotaro!

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