Piko Taro just won’t be stopped.
As the one-year anniversary of his viral hit “PPAP” creeps closer and closer, the Pen-Pineapple-Apple-Pen creator continues to find new avenues to share his upbeat worldview. Now that he’s helped promote energy conservation, he’s moving on to a new project; his very own anime.
Piko Taro No Lullaby Lullaby (in Japanese, the title kind of has a rhythmic joke to it, just keep that in mind if you ever have to pronounce it to somebody) is, according to the official web site, inspired by the performer’s own illustrations. The premise of each three-minute-long episode is that Piko Taro, while snoozing, steps into various fairy tales and interacts with the characters. Piko Taro handles all of the voice acting, along with the planning, writing and music for each episode. His vision will get some assistance from artist Taniguchi Takashi, who will turn Piko Taro’s dreams into a reality.
Right now, the animated series is set to arrive sometime this summer, with no concrete date announced yet. Keep a look out for more news about the show, especially if you're looking for more insight into Piko Taro’s mind before his set at this year’s A-Nation concert.
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