“PPAP” is back ― with a twist.
Japanese comic Daimaou Kosaka, better known as Pikotaro, has given his 2016 music sensation a makeover for the coronavirus era.
“In a hurry, I made a new version of PPAP,” he wrote on Twitter. “What I want to tell the whole world is … Wash! Laugh! Pray!
The song is no longer about pens, pineapples, apples and pens, but clean hands and overcoming the pandemic. Even PPAP stands for something else:
For old time’s sake, here’s the original, which Guinness World Records recognized as the shortest song to enter the Billboard Hot 100.