Avex Music Creative Inc.


In August 2016, the video “PPAP (Pen Pineapple Apple Pen)” was uploaded onto YouTube and instantly become a worldwide viral hit and made him the most famous Japanese. The video’s number of views ranked No. 1 worldwide for 3 consecutive weeks! It was the first time Japanese made this feat, which was widely talked about in Japan and abroad. He became the first Japanese in 26 years to make it onto the US Billboard Hot 100 (77th)! It has been recognized by the Guinness World Records as the “shortest song” to enter the chart.