It is confirmed today that Pikotaro no Lullaby Lullaby, a three-minute short TV anime series featuring Pikotaro who is a character created by Japanese comedian Kosaka Daimaou and known for his internationally popular song "PPAP" and its music video is now in the works for summer 2017 premiere.
The show is planned and created by Kosaka, who also serves as music producer. DLE (Eagle Talon) works on anime production, Takashi Taniguchi (Yamishibai: Japanese Ghost Stories 3rd season) directs the series and designs the characters.
In each episode, Pikotao is inspired by an illustration drawn by director Taniguchi and tells a three-minute fairy tail ad-lib based on it. The episodes are told as "Bedtime Stories" that Pikotaro visits the protagonists of famous fairy tails, such as The Little Match Girl and Little Red Riding Hood. Pikotaro will voice himself and all other characters in the show.
Pikotaro no Lullaby Lullaby is scheduled to premiere in Japan and to be streamed on dTV this summer.
International distribution is also planned.
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