#083 Gachapin

Green, buck-toothed dinosaur? Sounds cute… sorta.

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Gachapin is a popular TV character from the show Hirake! Ponkikki. It’s the Japanese equivalent of Sesame Street – education, entertainment and guys in giant suits.

You wouldn’t have thought that the TV show ran from the 70’s to the 90’s – Gachapin is still everywhere.

And of course let’s not forget his yeti friend Mukku:
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Gachapin was recently featured in a music video you might have heard… by The Killers:

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