SEOUL (Reuters) – The creator of the children’s song “Baby Shark,” which has become a global phenomenon, says the firm is eyeing the Chinese market, where the tune did not quite catch on, with a brand new character featuring dinosaurs.
The popular song about a family of sharks has been a rallying cry at Lebanese anti-government protests, played at the White House and praised by President Donald Trump and become the unofficial anthem of the baseball World Series champions Washington Nationals. It has also prompted parodies and a dance craze.
The co-founder and the chief financial officer of the South Korean publisher behind the viral song and video, the fifth-most viewed all time on YouTube, said it is targeting China next to make sure that it doesn’t end a one-hit wonder.
“Who would have thought sharks could become this popular?” Ryan Lee of SmartStudy told Reuters in an interview. “Children who like dinosaurs definitely exist around the world, but there’s no brand…
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