Like and many others, the Japanese love cats. Cat videos are one of the most popular things on the internet. A Japanese cat of the Scottish Fold breed, called Maruchan (まるちゃん) has been successful all over the world, because of its youtube channel.
Maru-chan's popularity started in 2008, thanks to her thousands of videos. In the year 2013, his videos were shown more than 200 million times. He is a super mischievous cat that runs in paper boxes to hide, in garbage cans and does many other mischiefs. Check out the video below:
Curiously Maruchan it is also a brand of instant noodles that exists in the USA. The name maru [まる] probably derives from a circle, since the kitten is a big ball.
Maruchan's success on the internet
His influence on the media was so great that it even generated cell phone games, several memes, and created a new concept regarding cat videos on the network. His videos tend to have 400,000 thousand to 20 million hits, have generated issues in the Japanese media and magazines and around the world.
The cover photo of this article belongs to a video released at the end of 2014 playing with a mochi box. In 2018 your channel is over 600,000 subscribers, it may seem like a small number, but in Japan this is a big deal.
If you are one of those who like videos of cats on youtube, this channel will satisfy, with its more than 1000 videos. I hope you enjoyed this short article, if you did, don't forget to share and leave your comments.