Girl group Crayon Pop is currently embroiled in yet another plagiarism controversy, this time involving a Japanese song. Crayon Pop had previously come under fire for plagiarizing outfit concepts, which they have refuted, and now the Japanese media has brought up the plagiarism issue once again, but for a different reason.
Japan’s J-CAST News recently reported, “The beginning to Crayon Pop’s new song has been criticized as being exactly the same as that of the theme song for ‘Lupin the Third,’ an anime famous even in Korea.”
The report quoted Japanese netizens who pointed out that the introduction to “Kkurismas” (“Lonely Christmas”) is similar sounding to the theme song of famous animation “Lupin the Third.”
This has become a hot topic amongst online netizens, the majority of whom have said that the first ten seconds are remarkably similar