Thanks McDonald's, I'll have your Nyan Cat tribute stuck in my head all day

Remember Nyan Cat? Of course, you do. The three-minute pixel art animation showing a cat riding a rainbow was the kind of thing that took the internet by storm back in 2011, and it quickly became a global meme. 

Now, Mcdonald's has brought it back; or at least its soundtrack. The cause? The promotion of the fastfood brand's 'Shakashaka' fries in Japan, and it's another example of the success of McDonald's advertising.

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Joe Foley

Joe is a regular freelance journalist and editor at Creative Bloq. He writes news, features and buying guides and keeps track of the best equipment and software for creatives, from video editing programs to monitors and accessories. A veteran news writer and photographer, he now works as a project manager at the London and Buenos Aires-based design, production and branding agency Hermana Creatives. There he manages a team of designers, photographers and video editors who specialise in producing visual content and design assets for the hospitality sector. He also dances Argentine tango.