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Japanese 3DS Advert Is The Kawaii-est Thing Ever

You combine j-pop super star Kyary Pamyu Pamyu and the cutest array of Nintendo characters in alternative costumes and you get this… the cutest commercial ever for a Nintendo 3DS! Kyary lends her popularity to the handheld console, the ad (despite not speaking a word of Japanese) clearly revolves around the new interchangeable face plates […]

Review: Kyary Pamyu Pamyu – Pikapika Fantajin

What’s the difference between pop and J-pop? What makes Japanese pop music distinct enough to earn that mysterious prefix that so many insist on giving it? Do those distinctions still matter in an increasingly globalized music industry? Can anyone actually answer these rhetorical questions? Well, yes actually; J-pop superstar Kyary Pamyu Pamyu can, and on […]

Interview: Kyary Pamyu Pamyu

It’s a surreal moment. On a balmy April evening, the streets of London’s Shepherd’s Bush are overrun with scene kids, gothy teens, puzzled parents and kawaii queens. To describe the audience in attendance for tonight’s show at the O2 Empire as a “mixed bag” feels like the understatement of the century. Imagine a limited edition […]

Kyary and Kentucky Fried Chicken?

Kyary Pamyu Pamyu, after recently becoming Glico’s poster girl, has now appeared in a KFC advert in Japan for ‘Krushers’. This isn’t the first time Kyary has appeared in an advert, if anyone can remember her exploits with ‘Pudding’. In this particular advert, it seems Kyary is longing for the drink in question and begs […]