JP

Kyary Pamyu Pamyu

Company

Nippon Columbia Co.,Ltd. / Nipponophone

Profile

About Kyary Pamyu Pamyu:

Born on January 29, 1993, in Tokyo, Japan, Kyary Pamyu Pamyu made her major label debut in the summer of 2011, after graduating from high school, with the mini-album Moshi Moshi Harajuku (released August 17, 2011) produced by Yasutaka Nakata. In May 2012, she released her first full-length album, Pamyu Pamyu Revolution, which debuted at No. 1 on the Oricon Daily Chart, and also ranked No. 1 on the iTunes charts in Japan and on electro charts around the world. In 2013, Kyary Pamyu Pamyu successfully completed her first world tour (13 cities in 8 countries and regions) and her second album Nanda Collection was released in June of 2013, which also debuted at No. 1 on the Oricon Weekly Chart. In 2014, she completed her second world tour (15 cities in 11 countries) with great success, and her third album Pika Pika Fantajin was released simultaneously in 15 countries on 4 continents, including North and South America, Europe, Oceania, and Asia. It was the second consecutive album to reach No. 1 on the Oricon Weekly Chart. She also completed her hall tour "Kyary Pamyu Pamyu no Kumo no Ue no HEAVEN'S DOOR" (17 concerts in 15 cities), which drew over 35,000 people, and her largest arena tour “Kyary Pamyu Pamyu no Colourful Panic TOY BOX” (9 concerts) with a great success. In 2016, the fifth anniversary year of her debut album, she released her first best of album KPP BEST and held her third world tour as her first anniversary year. In 2018, she held her fourth world tour, released her fourth album Japamyu, and took her "Hoshikuzu no Cherry Martini" tour to 20 locations across Japan.

In 2019, she announced the “Otonokuni Live Tour," which would be held at places related to Japanese history and tradition.  In March, the first leg of the tour was a special one-night-only live performance at the Izumo Taisha Shrine, a Japanese heritage site. The second event was a live performance in collaboration with traditional Kabuki at Minami-za, Japan's oldest theater, which has been in existence since the Edo period. In 2021, the 10th anniversary year of her debut, she launched a new label KRK LAB as a place for new schemes involving the whole world. Plus, Kyary Pamyu Pamyu released her single “Gentenkaihi" on August 17th, the exact date of her anniversary milestone. Kyary released her much anticipated fifth full-length album “Candy Racer” on October 27th.

Started from January 2022, Kyary Pamyu Pamyu held her largest national tour "Kyary Pamyu Pamyu 10th ANNIVERSARY JAPAN TOUR 2022 CANDY WAVE" with her latest album "Candy Racer."

In April, Kyary Pamyu Pamyu performed at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival and as the last performer on the GOBI stage for two weeks. The live performance was streamed live on YouTube, and the world went wild over her performance. On October 5th, she released her latest single “Isshin Doutai,” an opening theme song of TV anime series “Ninjala.”

Kyary Pamyu Pamyu continues to fascinate her fans with her free-spirit and original expressions that one would never imagine from her cute appearance. Her presence as an icon of "HARAJUKU" and “JAPANESE POP,” a combination of artist and fashion activities, has attracted attention from all over the world.