Kyary Pamyu Pamyu


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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.

In 2022, Kyary Pamyu Pamyu released a single "Maybe Baby," a opening theme song of TV anime Ninjala, and held her longest nationwide tour "CANDY WAVE" (30 cities in Japan). She surprisingly announced to have a long awaited US tour including 2022 Coachella Music and Arts Festival while she was touring throughout Japan. After the great success with Coachella 2022, she released her latest single "Isshindotai" and held her 3rd Nippon Budokan concert "UMA 105."

In 2023, Kyary Pamyu Pamyu successfully completed her fifth world tour "POPPP" (7 cities in 4 countries) including Primavera Sound 2023 in Spain. She appeared in Fuji Rock Festival' 23 for the first time and performed with Yasutaka Nakata's original non-stop mix, which got highly praised by not just J-pop but Electronica lovers.

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," a combination of artist and fashion activities, has attracted attention from all over the world.