Kyary (her real name is Takemura Kiriko) started as a fashion blogger, and then began her professional career as a model for Harajuku fashion magazines such as Kera! and Zipper. After achieving a measure of fame, she began to establish herself as a businesswoman by launching a line of fake eyelashes called "Harajuku Doll Eyelashes by Eyemazing x Kyary" and appearing at fashion shows. In April 2011, she frontlined the charity event "One Snap For Love" with legendary Japanese fashion editor and photographer Yasumasa Yonehara and Japanese brand 6%DOKIDOKI for victims of the 2011 Tohoku earthquake and tsunami.
In July 2011 she began a music career by releasing her first single, PONPONPON. The music video, a psychedelic tribute to Kawaisa and Decoraculture, was released to Youtube and became a viral hit. The single was produced by Yasutaka Nakata and is the first release from Kyary's debut mini-album, Moshi Moshi Harajuku, to be released August 17, 2011. "PONPONPON" was released on July 20, 2011, and quickly rose to the top of the iTunes charts in both Finland and Belgium. On July 31, 2011, the song entered Billboard Japan's Hot 100s chart at 72.
The second single Jelly was released to iTunes internationally on August 3, 2011.A week after the release of her debut mini-album, Kyary will release an autobiography about her rise to fame titled, Oh! My God!! Harajuku Girl.
- Alias: Kyary (きゃりー)
- Birthday: January 29, 1993 (age 19)
- Birthplace: Tokyo, Japan
- Blood Type: B
- Height: 157cm
- Sizes: 80 - 59 - 83 cm
- Shoe Size: 23.5 cm
- Hobbies: Comedy, Music, Fashion
- [2011.08.17] Moshi Moshi Harajuku (もしもし原宿; Hello Harajuku)
- [2011.06.08] Kyarypamyupamyu no Ghibli Set (きゃりーぱみゅぱみゅのジブリセット)
- [2010.03.30] Miracle Orange (ミラクルオレンジ) (Kyary)
- [2011.07.20] PONPONPON
- [2011.08.03] jelly
- [2011.12.06] Tsukema Tsukeru (つけまつける)
Source; Wikipedia, Generasia
Popular model/singer Kyary Pamyu Pamyu (18) prayed for the success of her debut mini-album “Moshi Moshi Harajuku” at the Onden Shrine in Tokyo on August 17th.
Kyary Pamyu Pamyu is a sensation amongst teenage girls, thanks to her novel Harajuku fashion. In fact, on this day of celebration, Kyary Pamyu Pamyu arrived at the shrine wearing a colorful outfit that was topped off with a little cake accessory on her head.
American singer-songwriter Gwen Stefani and her song “Harajuku Girls” was revealed to be the inspiration behind her style. The idol said, ” I was like, I will be the Harajuku Girl.” When she was in her second year of high school, a photo taken at Harajuku appeared on a magazine, and from that point on, she became a model.
Commenting on her debut as a singer, Kyary Pamyu Pamyu said, “I feel like being enraged because I’m so happy to debut. I guess older people don’t know about me, so I want them to know about me as well. ”
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