Name: 竹村 桐子 (Takemura Kiriko)
Birthday: January 29, 1993
Stage Name: きゃりーぱみゅぱみゅ (Kyary Pamyu Pamyu)
Height: 5' 2" (1.57 m)
Occupation: Model, Blogger, Recording Artist, Singer (she associates with Harajuku in the Tokyo district)
Because Kyary Pamyu Pamyu is very popular in Asia and all around the world because of her fashion and music, she is know as the "J-Pop Princess", "Queen of J-Pop", and/or "Harajuku Pop Princess". She is compared to many of her inspirations such as Lady Gaga and Katy Perry.
When she was in school, she use to go to school wearing a blonde wig that her friends called her Kyary (Carrie) because she look much like a foreigner so, she got use to the name. Soon, she started blogging about fashion and she used "Kyary" but, she felt that "Kyary" wasn't enough and that it was to short that she felt that something was missing. So, she added "Pamyu Pamyu" to the end of the name because she thought it sounded really cute.
Her first single "PonPonPon" was a viral hit across YouTube and the whole world that it received more than 50 million views! Because of that being her first single and for it being very popular, it was known as her signature song.
Here is a list of a few of her songs:
- Candy Candy
- Tsukema Tsukeru
- Kiri Ni 100%
- Cherry Bon Bon
- Ninjari Ban Ban
- Invader Invader
- Fashion Monster
- Demo Demo Mada Mada
- Miraku Orenji
- Moshi Moshi Harajuku
Here are some photos of Kyary Pamyu Pamyu for you guys~!: