YANAKIKU is always ready to Kanpai! in Iichiko shochu CM

YANAKIKU must have had drinking on their mind all night when getting ready to record “Kanpai Night”, and now both the song and the duo are featured in a new commercial for Japan’s popular shochu brand Iichiko.

YANAKIKU shows serious Puppy Love in “Hachiko Dance” MV

J-Pop vocal duo YANAKIKU have revealed the music video for their new single “HACHIKO↑DANCE”, celebrating Shibuya’s famous mascot whose statue is one of Tokyo’s most popular meeting spots.

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YANAKIKU to perform in Mexico at J’Fest

J-Pop duo YANAKIKU will perform in Mexico on April 1 & 2 for J-Fest at Expo Reforma in Mexico City. Event info: https://jfest.ws YANAKIKU continues to add more countries to their international expansion, with a successful events at Japan Expo Thailand in February, POP!Life FanXperience in Bangkok in March, and an upcoming performance at Anime …

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YANAKIKU at Pop Life FanXperience, China

YANAKIKU performance at Pop Life FanXperience/CosFanx & ACCF @ ChongQing International Expo Center China: September 14-17, 2016. Set List: 1. VIVA! Jinsei Chindouchu MC 2. FUNK★JAPAN 3. NINJA IROHA MC 4. Fujiyama△Disco 5. Hello World YANAKIKU Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/yanakiku

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YANAKIKU return to J-Pop Summit as Iichiko Shochu Ambassadors

Japanese kimono-cosplay duo YANAKIKU will return to San Francisco’s J-Pop Summit at the Fort mason Center on July 23 and 24, 2016. YANAKIKU made their American performance debut at the Japanese cultural festival in 2014, and they returned last year to host J-Pop Summit’s Ryokan Pavilion. This year, singers YANA and KIKU will appear at …

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YANAKIKU debuts new costumes with Cyntia, LUI FRONTiC Akabane Japan, and Hatsune with BAYBAND

Japanese kimono-cosplay duo YANAKIKU debuted new costumes at their first hosting event, “YANAKIKU Chindouchuu Hizakurige Sono Ichi” at Tokyo’s Daikanyama LOOP on March 30. After high-energy sets by guests Cyntia, LUI FRONTiC Akabane Japan, and Hatsune with BAYBAND, performers Yana and Kiku emerged in slick black outfits hand-crafted by Japanese designer Nobuko Ariga (“NOBU”), renowned …

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YANAKIKU releases Osaka tour documentary

Japanese pop duo YANAKIKU has released a behind-the-scenes video documentary of their February 13th visit to Osaka, their first concert in the city in over 10 months. The girls board the shinkansen for their journey to the February 13th “Wonder World” concert event at the popular FANJ Twice live house, sampling local foods and giving …

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YANAKIKU drops new song Kira Kira Tokio at Roppongi one-man show

J-Pop Kimono Cosplay duo YANAKIKU released a venue-only edition of their new song “Kira Kira Tokio” at their one-man show at Roppongi Morph-Tokyo on December 12. The “one-coin” (500 yen) single featuring YANAKIKU’s signature playful lyrics and club-ready beats will be available next year to fans worldwide. YANAKIKU has spent the year promoting their full-album …

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YANAKIKU delights fans at J-Pop Summit, announces Tokyo one-man show

Japanese vocal/dance unit YANAKIKU made their triumphant return to San Francisco’s J-Pop Summit during the August 8-9 weekend, returning to the spot of their American debut last year. YANAKIKU presided over the event’s Cosplay Masquerade and J-Pop Idol Contests with laughter and smiles and welcomed visitors to the Ryokan Pavilion where attendees donned kimono and …

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FEMM, Ken Ishii, and YANAKIKU to perform concerts at J-Pop Summit

The 2015 J-POP SUMMIT, the Japanese pop culture event held annually in San Francisco, has announced key live programming and artists that highlight DAY 2 of the colorful Festival. The 2015 J-POP SUMMIT takes place Saturday and Sunday August 8th & 9th at the historic Fort Mason Center in San Francisco’s Marina district. Tickets and …

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