Tag: YANAKIKU

YANAKIKU Returns To J-Pop Summit 2015

After their celebrated performance at 2014’s J-Pop Summit, Japanese pop duo YANAKIKU will return to San Francisco this summer. This year, YANA and KIKU will become “Nakai,” the concierge of Japanese traditional inns at the festival’s “Ryokan Pavilion” at the POP TRAVEL Area inside Fort Mason Center. At the pavilion, visitors can experience the culture …

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YANAKIKU releases LINE stickers

J-Pop kimono-cosplay vocal unit YANAKIKU released their self-designed set of LINE stickers this week for the popular international messaging app. The sticker set focuses on the colorful personalities and food obsessions of members YANA and KIKU, including a special sticker for the group’s favorite Japanese food (and frequent accidental name substitute) yakiniku. Sticker preview: https://store.line.me/stickershop/product/1119189/en …

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YANAKIKU – Interview (2015)

YANAKIKU Interview by DJ Greg Hignight (Tune in Tokyo) April 30, 2015 YANAKIKU debuted in 2012, and quickly crossed into the realm of J-Pop artists operating in the international market. Seemingly built for the global stage, presenting elements of both traditional Japanese culture and the modern, futuristic electronic beats of Tokyo dance pop, the duo …

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YANAKIKU wins fans at J-Pop Summit

J-Pop female vocal duo YANAKIKU made their USA debut at San Francisco’s J-Pop Summit last weekend, giving American fans their first opportunity to see YANAKIKU’s high-energy performance and comedic MC. The duo gave a special name to the packed audience in San Francisco’s Japan Town, proclaiming “You are the lettuce, we are the meat!” before …

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YANAKIKU performance at China’s AnimeparTy

YANAKIKU performed a mini-concert at China’s second AnimeparTy event on May 24 at Shanghai’s Everbright Convention Center Fans got to see live performances of the Kimo-Cos performer’s recent sings including “Fujiyama Disco” and “Paku Paku Kingyo”. Set List: PAKU PAKU KINGYO UP SIDE DOWN FUJIYAMA DISCO Orihime

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YANAKIKU to make American debut at J-Pop Summit

J-Pop female vocal duo YANAKIKU will make their American debut at San Francisco’s J-Pop Summit on July 19. The Kimono Cosplay singers will perform on the Pagoda Main Stage in Japan Town and participate in the festival’s Cosplay Masquerade in addition to meet and greet sessions and cosplay demonstrations at their booth all weekend long. …

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YANAKIKU returns to UK’s Hyper Japan Festival

J-Pop female vocal duo YANAKIKU will return to Hyper Japan July 25-27 at Earl’s Court in London, England. After a successful performance at the UK’s largest Japanese culture event in 2013, the rising star Kimo-Cos (kimono cosplay) singer/songwriters were invited to return for an encore performance at this year’s festival which features Japanese culture, food, …

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J-Pop duo YANAKIKU’s new single “FUJIYAMA DISCO” gets worldwide release

J-Pop female vocal duo YANAKIKU’s new song “FUJIYAMA DISCO” is set for digital release on May 7, 2014. The rising star Kimo-Cos (Kimono Cosplay) singer/songwriters made the announcement during their April 19 live show at Ikebukuro mismatch to the excitement of their fans. Earlier this month, YANAKIKU released the eye-popping, colorful music video for “FUJIYAMA …

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YANAKIKU – FUJIYAMA DISCO (MV)

J-Pop female vocal duo YANAKIKU revealed the eye-popping music video for their new single “FUJIYAMA DISCO” this week, scoring over 20,000 views in the first few days of release. The song was written by the rising star Kimo-Cos (Kimono Cosplay) vocalists to inspire appreciation of Mount Fuji’s beauty, hoping fans will visit Japan to see …

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Yanakiku’s Harajuku one-man live featured on Promic TV’s J-Pop News 37

J-Pop duo Yanakiku is featured in this week’s J-Pop News #37 from Promic TV! Watch the video interview and songs from their one-man live show in Harajuku. Watch the video: