Famous Person Friday! 有名人金曜日!

It’s time for everyone’s favorite day of the week! Famous person friday, where we cover a current Japanese celebrity! Today’s subject, J-Pop Artist: きゃりーぱみゅぱみゅ (Kyary Pamyu Pamyu)


Born January 29, 1993 with the name 竹村 桐子 (Kiriko Takemura) on the west side of Tokyo; きゃりーぱみゅぱみゅさん started out as a fashion blogger. Her rise to fame as a model started after her appearance in Harajuku fashion magazines such as Kera! and Zipper.

kera zipper

After achieving a measure of success, きゃりーぱみゅぱみゅさん teamed up with the Eyemazing company to produce a line of cosmetic eyelashes called “Harajuku Doll”. She also starting appearing in local fashion shows.


In July 2011, きゃりー ぱみゅぱみゅさん released her first music single “PonPonPon” on her debut album Moshi Moshi Harajuku. Since then she has released 4 albums and has won numerous asian music awards such as “Best Pop Song” from MTV Music Video Awards Japan and “Best Song” from Japan Records Awards.

To find out more about きゃりーぱみゅぱみゅ you can follow her on facebook or you can look her up on youtube to see more of her music videos.  As always, if you have any questions on this or any other topic I cover you can always email me at colormeindie@gmail.com or leave a comment below! Til next time! じゃね。(^w^)


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