Kyarypamyupamyu is a Japanese fashion model and singer who has been popular since 2009. She is sometimes referred to as the “Japanese Lady Gaga”.
Known for her funny faces, she made her musical debut with “PONPONPON” in July and released her debut mini-album “Moshi moshi Harajuku” on Aug 17. One of the songs from “PONPONPON” is on YouTube and has been viewed 3.8 millions time as of Tuesday.
Kyarypamyupamyu is on the hit charts in other countries. Her popularity is immense on the South Korean portal NAVER. In one video on YouTube, a man named Yusef watches the PV and starts dancing and putting on a horse’s head. He says, “The only thing I can say is ‘Japan,’ just ‘Japan.’ Nothing else.”
Other comments include “Cute and crazy”, “She is the Japanese Lady Gaga and her song and video are addictive”, and “I listen to it everyday … like taking drugs”.