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Författare: Anne Schreiber.
Though most of her success as a recording artist has been in Asia, she has also gained popularity in Western countries due in part to Internet videos which have gone viral. Pamyu Pamyu was born on January 29, 1993 in Nishitōkyō, Tokyo, Japan. Throughout most of her childhood life, she was raised in a traditional strict household, where her parents frequently set early curfews and limited her cell phone access. Takemura started as a fashion blogger, and then began her professional career as a model for Harajuku fashion magazines such as Kera! After achieving a measure of fame, she collaborated with the Eyemazing company to produce a line of fake eyelashes called „Harajuku Doll“. Takemura explained her stage name in a Japanese MTV interview. Wearing blonde wigs as a fashion affectation in high school, a friend began calling her „Kyari“ because she embraced Western culture and seemed „like a foreign girl“.
Upon starting her blog, she felt the name „Kyari“ — a phonetic Japanese spelling of the Western name „Carrie“ — was too short, and „missing something“. Takemura added „Pamyu Pamyu“ because it sounded cute. Takemura first met Yasutaka Nakata, the music producer of her favorite electropop group Perfume, at his club event. Because he makes music for the fashion industry, he was intrigued by her career and encouraged her to debut as a singer. Pamyu Pamyu performing at the 4th Okinawa International Movie Festival. On December 9, Pamyu Pamyu made her American debut in Culver City, California to perform in a fashion show and play two of her songs, as well as her first time performing the single.