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April 22, 2014 – 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 DISCO”, which has already scored nearly 50,000 views. YANAKIKU wrote the song to inspire appreciation of Mount Fuji’s beauty, hoping fans will visit Japan to see Fujiyama for themselves.
“FUJIYAMA DISCO” will be available on iTunes in 109 countries, plus online services Amazon MP3, Recochoku.jp, dwaongo.jp, music.jp, Spotify, XBox music and FaRao.
With Harajuku-inspired fashion and catchy dance beats, YANAKIKU has built up a strong following among Japanese music and fashion fans this year after appearances at Hyper Japan (London) and TIFFCOM 2013 (Japan). They recently performed at Tokyo Dome’s Furusato Matsuri and the special “New Year Event with Japanese Artists 2014” live show in Korea.
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Japanese Pop female vocal duo YANAKIKU formed in 2012. As vocalists of the J-Pop group Missing Link, Yana and Kiku achieved 100,000 downloads in only a month from Japan’s music ringtone service Chaku-Uta and released their first song from EPIC Records Japan Inc. After the breakup of Missing Link in 2012, Yana and Kiku formed the new J-Pop duo YANAKIKU and released their first single “Miwaku No LADY” in October 2012. In 2013, they released their second single “UP↑SIDE↓DOWN” and performed for international audiences at Hyper Japan 2013 (London) and TIFFCOM 2013 (Japan).
In January 2014, YANAKIKU performed at Tokyo Dome’s Furusato Matsuri and followed up with a special “New Year Event with Japanese Artists 2014” live show in Korea. In April 2014, they released their new music video “FUJIYAMA DISCO,” achieving over 20,000 views in the first week.
With their unique costumes named “Kimo-Cos” (“Kimono Cosplay”) and their live Japanese calligraphy, YANAKIKU’s high-energy performances and bright, funny personalities are winning over music fans worldwide.