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May 14, 2015 – 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.
YANAKIKU released their first full album YANAKIKU NO ENBAN in March 2015, available on iTunes and Spotify.
VIDEO “Sabon no Yuwaku”
Japanese pop female vocal duo YANAKIKU formed in 2012 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, followed by a digital release of English and Japanese versions of the song in 109 countries. In July 2014 they returned to the UK for an encore performance at Hyper Japan 2014 and made their American debut at San Francisco’s J-Pop Summit.
YANAKIKU released their first full album YANAKIKU NO ENBAN in March 2015. 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.