Budget for this music video:
This is fashion blogger and singer Kyary Pamyu Pamyu singing Pon Pon Pon, produced by Shibuya-kei duo Capsule. Lisa Frank on acid. Everybody dance! [via aerialdomo]
Posted by Nadya Lev on July 23rd, 2011
Filed under Animation, Better than coffee, Dance, Drugs, Faboo, Fashion, Grrrl, Japan
Thankyou. Thankyou. Thankyou. The universe now has meaning and I understand everything.
Not wholly unlike if The Residents started making J-pop videos.
Maybe because I am secretly still 11 years old but I am still giggling at 1:29, hee hee!
I’m sending you the bill for my pancreas transplant.
I watched this just out of curiosity, but then, like you Selizabeth, I saw the artistic air flatulence. I had to watch that bit again. Hah! Love it.
Why hasn’t an american artist capitalised on covering Japanese pop songs in English? They’d make a fortune in tween sales. A FORTUNE.
I think I would like to see the director of this and Cyriak to team up. Emphasis on ‘think’.
Thanks Coilhouse for making Kyary a bit of publicity! Sebastian from 6% dokidoki should also be mentionned since he created the room and props. Anyway, thanks for the kawaï daily dose!
It’s like Perfume-lite. Considering the producer is the same guy they work with constantly it makes sense….
I was watching this, when the Spouse came in and looked over my shoulder.
Koffer: I.. what in the hell is this?
Koffer: right, then.
and … i don’t think the world is ready for Cyriak to team up with these folks. Or maybe *I’m* just not ready. either way… >.>;;
This makes my head spin & throb in all the good ways a video should. I’d love to have been in the editing room when this was cut together though. I can only imagine the stuff left on the cutting room floor.
Definitely better than coffee…I may never sleep again!
I feel like someone just rubbed gasoline soaked cotton candy in my eyes and threw me down a flight of stairs.
Oh Japan, yet again you beguile me with your unerring ability to combine utter cuteness with the subtly disturbing. Don’t you ever change!
I am never going to get the image of her farting colours out of my head. It could only have been topped if she’d dressed in a sparkly unicorn costume to do so.
I believe my retinas have just been vigorously boinked. That blank faced girl in the pink dress is one of the more delightfully unnerving characters I’ve seen anywhere in long while.
@paul : the first time I watched it, I thought the blank face was actually a giant strawberry head.
and i thought “of course.”
Am I the only one who thinks she looks a lot like Sakura from Card Captor Sakura?
(And I can’t believe no one commented about that thing coming from her nose on 3:30.)
“…like Lisa Frank on Acid”- oh so very apt.
I miss her line of trapper-keepers & other school supplies.
And this video just makes me want to shit rainbows.
Hahah I really loved this video. I was surprised to see that her producer was the guy from Capsule. I’ve enjoyed Capsule’s music in the past (along with MEG’s, who I believe he also produced for?).
Also a very… Perfume-like sound.
I love it.
More seizures please, Kyary Pamyu Pamyu!
I was so confused……
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