Kyary Pamyu Pamyu
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Kyary Pamyu Pamyu is the Japanese equivalent of US pop stars like Lady Gaga or Katy Perry, but her music is a wink to the inherent eeriness of her culture. She incorporates elements of body horror and surrealism that turn all that sugary cuteness sour.