You know who doesn’t seem to be the least bit disappointed in how their 2016 turned out? Ayukuma. Successful album, major label, prominent anime theme song, a transmogrification curse, appearances at rock and idol festivals all over Japan, and all-around pervasive feeling of joy in everything they do? Yeah, I’d say they have stuff to remember.
From their Facebook page, here’s how they’re choosing to remember the year when they finished graduating from being a fun DJ project between friends to officially kind of a big deal:
After having angered an evil sorcerer somewhere, the mega-awesome teddy bear idols ayumikurikamaki have been turned back into regular humans, but their music is still a lot of fun. After wrapping up a Line live earlier today (please, somebody, tell me that you recorded it), they announced that Line is hosting clips of what looks like their entire catalog. Continue reading
Look very closely at the banner photo. Do you know who it is?
And this. Looking at this, do you know who these three women are?
That’s right. A terrible curse has fallen upon the land, and Ayumikurikamaki have turned back into humans. They can only return to bear form if they’re able to announce a Nippon Budokan show by the end of 2017. Continue reading