Beloved J-Pop kimocos duo Yanakiku was back for their 4th J-Pop Summit Festival appearance in San Francisco, and we couldn’t pass up the opportunity to interview them again before watching their mini-concert. Yana and Kiku looked and sounded better than ever, and we cannot wait to see them back next year!
Category: J-Pop Summit Festival
Aug 4, 2016
Interview, Audience Q&A highlights, and live performance of Japanese vocal and dance performance group World Order. Seeing them perform live were the ultimate dream of J-Pop Summit 2016 experience! We hope they come back to San Francisco. Left to right: Yusuke Morisawa, Masato Ochiai, Hayato Uchiyama, Genki Sudo, Akihiro Takahashi, Ryuta Tomita, Takashi Jonishi. Photos by Christian Hadidjaja.
Aug 3, 2016
It was an enlightening experience to interview Sebastian Masuda during J-Pop Summit 2016. We talked about the Harajuku KAWAII culture, his current “Time After Time Capsule” art project, and the future of Harajuku! Images: Christian Hadidjaja for Fafafoom (unless otherwise stated).
Jul 31, 2016
Top Harajuku model and recording artist Una returned to J-Pop Summit 2016! Read more to know her current fashion obsessions, what projects she’s doing, and photos from her Moshi Moshi Nippon performance! Photos by Christian Hadidjaja.
Jul 28, 2016
They’re back!!! Our favorite J-Pop duo YANAKIKU was back to participate in J-Pop Summit San Francisco for the third year in a row. So naturally, we had to catch up! Read more to know what’s up with the dynamic vocal duo these days, and see photos from their J-Pop Summit 2016 performance. Photos by Christian Hadidjaja.
Aug 31, 2015
You’ve read the interviews we’ve done and seen the photos we’ve taken. In case you’re wondering how the whole J-Pop Summit 2015 went down for us, read this post! Photos by Christian Hadidjaja and Mira Musank.
Aug 29, 2015
Continuing J-Pop Summit tradition, the kawaii and colorful Harajuku fashion gets a spotlight during J-Pop Summit 2015, thanks to MaruQ San Francisco’s fashion showcase and competition. Photos by Christian Hadidjaja.
Aug 27, 2015
An enchanting Baby the Stars Shine Bright lolita fashion showcase was one of our anticipated fashion events of J-Pop Summit 2015. See the latest collection from the label and its Alice and the Pirates label! Photos by Christian Hadidjaja.
Aug 27, 2015
Featuring four of J-Pop Summit 2015 music headliners Gacharic Spin, Eir Aoi, JAM Project, and FEMM! Off-the-chart musical prowess and uber-fashionable style sense unite!!! Photos by Christian Hadidjaja.
Aug 20, 2015
When the announcement came that Eir Aoi is one of the music headliner at J-Pop Summit 2015, we had to act fast. Really honored to interview her shortly before she performed on stage as part of the J-Pop mini-concerts on Day One! Photos by Christian Hadidjaja.
Aug 19, 2015
The kimocos vocal duo Yanakiku was back for the second time for J-Pop Summit 2015! We love Yanakiku and had a wonderful time chatting with them and watching their performance. They opened up about their close connection to each other, kimocos, personal style, and more! Photos by Christian Hadiajaja.
Aug 18, 2015
Musubizm girls – Eru Shiina, Rurika Miyajima, Misa Kimura, Nami Yamada, and Mai Imai – may be newcomer in Japan’s idol group ecosystem, but these girls have a lot of enthusiastic energy and big dreams. We got to see them performing and interview them at J-Pop Summit 2015. Photos by Christian Hadidjaja.
Aug 14, 2015
Interviewing Ayumi Seto is definitely one of J-Pop Summit 2015 highlights. It’s truly awesome we got to do catch-up one year after our first interview and learn more about her Aymmy in the batty girls brand, personal style, and future projects. Photos by Christian Hadidjaja.
Aug 12, 2015
Our J-Pop Summit 2015 experience began with interviewing AMIAYA, the concept producers behind apparel brand joutie. We got to know how they feel working with their twin sister, joutie’s Fall/Winter 2015 collection, and lots more! Photos by Christian Hadidjaja.
Jul 28, 2015
Get ready for a serious dose of kawaii fashion during J-Pop Summit Festival 2015! The 2-day festival presents MOSHI MOSHI NIPPON fashion show featuring artists Ayumi Seto, AMIAYA, Misa Kimura with her new idol group Musubizm, fashion showcases from BABY, THE STARS SHINE BRIGHT and MARUQ!
Apr 10, 2015
Mark your calendar, J-Pop fans. The 7th annual J-Pop Summit Festival is coming back this summer 2015 with several surprises in store! Photo courtesy of J-Pop Summit Festival 2015 Committee via Medialab PR.
Aug 6, 2014
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Aug 2, 2014
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Aug 1, 2014
During J-Pop Summit 2014, we had a chance to talk to the stars of KAWAii!! fashion segment of the...
J-Pop Live at Union Square featuring May’n, Tomomi Itano, Tokyo Girls’ Style, Daichi, Una : What a Rare Experience!
Jul 26, 2014
For the 2nd year in a row, J-Pop Summit Festival 2014 presented J-Pop Live at Union Square last...
Hi, I’m Mira Musank!
I'm a DIY fashion lover, sustainable style maker, and textile design learner based in San Francisco Bay Area. Creative adventurer since 2007. Find me on Instagram!