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Biography
Japanese duo BESPA KUMAMERO formed in March 2001, creating a unique blend of electro pop, industrial and techno, fused inseparably with a futuristic visual image that sets them apart on the nearby Tokyo club scene.

KUMAMERO’s sound is based upon digital music crafted with homemade instruments, but also encompasses Japanese Budo dance, giving it an Eastern flavor. Their thrilling performances, which feature swordplay, acrobatics and electric rice-bowls, have won them a loyal if slightly bonkers fanbase.

After playing for a time locally, the duo decided to crack Tokyo, where their peculiar style gained quick recognition.

Making huge waves on the live performance circuit, since 2006, they have been featured in various magazines and media in Germany, France, Japan, England, Russia, The United States, and Hungary.

Their first album, Romantic Wave was released on January 20, 2008 causing them to be nominated for Best Japanese Rising Star in 2008 by Shojo Beat magazine. They are currently... read more
Author: candyfields - syreeta turner last update: 2010-01-20
General
BESPA KUMAMERO
べスパ☆くまメロ

Status:  Indie - active
Period:  2001 - present
Genre:  electro pop, industrial, techno

Member:
Vo: Azumi
Music/Arrangement: Monkichi