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kyary pamyu pamyu's superfans, straight up

This weekend, KOKO in Camden welcomed J-Pop princess Kyary Pamyu Pamyu to its stage, along with an eclectic mix of passionate fans. We headed down to meet the excited crowd before the show kicked off.

by Lily Bling
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12 July 2016, 4:35pm

Teddy Cottell, 21, Hampton

What do you do? Art! What are you wearing? A bunch of homemade stuff I cobbled together. What's the best thing about Kyary Pamyu Pamyu? Her spirit! How did you first discover her? I saw Pon Pon Pon! And I fell in love! If you could ask KPP any question and get the answer, what would you ask her? What is the effect you really want your music to have on people? Which is your favourite KPP look ever? There's too many! But maybe her cosmetics themed outfit from her Sweet Powder Room concert. If you could live inside a KPP music video, which would you pick and why? Mottai Night Land. @huffiebear

Richard Farley, 22, Chester

What do you do? Analyst. What are you wearing? A second-hand jacket I got in Harajuku. What's the best thing about Kyary Pamyu Pamyu? Her originality. How did you first discover her? Tumblr, probably. If you could ask KPP any question and get the answer, what would you ask her? Can you give me some fashion tips? @studyaesthetic

Teresh Una Mang, 21, London

What do you do? I'm a student. What are you wearing? Pon Pon video cosplay. How did you first discover her? YouTube. Which is your favourite KPP look ever? Her dress at the Tokyo Fashion awards 2012. If you could live inside a KPP music video, which would you pick and why? Fashion Monster@kyarmygeneral

Yuki Narita, 30, Japan

Leo Tsao, 20, Taiwan

What do you do? I make clothes. What are you wearing? Dungarees and Pokemon charms. What's the best thing about Kyary Pamyu Pamyu? Too much cuteness. How did you first discover her? Fashion Monster. If you could ask KPP any question and get the answer, what would you ask her? Would you try different make-up? Which is your favourite KPP look ever? All. If you could live inside a KPP music video, which would you pick and why? Fashion Monster because it's creepy and adorable. @mierhatter

Charis Cornish, 21, Nottingham

What do you do? I study Japanese and film at university. What are you wearing? The top is from Glitters for Dinner, skirt is from Amanda Jane Designs, platforms are Buffalo and I have a Momojiri backpack. Where did you first hear Kyary? On a TV music channel whilst on holiday in Bangkok. What's your favourite Kyary Pamyu Pamyu outfit? Her shark themed one. If you could ask KPP any question and get the answer, what would you ask her? If you were a Kobito Dukan character which would you be and why? What's your favourite Kyary video and why? Tsukematsukeru is a perfect mix of fairytale, tentacles, anthropomorphism and pretty CGI. @a_mediocre_toad

SJ Brion and Wax Wings, London

Jessica Mahase, 20, Nottingham

What do you do? Social media student. What are you wearing? Rainbow rave fur coat. What's the best thing about Kyary Pamyu Pamyu? She dresses like me and creates excellent music. How did you first discover her? Just going through random YouTube videos. If you could live inside a KPP music video, which would you pick and why? Crazy Part Night.

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Photography Lily Bling