Introducing Ladybaby. Only in Japan…

What if you were to take a Japanese idol band like, say, Babymetal, and graft it onto an Australian cross-dresser? Then you’d have something that been dubbed “Kawaiicore” as practiced by Ladybaby. Oddly, their single “Japan Manju” kinda rocks.

Need more? There’s plenty of video over at Metal Injection.


Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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