Kero Kero Bonito

Kero Kero Bonito

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Kero Kero Bonito (abbreviated as KKB) is a UK-based indie J-pop band, comprising of vocalist Sarah Midori Perry, and producers Gus Lobban & Jamie Bulled.

Online History

The band released their first single "Why Aren't You Dancing" on April 17th, 2013. They later released their debut mixtape Intro Bonito along with the music video for one of its songs "Homework" on July 20, 2013.

On September 21st, 2014, their song "Flamingo" was released on Ryan Hemsworth's Secret Songs compilation shh#ffb6c1 via SoundCloud. Three day later, the song was uploaded on YouTube music channel Majestic Casual,[1] and later on the band's official channel on February 1st, 2016.[2] It is one of the band's most popular songs, with over 2.21 million plays on SoundCloud, and 8.94 million total views from Majestic Casual's the band's official video (as of January 2018).[1][2]

Their debut album Bonito Generation was released on October 21st, 2016. The music video for one the album's songs "Trampoline" was released four days later. As of January 2018, it is their most viewed music video, garnering more than 992,000 views.


The band has received positive reception, with their debut album having "generally favorable reviews" on Metacritic[3] and an average score of 3.39 (out of 5) on Rate Your Music.[4] Music reviewer Anthony Fantano gave Bonito Generation a "decent to strong 8 [out of 10]", praising its cutesy tone and creative songs. The album also reached #13 in his top 50 albums of 2016.


They have gained a cult following online, with over 35,000 likes on their Facebook page[5] and 47,600 followers on Soundcloud.[6] There are also several posts related to them on sites like Tumblr [7] and /mu/. [8] The band is often associated with the rap trio Death Grips by fans of both performers, and has also been referenced by KKB themselves.[9] One of the members, Jamie, is a fan of Detah Grips, and hopes for a collaboration.[10][11]

NexGenCrusher / Crusherposting

NexGenCrusher (also referred to as "Crusher") is the online handle of Sarah's boyfriend, known for his very sexual selfies and memes in Instagram and Twitter, in contrast to Sarah and KKB's aesthetics. He is occasionally referenced in KKB related threads on 4chan's /mu/ board.

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