J-pop girl group Perfume performing in San Jose, California in April. Perfume’s tour in the US was a big step for Japanese music outside Asia. The band’s appearance at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival was well received, with Rolling Stone magazine naming their performance one of the 16 best performances at the music event. Photo: Jason Yu

Is J-pop girl band Perfume destined for US stardom?

Authentic fan engagement, infectious electropop, intricate dance moves, and dazzling sci-fi backdrops at their concerts makes Perfume a powerhouse group in Japan, writes Jason Yu

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J-pop girl group Perfume performing in San Jose, California in April. Perfume’s tour in the US was a big step for Japanese music outside Asia. The band’s appearance at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival was well received, with Rolling Stone magazine naming their performance one of the 16 best performances at the music event. Photo: Jason Yu
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