Obachaaan fronting Osaka’s fire safety campaign. Photo: YouTube Obachaaan fronting Osaka’s fire safety campaign. Photo: YouTube
Obachaaan fronting Osaka’s fire safety campaign. Photo: YouTube

For Obachaaan, Japan’s grandmother ‘idol group’, the fire still burns

  • Obachaaan, which means ‘old lady’, was formed by a group of senior citizens as a playful counterpoint to popular teenage boy and girl bands
  • Fronting Osaka’s fire safety campaign, they appear in clips yelling at people who have turned their back on a stove or have fallen asleep with a lit cigarette

Topic |   Japan
Obachaaan fronting Osaka’s fire safety campaign. Photo: YouTube Obachaaan fronting Osaka’s fire safety campaign. Photo: YouTube
Obachaaan fronting Osaka’s fire safety campaign. Photo: YouTube
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