Papaya Paranoia

Papaya Paranoia | パパイヤパラノイア | ぱぱいやぱらのいあ

Name in Japanese: パパイヤパラノイア, ぱぱいやぱらのいあ

AKA: Neko odori, Roonie toons

Years Active: 1982 - Present

Members: Yumiko Ishijima, Michiko Morinaga

Papaya Paranoia is an all-girl punk band turned electro unit that has been around since the early '80s.  The origins of the band lie in its former incarnation, Neko Odori, which was formed in December of 1982.  In the fall of 1984, the band (already as Papaya Paranoia) won the 28th Yamaha Popcon event, pushing them into the indie limelight.  From there they hit the Tokyo club circuit.  The band had two tracks included in a 1985 EMI compilation called Toshi ni ame no furu...

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ota updated the profile for Papaya Paranoia in August, 2009.

bill updated Papaya Paranoia's activity start date as 1982 in April, 2009.

bill added the Katakana name "パパイヤパラノイア" in April, 2009.

bill added the Hiragana name "ぱぱいやぱらのいあ" in April, 2009.

bill added the Wikipedia (Japanese) URL for Papaya Paranoia in April, 2009.

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