Combining elements of 70's punk, 80's post-punk, new wave, and gothic genres all into the
core of a new sense of sound, they seek to establish themselves in ways beyond precedent
in their native Tokyo scene.
They are PLASTICZOOMS.
Frontman Sho Asakawa, in keeping with the spirit of DIY, personally directs and produces
their music, artwork, merchandise, and all other creative endeavors.
Active since 2007, PLASTICZOOMS could gather a loyal fanbase in their counry and
outside. In 2015, they started their international activities.
Beginning to gain traction as fashion icons, the members of PLASTICZOOMS were featured
models in the magazine THE REALITY SHOW, photographed by Nobuyoshi Araki. Soon after,
PLASTICZOOMS collaborated during Tokyo Fashion Week with the trendsetting Japanese
fashion company DISCOVERED, producing clothing and providing the soundtrack for the
collection through the release of their second album, STARBOW. Additional collaborations
around this time included jewelry with accessory brand JAM HOMEMADE and creative
exchanges with UK streetwear brand LONG CLOTHING.
2016, SHO ASAKAWA appeared as a model for the latest collection of the brand MICHIKO
LONDON (Harajuku Laforet Fashion Show).
Vocalist and designer SHO ASAKAWA develops his own brand, Venus Eccentric, and
creates exclusive clothes for PLASTICZOOMS.
In June 2015,
PLASTICZOOMS relocated to Berlin for a year. After having organized several
shows in Berlin with local and international artists and DJs, they began their collaboration
with the agency HIGHFeeL to release a new and exclusive physical EP (Veiled Eyes) and
tour in France, Belgium, The Netherlands, Germany and Poland.
In 2017, an international tour of around 20 shows will be organized and produced by
HIGHFeeL, to celebrate the release of the brand-new album, “PLASTICZOOMS”.