Swedish, Sixteen, and Stunning

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Earlier this month, it was revealed that a Swedish "bishounen" (beautiful young boy) named "Yohio" will be making his debut in Japan this spring.


Yohio currently plays for a Swedish visual kei band called "Seremedy", and he became interested in Japan after getting into anime as a kid. Some of his heroes are Japanese Visual Kei musicians, like Gackt.


Visual kei ("visual style") appeared in Japan in the 1980s and is marked by elaborate costumes and make-up.

While he might look like just a pretty face, the kid has talent. Check out Yohio shredding. His six-track "mini-debut" album drops Apr. 25.

スウェーデン人16歳のV系美少年YOHIO、4月に日本デビュー [Oricon]

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- That young man fills me with hope. Plus some other emotions which are weird and deeply confusing.