Pop Star

Pop Star

Infobox Single
Name = POP STAR


Artist = Ken Hirai
from Album =
B-side =
Released = 2005
Format =
Recorded = Japan
Genre = J-Pop
Length =
Label = DefStar records
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Certification =
Chart position = * #1 (Japan)
Last single =
This single =
Next single =

"POP STAR" is a 2005 single from Japanese singer Ken Hirai. The single went on to top the 2005 Oricon Charts and is known for its remarkable music video, featuring Ken in seven different personas, including a raccoon and his own manager. The Video also helped Ken break into the US and Canadian Markets where Stations would play the video despite the fact that it was in Japanese. The song was featured in the Nintendo DS game, Moero! Nekketsu Rhythm Damashii Osu! Tatakae! Ouendan 2, as well as on Taiko No Tatsujin 8 and Taiko No Tatsujin Portable 2 for the PSP. The song was also featured in the Japanese drama Kiken na Aneki starring Ito Misaki. It remains to date Hirai's best known single outside of Japan.Or|date=September 2007


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