In case you missed the Showa era and ‘The Best Ten‘ tv parade of Japanese pop, you missed a lot of fun. And if you missed the Showa and Pink Lady era, you might be scratching your head while cultural references fly over it watching the latest TEPCO web commercial:
And now here is the real thing…right down to the side feather headband (apologies to viewers outside of Japan who might not be able to share in the fun…the mini skirts were very mini back then):
An interesting tidbit: the gimmicky Pink Lady choreographed moves were carefully aimed at school kids and a huge success. Pink Lady was far more popular with elementary school kids who were into the dance steps and hand moves than older age groups.