All of them had their own unique styles and personalities that made them popular and famous. For this article MJP interviewed a person who works behind the scenes to support those artists.
Before moving on to the interview, let's start with a question.
When you think of people who support artists while staying invisible from the fans, what sorts of jobs come to mind?
There are a great many people who support the artists from behind the scenes. To name a few, they include the managers, management agencies, record labels, event promoters, stage set creators, engineers, hair stylists, makeup artists, fan clubs...and more.
From among them, MJP chose to interview the '(costume) designer'.
For this article MJP sat down with Ohba Yukari. She has designed costumes for a huge number of artists, including GACKT, D'espairsRay, MALICE MIZER and Takamizawa Toshihiko of THE ALFEE! There may be quite a few MJP readers who've heard of her.