Otoboke Beaver are a punk-rock-garage quartet from Kyoto,Japan named after a local ‘Love Hotel’-they describe themselves as: “Japanese girls ‘knock out or pound cake’ band”.Formed in 2009’s summer in Kyoto, Japan, and consists of Accorinrin (Lead Vocal & Guitar), Yoyoyoshie (Guitar &Vocals), Hiro-chan (Bass &Vocals) and Pop (Drums &Vocals).
Sonically, it’s crazed, deranged garage, punk-rock-pop at break-neck speed and everyone sings in Japanese, often in Kyoto slang.
2017 was a breakthrough year for the band with premieres in Pitchfork, NPR, i-D and The Fader, astonishing SXSW/Fuji Rock debuts, a sold-out 100 Club gig with Say Sue Me and their ‘Love Is Short’ 7” sat in the UK charts for 4 weeks.
In 2018, the band travelled over 24,000 miles in one week to play two slots at Coachella festival, as well as a 3 date UK headline 'ATTYUUMA' (blink of an eye) tour. It saw them team up with labelmates Say Sue Me and Leggy.
in 2919 the band return to SXSW then release their new album ITEKOMI HITS that's (April 26) on Damnably records just ahead of their "Golden Week" UK Tour with Say Sue Me & Drinking Boys and Girls Choir.