Linear Motor リニヤモーター are a Japanese band with a difference! The 3 person band from Tokyo lead by Masaki Nagano ながのまさき specialize in “punk” nursery rhyme songs AND the band members are also animators. The band has one album Popcorn released in 2008 with some songs used on NHK kids’ programs.
Their 2010 song and animation おまめ – United Colors of Bean (about different colored beans who stop fighting with each other to find peace) has won several animation awards including the Digital creators animation contest in Kobe, 2010 Children’s animation festival, Kitizyouzi Film Festival and Youtube video Awards 2010.
Other songs by Linear Motor
- Children’s Day Koi lanterns in Japan
- Green Day in Japan
- Death Jazz from Soil and Pimp Sessions
- Becky sells japanese randoseru school bags
- Kobe Girls Collection 2010
- Jet Japan rocks rocks
- Doping Panda Japanese band
- Hello Kitty 3D Animation
- More universities offering majors in manga
- Denki Grooves fake it music video