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比企真理
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Mari Hiki (比企真理), born March 15, 1968, Tokyo), better known by her stage name Kahimi Karie, is a Japanese Shibuya-kei musician.

Kahimi Karie began her career as a music photographer in Japan. Her then-boyfriend, Keigo Oyamada (aka Cornelius) asked her to sing for his friend's record label. Kahimi quickly gained success, especially on the hyper-trendy Shibuya-ku scene (the fashionable Tokyo hub and area also associated with the musical talents of Pizzicato Five, Fantastic Plastic Machine, Maki Nomiya and Cornelius, among others).

Many of Kahimi's EPs achieved gold status in Japan. She also hosted one of Tokyo's most popular radio programs. Kahimi caught the attention of Momus, and the two began collaborating. Several domestic hits followed. "Good Morning World", a song commissioned by a cosmetics company, reached top five on the Japanese charts and cemeted Kahimi's position as a J-pop superstar.

Kahimi sings in English and French in addition to her native Japanese. In addition to the above collaborations, she's worked with the likes of Jim O'Rourke, Arto Lindsay, Philippe Katerine, Add N To (X) and Yasuharu Konishi (Pizzicato Five)
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Kahimi Karie - Girly album art Kahimi Karie Still Be Your Girl (as Karie) and 1 more… Kahimi Karie - Girly (EP) Crue-L Records, Crue-L Records Japan 1994 Sell This Version
KYTHMAK014V Kahimi Karie - Karie On TV album art Kahimi Karie Bonjour Line (as Karie) and 1 more… Kahimi Karie - Karie On TV(VHS) Crue-L Records KYTHMAK014V Japan 1994 Sell This Version
Kahimi Karie - Leur L'Existence album art Kahimi Karie Wakakusa No Koro (A Fantastic Moment) Kahimi Karie - Leur L'Existence (EP) Polystar, Trattoria Japan 1995 Sell This Version
Kahimi Karie - Sushi 3003 - A Spectacular Collection Of Japanese Clubpop album art Various Good Morning World Various - Sushi 3003 - A Spectacular Collection Of Japanese Clubpop (Comp) Bungalow Germany 1996 Sell This Version
Kahimi Karie - Le Roi Soleil album art Kahimi Karie 若草の頃 / A Fantastic Moment (Demo Version) Kahimi Karie - Le Roi Soleil (Album) Trattoria, Polystar, Trattoria Japan 1996 Sell This Version
PSVR-5031 Kahimi Karie - Karie On TV From Trattoria album art Kahimi Karie Elastic Girl (as Karie) and 2 more… Kahimi Karie - Karie On TV From Trattoria(VHS, S/Edition) Trattoria PSVR-5031 Japan 1996 Sell This Version
TODT-3889 Kahimi Karie - Tiny Monster album art Coba Featuring Kahimi Karie Coba Featuring Kahimi Karie - Tiny Monster(CD, Mini, Single) Eastworld TODT-3889 Japan 1996 Sell This Version
Menu.164, FC-023, PSCR-5708 Kahimi Karie - The Best Of Trattoria Years Plus More album art Kahimi Karie Candyman and 4 more… Kahimi Karie - The Best Of Trattoria Years Plus More(CD, Comp) Trattoria, Trattoria Family Club, Polystar Menu.164, FC-023, PSCR-5708 Japan 1998 Sell This Version
Kahimi Karie - K.K.K.K.K. album art Kahimi Karie What Is Blue? Kahimi Karie - K.K.K.K.K. (Album) Crue-L Records Japan 1998 Sell This Version
mf20 Kahimi Karie - Kahimi Karie album art Kahimi Karie Elastic Girl and 4 more… Kahimi Karie - Kahimi Karie(CD, Comp) Minty Fresh mf20 US 1998 Sell This Version
Kahimi Karie - Last Century Modern album art Towa Tei A Ring Towa Tei - Last Century Modern (Album) Elektra US 2000 Sell This Version
POCH 1949 Kahimi Karie - Tilt album art Kahimi Karie けむり and 2 more… Kahimi Karie - Tilt(CD, Album) Polydor POCH 1949 Japan 2000 Sell This Version
CTCR-14182 Kahimi Karie - Contact album art Fantastic Plastic Machine Subete O Yurashite (On A Chair) Fantastic Plastic Machine - Contact(CD, Album) Cutting Edge CTCR-14182 Japan 2001 Sell This Version
UPCH-1083 Kahimi Karie - K.K. Works 1998-2000 album art Kahimi Karie Tilt (Remixed By Sunshine Fix) and 1 more… Kahimi Karie - K.K. Works 1998-2000(CD, Comp) Polydor UPCH-1083 Japan 2001 Sell This Version
VPC G-84802 Kahimi Karie - Lupin the Third - Return The Treasure For Ultimate Pleasure ORIGINAL SOUND TRACK album art Yuji Ohno Yuji Ohno - Lupin the Third - Return The Treasure For Ultimate Pleasure ORIGINAL SOUND TRACK(CD) Vap VPC G-84802 Japan 2004 Sell This Version
VICL-61374 Kahimi Karie - Montage album art Kahimi Karie Kahimi Karie - Montage(CD, Album) Victor VICL-61374 Japan 2004 Sell This Version
COCX-33273 Kahimi Karie - みんな大好き塊魂オリジナルサウンドトラック「塊は魂」 album art Various Blue Orb Various - みんな大好き塊魂オリジナルサウンドトラック「塊は魂」(CD, Album) Columbia Music Entertainment COCX-33273 Japan 2005 Sell This Version
dmf-102 Kahimi Karie - ONJO album art Otomo Yoshihide's New Jazz Orchestra Lost In The Rain and 1 more… Otomo Yoshihide's New Jazz Orchestra - ONJO(CD, Album) Doubtmusic dmf-102 Japan 2005 Sell This Version
mk004 Kahimi Karie - Station Life EP album art Anne Bacheley Elastic Girl Anne Bacheley - Station Life EP(CD, EP, Ltd) Mimikaki mk004 France 2006 Sell This Version
VICL-62135 Kahimi Karie - Nunki album art Kahimi Karie Kahimi Karie - Nunki(CD, Album) Victor VICL-62135 Japan 2006 Sell This Version
none Kahimi Karie - Heart, Beating In The Dark [Original Soundtrack] album art Otomo Yoshihide Heart Beating Ending Theme Otomo Yoshihide - Heart, Beating In The Dark [Original Soundtrack](CD, Ltd) Office Shirous none Japan 2006 Sell This Version
Kahimi Karie - Specialothers album art Kahimi Karie Blue Orb and 1 more… Kahimi Karie - Specialothers (Comp) Victor Japan 2007 Sell This Version
dmf-115/116 Kahimi Karie - Live Vol. 1 Series Circuit album art ONJO* Lost In The Rain (Berlin) and 1 more… ONJO* - Live Vol. 1 Series Circuit(2xCD, Album) Doubtmusic dmf-115/116 Japan 2007 Sell This Version
dmf-117/118 Kahimi Karie - Live Vol. 2 Parallel Circuit album art ONJO* Double Command 0 > Mayonaka No Shizuka Na Kuroi Kawa No Ue Ni Ukabiagaru Shiroi Yuri No Hana (Tokyo) and 1 more… ONJO* - Live Vol. 2 Parallel Circuit(2xCD, Album) Doubtmusic dmf-117/118 Japan 2007 Sell This Version
EWCD 0135 Kahimi Karie - Sora album art Otomo Yoshihide Invisible Songs Watermelon Otomo Yoshihide Invisible Songs - Sora(CD, Album) EWE Records EWCD 0135 Japan 2007 Sell This Version