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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 - Fab Gear album art Various Various - Fab Gear (Comp) Polystar Co.,Ltd. Japan 1990 Sell This Version
KYTHMAK 003D, CRUKAH 002D Kahimi Karie - Mike Alway's Diary album art Kahimi Karie And The Cruel Grand Orchestra* Kahimi Karie And The Cruel Grand Orchestra* - Mike Alway's Diary(CD, EP) Crue-L Records, Crue-L Records KYTHMAK 003D, CRUKAH 002D Japan 1992 Sell This Version
KYTHMAK002 Kahimi Karie - Flowers Bloom album art Favourite Marine Spoony Favourite Marine - Flowers Bloom(7", EP) Crue-L Records KYTHMAK002 Japan 1992 Sell This Version
KYTHMAK 008MD Kahimi Karie - Hello Young Lovers album art Various Take It Easy My Brother Charly Various - Hello Young Lovers(CD, Comp) Crue-L Records KYTHMAK 008MD Japan 1993 Sell This Version
KYTHMAK011D, CRUKAH 003D Kahimi Karie - Girly album art Kahimi Karie Kahimi Karie - Girly(CD, EP) Crue-L Records, Crue-L Records KYTHMAK011D, CRUKAH 003D Japan 1994 Sell This Version
KYTHMAK 012D, CRUMUS 002D Kahimi Karie - Hello! Cruel World album art Museum Of Plate Mo'R 94 Museum Of Plate - Hello! Cruel World(CD, EP) Crue-L Records, Crue-L Records KYTHMAK 012D, CRUMUS 002D Japan 1994 Sell This Version
Kahimi Karie - Leur L'Existence album art Kahimi Karie Kahimi Karie - Leur L'Existence (EP) Polystar, Trattoria Japan 1995 Sell This Version
Kahimi Karie - 69/96 album art Cornelius 69⚡96 Girl Meets Cassette Cornelius - 69/96 (Album) Trattoria, Trattoria, Polystar 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 Ma Langue Au Chat and 5 more… Kahimi Karie - Le Roi Soleil (Album) Trattoria, Polystar, Trattoria Japan 1996 Sell This Version
Kahimi Karie - Mes Mauvaises Fréquentations album art Katerine Parlez-Vous Anglais Mr Katerine ? Katerine - Mes Mauvaises Fréquentations (Album) Rosebud, Polydor Japan 1996 Sell This Version
Kahimi Karie - ハミングがきこえる album art Kahimi Karie Kahimi Karie - ハミングがきこえる (Single) Trattoria, Polystar 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
KYTHMAK031DA Kahimi Karie - Larme De Crocodile album art Kahimi Karie Kahimi Karie - Larme De Crocodile(CD, Album) Crue-L Records KYTHMAK031DA Japan 1997 Sell This Version
Kahimi Karie - Les Créatures / L'Homme A 3 Mains album art Katerine Jamais Je Ne T'ai Dit... Katerine - Les Créatures / L'Homme A 3 Mains (Comp) Barclay, Barclay, Barclay, Rosebud Japan 1999 Sell This Version
POCH 1927 Kahimi Karie - Journey To The Centre Of Me album art Kahimi Karie Kahimi Karie - Journey To The Centre Of Me(CD, EP, Promo) Polydor POCH 1927 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
KYTHMAK069 Kahimi Karie - La Dolce Vita album art Hiroshi Fujiwara Hiroshi Fujiwara - La Dolce Vita(12") Crue-L Records KYTHMAK069 Japan 2001 Sell This Version
Kahimi Karie - Entre Deux album art Patrick Bruel Tout Le Jour, Toute La Nuit Patrick Bruel - Entre Deux (Album) RCA, BMG France France 2002 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
EWCD 0094 Kahimi Karie - Chansons Extraites De Degustation A Jazz album art Naruyoshi Kikuchi Samba de Couleurs Naruyoshi Kikuchi - Chansons Extraites De Degustation A Jazz(CD, Album, Pap) EWE Records EWCD 0094 Japan 2004 Sell This Version
VPCG-84794 Kahimi Karie - Lupin Trois album art Yuji Ohno Et Kahimi Karie Le Soleil D'Or (as カヒミ・カリィ) Yuji Ohno Et Kahimi Karie - Lupin Trois(CD, EP) Vap VPCG-84794 Japan 2004 Sell This Version
EWCD 0085, TGCS-2092 Kahimi Karie - Degustation A Jazz album art Naruyoshi Kikuchi Samba De Couleurs, Avec Kahimi Karie (Version Courte. Version Intégrale, Paroles Et Traduction En Japonais Dans Le Album Chansons Extraites De Dégustation À Jazz À Paraitre Naruyoshi Kikuchi - Degustation A Jazz(CD, Album) EWE Records, EWE Records EWCD 0085, TGCS-2092 Japan 2004 Sell This Version
Kahimi Karie - Elizabeth Taylor En Amérique Du Sud album art Naruyoshi Kikuchi Naruyoshi Kikuchi - Elizabeth Taylor En Amérique Du Sud (Album) EWE Records Japan 2005 Sell This Version
dmf-102 Kahimi Karie - ONJO album art Otomo Yoshihide's New Jazz Orchestra Otomo Yoshihide's New Jazz Orchestra - ONJO(CD, Album) Doubtmusic dmf-102 Japan 2005 Sell This Version