September 13, 2016


Gwen Stefani to Produce Nickelodeon Series 'Kuu Kuu Harajuku'

Just when you thought Gwen Stefani finally laid that Harajuku phase from 2004's Love. Angel. Music. Baby. era to rest, the singer decided to bring it back for a new children's show. According to EW, Gwen will be producing Kuu Kuu Harajuku, a Nickelodeon animated series about Japanese street culture.

The 26-episode show will focus on the members of girl group HJ5—Love, Angel, Music, Baby and their leader G (who resembles Gwen with her platinum hair)—which is a direct play on the name of the singer's debut album. They go through various musical adventures with their manager Rudie, NoFun politicians and kind of adorable monster pets.

Gwen shared her excitement about the show, saying in a press release:

“It’s been incredible to see the Harajuku Girls and the world they live in come to life. The artwork is so beautiful and the whole series turned out better than I could have ever imagined. I love that this is an animated series for young girls that celebrates creativity, imagination and individuality.”

Kuu Kuu Harajuku will premiere Oct. 3 at 4 p.m. ET on Nickelodeon before heading to its regular time on Saturdays at 8:30 a.m. ET. Ahead of its premiere, flip through a roundup of things you didn't know about Gwen Stefani, and watch a throwback Fuse interview with the singer and her Harajuku Girls below: