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2015 – the burning questions: are Babymetal Japan's weirdest band?

Are Babymetal the strangest band in Japan?

Terrifyingly, no. In fact there’s a lot more strangeness where they came from.

**Who: **Band-Maid

The schtick: Five Japanese girls playing aggressive arena-metal while dressed in frilly maid outfits.

**Weirdness factor: **Their YouTube page greets visitors with the phrase ‘Welcome home master’ and female fans are addressed as ‘princesses’. Hmm…

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