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Shonen Knife is a Japanese Pop Punk group that started in Osaka when two sisters and their close friend decided they liked The Ramones enough to start a band and copy them. They started gaining overseas recognition in the late Eighties and early Nineties when such notable figures as Kurt Cobain and John Peel brought them into the limelight, and since then they've had a respectable fanbase both in their native Japan and in the Western world.
- Action Girl: "Super Girl (Buttercup)"
- Catgirl: "I Am A Cat." Possibly related to the novel of the same name.
- Cover Album: Osaka Ramones
- Cover Version: They did a cover of "Top of the World" which appeared on a Carpenters tribute album and in the remake of The Parent Trap.
- Days of the Week Song: "One Week."
- Mega Neko: "Giant Kitty."
- Promoted Fanboy: "Ramones Forever."
- Three Chords and the Truth
- Widget Series: As noted above, songs about food take up a good chunk of their output.