Looking every bit like authentic troublemakers at a lowrider wedding, CRYSTALKING are destined to occupy a special place in post-apocalyptic musical history books for "Ai o Torimodose" (AKA "You wa Shock") from the Fist of the North Star anime. But years earlier the band scored their first million seller in 1979 with "Daitokai", opening theme to the popular "Ishihara gundan" cops-and-car crashes show of the same name. Soon after, an entire generation of Japanese kids tormented their parents by trying to hit vocalist Mushu Yoshizaki's inhuman soaring scales by any means necessary. Now it's your turn... Daitokai - CRYSTAL KING
The must-see clip below begins generously with a fragment of notorious blackface crooners Rats&Star before settling into "Daitokai" proper - a hot concerto for Christmas lights, punch perms, gold-rimmed aviator shades, and two (count 'em) remote controlled toy helicopters!