Perfume (パフューム Pafyūmu?) is a Japanese girl group from Hiroshima, Japan, consisting of Ayano Ōmoto, Yuka Kashino and Ayaka Nishiwaki. They debuted locally in 2001 and made their transition to a major label in 2005, focusing more on electropop. As of June 2009, the group has released nine major label singles to great success. Since 2003, Perfume has been produced by Yasutaka Nakata, founder of the group Capsule and the Contemode label. The group's original post-Shibuya-kei sound made a sharp transition to electronic, dance and pop music taking on Auto-Tune and electro house upon their signing to a major label.