Yumi Yoshimura and Ami Onuki are awarded honors in Japan.

Yumi Yoshimura and Ami Onuki of duo Puffy AmiYumi receive special 'Japan Cool award Nov. 30 during the Innovator Awards ceremony in Japan. The Japanese singers were honored for spreading Japanese pop music abroad, especially since their "The Hi Hi PuffyAmiYumi Show" on the U.S.-based Cartoon Network became a hit.