KOM_I of Suiyoubi no Campanella Mourns Fidel Castro’s Death

On November 25, former Cuban leader Fidel Castro died in the capital of Havana. To some, he was a revolutionary hero who fought for the poor while combating imperialism around the world. To others, he was a ruthless dictator who denied his people basic freedoms and ruined Cuba, forcing over a million Cubans into exile overseas. His death has caused some to mourn, while others are literally dancing in the streets.

One of the people who is in mourning is KOM_I, the only visible member of Suiyoubi no Campanella. She took to social media the following day to remember Castro.




KOM_I’s Castro posts have received both praise and criticism from fans (Ame no Parade frontman Fukunaga Kohei liked the Instagram post). One fan wants Castro’s revolution to live on forever, while another questions if KOM_I actually knows the crimes Castro committed against his people, which included imprisoning, torturing, exiling, and executing those who didn’t agree with his ideas.