PUFFY (パフィー) or Puffy AmiYumi as they are known in the United States, is a pop/rock duo from Tokyo, Japan. Ami Onuki (大貫亜美), whose nickname is "Jane", and Yumi Yoshimura (吉村由美), nicknamed "Sue", were scouted by two different talent agencies and put together in 1995, and soon PUFFY-Mania would begin. PUFFY-Mania is a term that was used by the Japanese media to refer to the craze for all things related to PUFFY, from key-chains, to CDs. It began in 1996 and continues to this day. PUFFY-Mania reached its peak in 1998 to 1999, following the release of the Jet-CD and the Jet-Tour.