Yoshimi Yokota (AKA Yoshimi P-We) is a Japanese musician best known for her role as the drummer in the Japanese rock band Boredoms.
Alongside her drum playing skills with the Boredoms, Yoshimio is vocalist for OOIOO and also plays trumpets, guitars and keyboards.
Born in Okayama, Japan, Yoshimio joined her first band, U.F.O. or Die, with Yamatsuka Eye in 1986. Since 1997, she led the all-female band OOIOO and continues to contribute to the current incarnation of Boredoms. Yoshimio has worked on a great number of other projects, most notably a raga band called Saicobaba, an ambient project called Yoshimio and Yuka, the tribal-drum-influenced OLAibi, and indie supergroup Free Kitten. She has appeared as a session player and vocalist on the Flaming Lips’ 2002 album, Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots.
Yoshimio participated as drummer one in the Boredoms 77 Boadrum performance, which occurred on July 7, 2007, at the Empire-Fulton Ferry State Park in Brooklyn, New York.