ThJanoskians (Just Another Name Of Silly Kids In Another Nation) are a YouTube comedy entertainment group originally from Melbourne, Australia, who are now based in Los Angeles. The group mainly performs pranks and stunts. They began posting videos on YouTube in September 2011.
In 2012, the Janoskians signed a contract with Sony Music Australia. Their first single, "Set This World on Fire", co-written by Beau Brooks, was released in September 2012 on the Janoskians' YouTube channel, first as an audio file, and later with an "unofficial" video. The Janoskians encouraged their fans to create their own videos for the song.
Their videos mainly consisting of the five members doing pranks, performing gross-out humor on the unsuspecting public and each other, and filmingmockumentaries, dares, and skits. Some of their stunts are physically demanding and risky in nature. Their videos have over 56 million views worldwide.
The Janoskians offer material on social networking services, such as their Facebook, Twitter, Keek, and MobioInsider pages, and are the subject offanfiction. As of 10 January 2014, the group's YouTube channel has over 1,250,000 subscribers.