J-MUSIC

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ADAMS

ADAMS is a Japanese visual kei/rock duo formed in 2012 and consists of ADAM, the vocalist, and Shota, the guitarist. The call themselves a ‘Neo Sexual’ rock duo... Read More
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AKB48

AKB48 is a Japanese idol girl group created back in 2005 and named after the neighborhood Akihabara in Tokyo. The idea behind the creation of the band was to cr... Read More
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Alice Nine

Alice Nine was formed in 2004, they didn’t have an easy start but they were doing good anyway. They got more success in 2008 as I understood. In Europe, they st... Read More
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An Cafe

Antic Cafe (also An Cafe) is a Japanese pop rock band, which was formed in 2003 and signed to Sony Music Japan. Their visual image is oshare kei and they descri... Read More
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Angela

Angela is a two member band formed in Tokyo, Japan, twenty years ago, back in 1993. The members are Atsuko who is the vocalist, lyricist and songwriter and KATS... Read More
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Arashi

Arashi is a Japanese boyband formed by Satoshi Ohno, Sho Sakurai, Masaki Aiba, Kazunari Ninomiya and Jun Matsumoto under the label Johnny & Associates. They... Read More
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BABYMETAL

BabyMetal could be a curious band but it is Japan we are talking about and a band of pre-teens is not the most surprising thing about this country.  ... Read More
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Baroque

I am sure that you have already heard about Baroque but I will do a little introduction anyway so you can know a little bit more about them. They are a Japanese... Read More
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Belle

Belle is a four member Visual Kei band with a concept different to any other Visual Kei band you may know. Wrapping themselves in mysteries, they spread a lot o... Read More
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Bless4

Bless4 is a j-pop band formed since 2003. They have a bit of success, but it seems that they have their success a bit more outside Japan, for example, in Korea ... Read More

Color Code

In 2013, Nicola Formichetti, a frequent collaborator with singer-songwriter Lady Gaga, teamed up with Nippon Columbia to hold the POP ICON PROJECT TOKYO. Auditi... Read More
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Crystal Kay

Crystal Kay was born and raised in Japan to an African American father in the US navy and a Korean mother. For her American musical influences Crystal cites Jan... Read More
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Daichi Miura

Daichi Miura has first debuted in 1997 as a singer in band during his studies at Okinawa Actor School. He finally left the bands in 2000. Then he decided to com... Read More
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DaizyStripper

DaizyStripper has been formed in March 2007 under the label Beyond-Max. They had a difficult debut and had to wait until 2009 to be really known and appreciated... Read More
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DEATHGAZE

DEATHGAZE is a Japanese alternative visual kei band formed back in Nagoya in July 2003. The members of the band are Ai (ex bass, now vocals and guitar), Naoki (... Read More
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Destrose

Destrose is an all girl five member heavy metal band formed back in 2005 in Japan. Their label is Flyingcat Records.The band is formed by Marina who is in charg... Read More
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DIAURA

DIAURA is a 4 member Japanese Visual Kei band who debuted in 2010 under Galaxy Inc. The band was formed by former Valluna members Yo-Ka, Kei, and Yuu. Shoya joi... Read More
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Doukoku

Doukoku is a visual kei band, formed in 2007, consisting of Ryusuke Uemura on vocals and his brother, Fumiya Uemura on guitars and synthesizer. The name of the ... Read More
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E-Girls

E-Girls is currently a 27 member girl group, made up of sub-unit's Dream, Happiness, Flower, Bunny and EGD. The group debuted in late 2011 and thei... Read More
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EAT YOU ALIVE

EAT YOU ALIVE is one of the top rock bands in Japan even though it was formed just five years ago back in 2008. The band started with another name, MaveRick, ba... Read More
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EXILE

EXILE made their debut in 2001, although they had activities from 1999 to 2001 prior to their official debut. As one of Japan's top groups, they have sold over ... Read More
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Exist Trace

Exist Trace is a Japanese visual kei dark metal band, consisting entirely of female members. All members originate from Tokyo, Japan and the band formed in June... Read More
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FAIRIES

Fairies is a Japanese girl group formed back in 2011. They are managed by Vision Factory, but their record label is Sonic Groove, a sublabel of the well known g... Read More
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GACKT

Gakuto Kamui or Gackt is one of the most famous and successful solo-artists in Japan. He is truly multi-talented, because he is not only a singer and songwriter... Read More
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GENERATIONS

GENERATIONS is a J-pop boy band based in Tokyo. The band debuted under the label LDH/Rythym Zone on the 21st of November 2012 with the single "BRAVE IT OUT". Th... Read More
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Girl Next Door

The band Girl Next Door was formed in 2008. The band is composed by three members Chisa, the singer, The guitarist Yuji Inoue and on the keyboard, Daisuke Suzuk... Read More
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Girugämesh

 Girugamesh is a Japanese visual kei metal band, which was formed in 2004 and is currently under DANGER CRUE RECORDS. Their lyrics deal with themes suc... Read More
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Grapevine

Grapevine is one of the biggest Japanese rock bands with a guitar-oriented, melodramatic classic rock sound. They are very influence by 70s music, specially roc... Read More
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Heidi.

The Japanese rock band Heidi is present on the visual key scene since 2006. They already have some experiences and we can totally notice it when they are on sta... Read More
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HITT

Hiroyuki Ono is a Japanese singer who performs under the stage name “HITT”.  HITT's music is in the style of Jrock – his vocals are typical to the genre and he ... Read More
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I-ai

   I-ai- (I-アイ-), simply pronounced as "eye”, stands for the English word ”I”, myself, and ”Ai”, the Japanese word for ‘love’. After releasing th... Read More
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INKT

INKT is a 5 member group consisting of Koki Tanaka (ex KAT-TUN), known now as Koki, Kei, Kissy, mACKAz and SASSY (both ex High And Mighty Colour). Koki is the v... Read More
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JUPITER

Jupiter is a visual kei power symphonic metal band formed back in April 2013 by ex Versailles members Hizaki, Teru, Masashi and Yuki. They are accompanied by Zi... Read More
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Kalafina

 Kalafina are a 3 member baroque pop vocal group consisting of Keiko Kubota, Wakana Otaki and Hikaru Masai. They were formed in 2007 by composer Yuki K... Read More
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Kamijo

Kamijo is a Japanese musician, music producer, singer-songwriter, model and actor. His real name is Yuuji Kamijou but he is also known as Shoki. He was born in ... Read More
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Kana Nishino

The J-Pop singer Kana Nishino is born in March 18th, 1989 (25 years old in 2014). Nishino studied English from an early age and went to USA twice. She became ... Read More
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KAT-TUN

KAT-TUN is a Japanese boy band formed back in 2001 by Johnny & Associates, although they work under J-One Records. The groups name is based on the first let... Read More
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KODA KUMI

During high school Koda Kumi auditioned in Avex’s “Dream Audition”, where she came 2nd out of 120,000 participants. Avex’s sub-label Rhythm Zone then signed Kum... Read More
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Kyary Pamyu Pamyu

Kiriko Takemura, Kyary’s real name, was born in the Musashino district of Tokyo on January 29, 1993. Inspite of her young age she is a complete singer, model an... Read More
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LEAD

Lead is a j-pop band and was formed in 2002, they started when they were still young teenager and built their success pretty quickly. At their debut, they were ... Read More
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LOKA

Straight out of Tokyo, with their ‘Sexy, Bad and Heavy’ concept, LOKA are an alternative hard rock group that is restless in their approach to music, by using s... Read More
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Luna Sea

Who doesn't know Luna Sea? All the fans of J-rock should know them since they are one of the pioneers of the Visual Key movement. And Japako Music couldn't miss... Read More
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MeteoroiD

MeteoroiD (formerly known as METEOROID) MeteroiD are a visual kei band who quickly rose to fame after their unique style and impressive music along with their v... Read More
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Misaruka

Misaruka are a Japanese visual-kei band formed in 2008 and consist of 5 members. Rui is the vocalist, Rin and Sawah are guitarists, Azami is the bassist and Vet... Read More
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Miyavi

The Japanese guitarist and singer Miyavi started his career very soon in 1999, at that time he was the guitarist of the band Dué le Quartz, but the band was dis... Read More
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Monolith

Monolith is a visual kei band based in Japan where it was founded back in 2006. Their esthetics are as other bands outstanding but with a more younger feel to i... Read More
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moumoon

 Moumoon is a Japanese duo existing under the genre of pop.  Yuka is the lyricist and vocalist while Masaki is the composer and guitarist. ... Read More
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MY FIRST STORY

The band consists of 5 members; the lead singer, Hiro, the bassist Nob, one guitarist Sho, the other guitarist is Teru and the drummer, Masack. The band was for... Read More
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Namie Amuro

Namie Amuro debuted in 1992 from Okinawa Actor’s School in the euro beat group Super Monkeys with the song “Koi no Cute Beat/Mister U.S.A”. In 1996, Namie move... Read More
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NEWS

News was formed in 2003, but at the beginning they were 9 members. A few members have left one by one through the years. Since 2011, they are only 4 members lef... Read More
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NIA (New Improved Asia)

NIA is a Japanese Visual Kei band based in Tokyo. In February 2013 they debuted under the name ANSIA/AUNCIA. After the departure of their bassist in February 20... Read More
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One OK Rock

One OK Rock is a four member band formed back in 2005 and is getting stronger and stronger everyday. The funny and positive attitude of the members towards mus... Read More
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Perfume

Perfume is a Japanese pop girl group composed by Ayano Omoto, Yuka Kashino and Ayaka Nishiwaki. But the members use nicknames rather than their real names. Ay... Read More
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Plunklock

Plunklock was formed in 2010 as a 4 members band. They are really original in their music and in their look as a visual key band, it's normal, but we can defini... Read More
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Satsuki

Satsuki (砂月?) is a Japanese musician and former vocalist of visual kei rock band, Rentrer en Soi, which was formed on June 18th, 2001 and disbanded on December ... Read More
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SCANDAL

Scandal is a pop-rock band formed in Osaka back in 2006. The name of the band comes from a sign near a studio where they all use to go to practice when they wer... Read More
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Screw

Screw is a Japanese visual kei hard rock band that can be described as quite young as the founded the band in March 2006. The band as a very distinctive dark st... Read More
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Silhouette from the Skylit

Silhouette from the Skylit are a Japanese band that was formed in 2007. The band consists of four members altogether – Seshirox, Rockwell, Hirota Tetsurou and K... Read More
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SKY-HI

SKY-HI, also known as Hidaka Mitsuhiro is part of the Japanese group AAA (Triple A). He debuted as a soloist in 2013 and has been wowing fans with his immense r... Read More
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SPYAIR

Spyair are a Japanese rock band from Nagoya. They formed in 2005 but were mostly unheard of until a bright spotlight fell on them in 2010 when they released the... Read More
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T.M.Revolution

T.M.Revolution whose real name is Nishikawa Takanori is one of the biggest stars in J-pop/rock nowadays. He was born in Yasu, Japan in1970. He is a solo artist ... Read More
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the GazettE

 the GazettE is one of the most successful band in Japan and we can say that they deserve it. They have seen much success outside of Japan as well, but... Read More
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The Microhead 4N's

The Microhead 4N's is a pretty new J-rock band formed in August 2011. They just released their first album in August 2012. The band is formed with members comin... Read More
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UPLIFT SPICE

UPLIFT SPICE is a Japanese emo punk rock band formed in 2005 under Sledgehammer Music. The band members decided to form a band after doing some concerts around ... Read More
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Vamps

Vamps was formed by Hyde (L’Arc-en-Ciel) and K.A.Z. (Oblivion Dust) in 2008 under their own label, Vamprose. Vamp’s first material and single was 'Love Addict' ... Read More
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ViViD

They are mostly new in the visual kei scene since they were formed in 2009. But they are really interesting. They have potential and their songs are really beau... Read More
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Yuma Nakayama

Yuma Nakayama is a very young and talented singer and actor who has achieved a lot in spite of his young age.Hey was born in Osaka in 1994 and has been acti... Read More