Best Japanese Rock Bands


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261 Tokio
262 School Food Punishment

They broke up, but songs like futuristic imagination.. light prayer.. Incredible lyrics from Yumi Uchimura; amazing musicality from all members; they have to get a mention! All the best for the future guys! You rock!

This is one of my favourites band. Sadly the are not together anymore. This band will always have a personal space in my heart. Also you can listen La-la-larks.


Granrodeo have a lot of good songs! You should definitely check them out

I really love GRANRODEO one of my favorite Japanese rock bands the vocalist (Kishou Taniyma) has a very beautiful voice I like there songs I suggest to that you go check it out

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264 Gacharic Spin

Hard rock, bass and drums for days. Looking for great things in the future.

265 Linked Horizon
266 Nano Ripe
267 The Mass Missile

One of the best and most passionate bands I've ever heard, personally number 1

268 Nothing's Carved In Stone

Awesome band, true rock, Maybe sometimes soft, but their music will influence you for sure, MUST to listen to them.


Love their cheery and upbeat style! It is reminiscent of Green Day and Offspring. Nandemonedari is so catchy!

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270 Unison Square Garden

They are great. who reads this: You gotta check this out

271 Kishida Kyoudan & The Akeboshi Rockets

The explosiveness and rhythm is outstanding. Also, ichigo is a great vocalist in my opinion.


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273 Jupiter

Instrumental and sound wise Jupiter is much more alive and wild than when they were in Versailles. The only thing that is keeping them from surpassing their pass height is acceptance. Somehow it always sounds like the instrument sound is trying to drowning out the vocal instead of harmonizing with it.

274 Sakanaction

Best descent band in Japan

275 Indigo la End

Amazing band, I love enon kawatani. they're amazing can't believe they're this low.

276 UNiTE
277 Silent Siren V 2 Comments
278 Stance Punk

Power of punk throughout this band that give American punk bands a run for their money. You can practically feel the energy in all their songs. another underrated awesome punk band

279 Fishmans

Really good, like 11/10 good. The music just makes you feel good.

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280 Tacica

Really awesome rock duo They sang Leo from Haikyuu's EST. Which the English version of it was very deep but if you look inside it, it really is touching.

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