Best Female Fronted Japanese Rock Bands


The Top Ten

1 BABYMETAL BABYMETAL Babymetal is a Japanese metal idol band. Their line-up consists of Suzuka Nakamoto as "Su-metal", Yui Mizuno as "Yuimetal", and Moa Kikuchi as "Moametal".

Absolutely one of my favorite bands of all time, incredible

Very nice band, I like most songs that they put out

I love babymetal I'm a huge fan

Not really rock but metal, like the name suggests.

2 Scandal

SCANDAL is capable of making harmonic sounds no other bands (in my opinion), could. They're so awesome, I love them so much.

Please come to Thailand again...

Simply the best. Lots of talented girl bands, but scandal to me are the tops. How can Baby Metal even be on here when they are a glorified Idol act...not a band

My favorite all female band. And I'm an American who doesn't understand a word of Japanese. That just proves how awesome they are.

3 exist†trace

Exist Trace overall have great musical talent, vocal talent, style and creativity not just for a 'girl band', but for a rock band in general. I will always love Jyou for being my first real inspiration as a female vocalist and the one who made me want to sing.

Best band ever

All what I can say about them is Awesome!

Jyou's voice is so unique

4 Tokyo Jihen

I like sheena ringo, brilliant

An charmant unique voice

Great band upbeat style

6 Dazzle Vision

Excellent band. High energy, great balance between heavy and clean vox, good stuff.

Best ever. Creative, beautiful, passionate, perfection. Should be number 1 by a margin.

Beautiful music and her voice lives inside of my heart.

She is a Legend

7 Blood Stain Child

Sheer brilliance

8 Melt Banana
9 Stereopony

My favorite band first place together with Scandal

I don't listen to many female jrock bands, but I think Stereopony is awesome.

My favorite Japanese rock band. Their music is fantastic (Aside from a couple songs, but that's it), and the band members are so talented. I wish they were still around and performing in the US.

I love those that I have

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10 Danger☆Gang

I love this band. I starte a band in LA called Borderline Delusion on soundcloud,FB, insta - borderlinedelusion

The Contenders

11 Aldious

How can Aldious be this far down? Ludicrous!
Ok there are a couple of dodgy songs *cough* without you *cough* but musically and vocally these ladies are tight...
Listen to "sweet temptation" and then change your vote...
You're welcome...

Simply the best

An all female band that plays power metal and the vocalist Re:No provides great vocal performance.

They are really good

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12 Aural Vampire

Exochika is a beautiful and so is her voice. The band is simply amazing.

13 Band-Maid

Best rock band, male or female, for a generation

Exceptional musicality!

Should be way up there. They rock!

Not only the best Female Japanese rock band, best female rock band in the world and best rock band period in the world.

14 Head Phones President
15 Yousei Teikoku

Should be higher. Real classic

Great voice with good band for back up

This band is really great!
I love the way that they're able to harmonize romantic classical, dark wave and Metal!

Very underrated band

16 DecoLa Hopping
17 Shonen Knife
18 Doll$Box

This is one of the best bands I've ever heard. - TecaAbroad

Amazing talent in Doll$Boxx! Doll's Apartment is the best CD I ever bought.

19 Mary's Blood

Very talented band. Saki is an amazing guitar player.

The best.

20 Puffy AmiYumi
21 Unlucky Morpheus

To me Unlucky Morpheus is the most technically talented. Just look at each of the individual members’ accomplishments outside UM, plus Fuki has immense stage presence - their live performances are epic. Buy the “Change of Generation” tour Blu-ray. You won’t be disappointed.

Unlucky Moprhies is a Meldoic Power Metal band that features members from other high profile bands. They have one of the best drummers in Japan Fumiya of Galneryus, an oustanding Neoclassical guitarist duo Shiren and Jinya who often duo solo at amazing speeds(Founder of many Doujin Touhou bands), a Solid grooving Bass player Ogawa (music school teacher and Charm Park member), a vital member Jill the Violinist who provides this band unique melodic style and lastly the Powerful Opera esque voice one will recognize as Fuki(DollBox, Fuki Commune, exLightBringer). Together they make a powerful team and continue to impress fans with innovative ideas such as reverse music sheets or 4 arm bass solos!

22 FLiP

Laila is one of the best song I ever heard in my life. Many song of Flip are based on great riffs (if you like led zeppelin) with Sachiko's rough voice and result is a beautiful mix... Love!

23 Gacharic Spin

Each is extremely talented, so diverse and prolific. Not just their thrash stuff, even their synth pop, or their joke songs, all of it Rocks

Full of energy and hardworking, these funny young women always stay themselves! Their drummer is the lead singer.

25 Destrose
26 Story of Hope

The Guitarist was so insane

27 GallowS
28 Cyntia

I think they are great, especially live. Awesome musicianship!

29 Polkadot Stingray

I love Their muiscm

30 Bridear


You can't get much more metal than this.

31 MergingMoon MergingMoon
32 Torn
33 Kishidan Shu & the Akishin Rockets
34 Light Bringer

Upstream Children is one of their good song.

35 Foreground Eclipse
36 The Winking Owl
37 Ganglion
38 Chu's Day
39 I-Rabbits
40 Ikimono-gakari
41 Zone
42 Little by Little
43 Galmet
44 Moon Kana
46 Hysteric Lolita
47 Salty Dog
48 Specialthanks
49 Take Ambulance
50 Ancient Myth
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List StatsUpdated 17 Jun 2019

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Top Remixes

1. Tokyo Jihen
2. exist†trace
1. Danger☆Gang
2. Dazzle Vision
3. DecoLa Hopping


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