|Tokko Original soundtrack|
|Soundtrack album by Various artists|
|Released||June 28, 2006|
|Label||Universal Music Japan|
Tokko's original soundtrack was released in stores across Japan on June 28, 2006 as part of its release with the TOKKO TV series. This does not include the opening and ending themes. Artists such as No Milk, Nude Jazz, Aoki Takamasa, Heprcam, DJ Baku, Numb, Koji Sekiguchi, and Danchambo collaborated to create the soundtrack album.
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