|Genres||Pop rock, new wave|
|Past members|| Michiru Sasano |
Tokyo Shōnen (東京少年, Tōkyō Shōnen) was a Japanese rock band, active from 1988 until 1991.
Sasano is female. All other members are male.
Despite its name literally meaning "Tokyo Boys", the band was founded in 1988 by Sasano, when she was still a student of Doshisha University in Kyoto. All the lyrics were written by Sasano. She composed all the songs at first, but other members also composed later songs. Their songs were often treated as a sort of idol style girl pop. However, the band was heavily influenced by new wave music bands, such as U2 or XTC. They released their first album on November 21, 1988. They had released 5 albums, 2 best of compilations, and 7 singles. After the release of their final album on August 21, 1991, the band dissolved. The former members are still active in music industry.
All videos were shot by Shunji Iwai.
Blankey Jet City was a Japanese rock trio from Aichi Prefecture, active from 1987 to 2000. It consisted of Kenichi Asai on vocals and guitar, Toshiyuki Terui on bass, and Tatsuya Nakamura on drums.
Gangan is a manga imprint owned by Square Enix Holdings. It originated as a manga imprint for Enix before the company re-branded as Square Enix. It publishes manga in several anthologies aimed at different reader demographic groups in the Japanese market. Its anthologies are home to some popular Square Enix manga series which were adapted into anime series, like Fullmetal Alchemist, Moribito: Guardian of the Spirit, Nabari no Ou, Inu x Boku SS, The Case Study of Vanitas and Soul Eater. The comics are later collected in paperback volumes under brand names such as Gangan Comics, Gangan Comics Joker and Young Gangan Comics, which identify the anthology of serialisation. These paperback brand names are formed by omitting any gekkan or shōnen in the magazine name and inserting comics directly after the word gangan.
Yutaka Ozaki was a popular Japanese musician. He is ranked at No. 23 in a list of Japan's top 100 musicians by HMV.
Ataru Nakamura is a Japanese singer, songwriter and actress. After signing with Avex Trax, Nakamura released her debut single, "Yogoreta Shitagi" in 2006. She attracted public attention after coming out as a transgender woman publicly via her official website on 11 September 2006.
Lunkhead (ランクヘッド) is a Japanese rock band signed under Victor Entertainment and is managed by Chockyu co. ltd. The band played its first show during their high school graduation ceremony in 1999.
East West Side Story was the second compilation album released by the Japanese band The Blue Hearts. It includes many of their hits from their time with the East West Japan label. All of the band's hits from their times with the Meldac Records label can be found on Super Best, their third compilation album.
Meet the Blue Hearts was the first compilation album released by the Japanese band The Blue Hearts. It includes many of their hits from their time with the Meldac Records label and live records from their tour of America.
The Blue Hearts Box was a box set of three early albums released by the Japanese band The Blue Hearts in 1999. It contains the three Blue Hearts' albums that were released by Meldac Records: The Blue Hearts, Young and Pretty and Train-Train. The release included a 100-page booklet documenting their early albums and only 50,000 of the boxed sets were produced.
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"Kimi no Tame ni Boku ga Iru" (君のために僕がいる) is the fifth single of the Japanese boy band Arashi. The single was released in two editions. While both the regular edition and limited edition contains two songs and its instrumentals, only the limited edition included stickers and changeable disc covers. It was certified gold by the RIAJ for a shipment of 200,000 copies.
Daijiro Morohoshi is a Japanese manga artist. He grew up in Adachi-ku, Tokyo. He is well known for SF comics, allegorical comics and horror/mystery comics based on pseudohistory and folklore. The indirect influence by Cthulhu Mythos also appears here and there in his works.
JUMP World is the second studio album by Hey! Say! JUMP. It was released in Japan on June 6, 2012, under the group's labels: Johnny & Associates and J Storm. The album was certified Gold by the Recording Industry Association of Japan for shipping of 100,000+ copies.
B'z The Best XXV 1988-1998 is a compilation album by the Japanese hard rock duo B'z. It was released on June 12, 2013, simultaneously with B'z The Best XXV 1999-2012, and it is part of their 25th anniversary celebration. It reached #1 at Oricon charts and Billboard Japan Top Albums.
"Boku to Hana" is a song by Japanese band Sakanaction. The theme song for the Tsuyoshi Kusanagi-starring medical drama 37-sai de Isha ni Natta Boku: Kenshui Junjō Monogatari, it was released as a single by the band in May 2012, the first from their sixth album Sakanaction.
Gentouki (ゲントウキ) is a Japanese band and solo performing name of singer-songwriter and producer Jun Tanaka. Gentouki has released 6 major singles and 5 major albums in the band's history.
Most recent album Tanjoubi was released on September 21, 2016.
Kokuhaku Jikkō Iinkai: Ren'ai Series is a Japanese romance Vocaloid song series by HoneyWorks. The project's first song on Nico Nico Douga was a music video sung by Vocaloid Gumi titled "Hatsukoi no Ehon" (初恋の絵本) that was released on November 18, 2011. The songs have spawned into various media forms including manga, novel, and anime adaptations.
"Boku wa Boku o Suki ni Naru" is the 26th single by Japanese idol group Nogizaka46. It was released on January 27, 2021, through N46Div. The song was written by Yasushi Akimoto and composed by Katsuhiko Sugiyama about the transition of the human's mind until it is decided to start something with vocals which transparent to the melody of the piano and strings. Mizuki Yamashita served as the center position of the song for the first time, and Miona Hori also participated as her last single from the group.