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    Tomoko Kawase, Singer

    Kawase Tomoko is a well-known Japanese musician, mostly noted for her role as the vocalist for the brilliant green. She made her solo debut as Tommy february6, a character with an 80’s-styled synth pop sound, in 2001. She made her debut as Tommy heavenly6, a character with a alternative rock sound, in 2003. Kawase is most known for such songs as “EVERYDAY AT THE BUS STOP”, “je t’aime★je t’aime”, “Wait till I can dream” and “pray”.   The Brilliant Green Kawase Tomoko was originally the lead vocalist and lyricist of the alt-rock band the brilliant green. She was asked to join the band in 1995 after her now husband, Okuda…

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    Origa, Singer sing writer

    Ok technically this isn’t Jpop but hear me out. Origa is a Russian singer who works mostly in japan. I first heard a song that she did on ghost in the shell Stand Alone complex “Inner universe” she has also done songs for Gundam, Fantastic children and Final Fantasy among others. She now soulie produces music for the Japanese market so you can kind of put it in here 🙂 Lullaby Inner Universe “full” Ol’ga Vital’evna Yakovleva (Russian: Ольга Витальевна Яковлева, born October 12, 1970 in Kochenёvo, Novosibirsk oblast, Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic, Soviet Union), better known as Origa, is a Russian singer who works mostly in Japan. After…

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    Back-On Jpop

    Thanks to Murder Princess today we have Back-On Back-On (stylized as BACK-ON) is a Japanese rock band from Tokyo, Japan. They are recognized for creating anime and game opening themes such as the Tales of the World: Radiant Mythology 2 opening theme, “fly away”; Air Gear opening theme, “Chain”; Murder Princess opening theme “Hikari Sasuhou (fk Metal ver.)” and Eyeshield 21s “Blaze Line”. etc., although they have also written ending themes for both anime and TV shows. These include “flower” and “a day dreaming…” for Eyeshield 21, and “Butterfly” for the late-night TV drama Shinjuku Swan, and most recently “Sands of Time” for the mobile robot TV drama Keitai Sousakan…

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    Ayumi Hamasaki

    Thanks to the Anime Inuyasha I was introduced to Ayumi Hamasaki With a huge collection of songs ranging from chill out and relaxing to techno  and club Ayu has a voice that will keep you listening time and time again.   Ayumi Hamasaki (浜崎あゆみ Hamasaki Ayumi?, also 濱崎歩; born October 2, 1978) is a Japanese recording artist, lyricist, model, and actress. Also called “Ayu” by her fans, Hamasaki has been dubbed the “Empress of J-Pop” because of her popularity and widespread influence in Japan and throughout Asia. Born and raised in Fukuoka, she moved to Tokyo at fourteen to pursue a career in entertainment. In 1998, under the tutelage of Avex CEO…

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    Yui-singer-songwriter

    Today we have Yui.. I first heard Yui playing the starting song for a session of the Anime Bleach, and have been hocked 🙂 little more Yui (ユイ?, born March 26, 1987), stylized as YUI, is a Japanese singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and actress. Born and raised in Fukuoka prefecture, she played live at various locations in her hometown before being noticed by Sony Music Japan when she was 17 years old, and released her debut single months later. However her singles were only met with moderate success until her breakout “Good-bye Days”, which charted for 44 weeks on Oricon and marked her as one of the Japanese music industry’s rising stars.[1]…

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    M.O.V.E

    What can I say.. if you like 90’s sounding music that’s amazing then you have come to the right place first heard Dog fight on a Anime shoutcast channel and well there worth the wait.. how did I miss them this long! Little more Move (styled as M.O.V.E or m.o.v.e, and previously as move) was a Japanese musical group. The group consisted of yuri (Yuri Masuda (益田 祐里 Masuda Yuri?)) on vocals and motsu (Mototaka Segawa (瀬川 素公 Segawa Mototaka?)) performing the rapping. t-kimura (Takashi Kimura (木村 貴志 Kimura Takashi?)) (producer) left the band in 2008. t-kimura formed the band move and by 1997 they released their first single “Rock…

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    Scandal

    I first heard Scandal playing the intro to Bleach and then after doing a little looking without me knowing it they also played the intro to Fullmetal Alchemist.. not to say that all the songs are amazing “happy bday to you” but apart from that one there always on my play list Scandal (スキャンダル, Sukyandaru?, stylized as SCANDAL) is an all-female Japanese pop rock band from Osaka. Formed in August 2006 by four high school girls, they started playing street lives until they were noticed and signed to the indie label Kitty Records. In 2008, they released three singles and a mini-album while performing shows in the United States, France,…