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Eclipse180
04-16-2003, 01:56 AM
I wasn't sure where else to post this^_^;I was asked by my "local anime" store to help them pick out a couple of J-Pop and J-Rock bands for them too stock up on. I need a little input. All I got so far is Utada Hikaru and Do As Infinity. (I only listen to classical music:P) So...little help? Please?

Babbit_Chan
04-16-2003, 12:39 PM
Gackt, Larc en Ciel, Malice Mizer, Ayumi Hamasaki, Minimoni, Dir En Grey, W-inds, Dream... *brain fizzles*

psythe
04-16-2003, 01:00 PM
Yep she about covered it, make sure they get some Moi Dix Mois as well ;)

KitsuNessa
04-16-2003, 01:11 PM
Chemistry, The Brilliant Green, BoA (she has some Japanese stuff out too), SES (They also have Japanese stuff), Hitomi, Every Little Thing, Speed, Curio.

:D

Umi
04-16-2003, 01:14 PM
Morning Musume, aiko, Glay, MAX,

ambitiousmiyavi
04-16-2003, 01:18 PM
Pierrot, Amuro Namie, M-FLO, Hide, Luna Sea, Mr. Children, Porno Graffitti, KICK THE CAN CREW and Dragon Ash

Umi
04-16-2003, 01:25 PM
duh... KinKi Kids... they're only.. the hottest selling group o.O;

Eclipse180
04-16-2003, 06:07 PM
Thank You everyone!!^_^v

KANEDA
04-16-2003, 10:56 PM
and if you wanna get real (LOL ^. ~;``) ... make them get some Melt Banana and GUITAR WOLF

XLainoftheWired
04-16-2003, 11:00 PM
BoA, Aya Matsuura, Drugstore Cowboy (rarity, but a good band), Kemuri (japanese ska ^_^), The Pillows (they have stuff other than what was on FLCL and its good), Shiina Ringo (but she hasnt done anything new in a while)... I guess thats all unless I felt like throwing Utada Hikaru in there again... wait... I did.

aila
04-17-2003, 01:08 AM
Originally posted by XLainoftheWired
Shiina Ringo (but she hasnt done anything new in a while)

Actually, XLainoftheWired, Shiina Ringo just released a new album last month.....

You might wanna add Globe to the list, too(though, sadly, they're not as popular as they used to be :( )...Also, some other popular artists are Hirai Ken, SMAP, Arashi, Mika Nakashima, B'z, Yuzu, Koda Kumi(she did the theme for FF X-2), Day After Tomorrow, Tommy february6(the lead singer of The Brilliant Green's solo project), Zard.....Um, that's all I can think of right now...

Though, from what I've observed, the Japanese music most anime fans like is Visual kei J-rock(mainly Malice Mizer, Gackt, Dir en Grey, etc.). Also, Hamasaki Ayumi, Utada Hikaru, L'arc en ciel, Glay, pretty much the whole Hello Project(Morning Musume and all the side groups such as Mini-moni and Tanpopo) seem to be popular, too...

Babbit_Chan
04-17-2003, 10:15 AM
Aila: Completely forgot about Globe! I love their music :P

XLainoftheWired
04-17-2003, 06:22 PM
Actually, XLainoftheWired, Shiina Ringo just released a new album last month.....Danke schön, schönes Mädchen!

Kurenai
04-17-2003, 09:42 PM
Hikaru Utada (or has someone mentioned that already) I'm surprised how many people know about her here already.

Oh and X-Japan! The Media Play here used to cell X-Japan CDs when they were in their prime (early 90's) but sadly, no longer ><