The descriptions of the various genres of Japanese music found in the previous section served to provide a general sense of the variety of music filling the Japanese airwaves. To gain and even better sense of the diversity of the country's music, this section provides information on some popular Japanese singers and bands. These pages provide just a small glimpse of the colorful world of Japanese popular music, highlighting some of those acts which have gained particular notoriety within their respective genres.

The images, descriptions, audio samples, videos, and links in this section demonstrate both the quality and individuality of these different artists and groups. Hopefully the clips linked from this site will pique your interest enough to explore some of the bands on the web using the links provided.

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