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List of famous guitar players from Japan, listed alphabetically with photos of the guitarists when available. Japan has produced some great guitar players over the years, including guitarists who specialize in rock, metal, jazz, folk, classical, acoustic and more. These are some of the best Japanese guitar players to ever live, so if you're a native of Japan and play guitar then this list should make you proud. If you're searching for a particular popular guitarist from Japan then you can use the "search" box to find who you're looking for.

The list you're viewing has a variety of guitarists, like Takuro and Miya, in it.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the greatest Japanese guitarists?" and "Which guitar players are from Japan?"

You can click on the names of these legendary guitarists of Japan in order to get more information about each one. If you're a guitar player or just love music you can use this list of talented Japanese guitar players to find some new artists or bands that you might really enjoy.

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Ai Ishigaki is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Japan
Ai Ishigaki age 47

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Akira Takasaki is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Japan

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Anna Domino is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Japan

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Atsushi Matsuura is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Japan

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Die is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Japan
Die age 43

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Hide is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Japan
Hide Died at 34 (1964-1998)

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Hidehiko Hoshino is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Japan

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Hiram Bullock is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Japan
Hiram Bullock Died at 53 (1955-2008)

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Hirohisa Horie is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Japan

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Hiroyuki Hayashi is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Japan

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Hisashi is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Japan
Hisashi age 45

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Hisashi Imai is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Japan
Hisashi Imai age 52

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Hizaki is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Japan
Hizaki age 38

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Hyde is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Japan
Hyde age 48

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Ichiro Ito is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Japan
Ichiro Ito age 50

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Ichirou Agata is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Japan

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Inoue Kiyonobu is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Japan

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Issei Noro is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Japan
Issei Noro age 60

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James Iha is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Japan
James Iha age 49

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June Yamagishi is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Japan

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K.A.Z is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Japan
K.A.Z age 49

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Kaori Muraji is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Japan
Kaori Muraji age 39

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Kaoru is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Japan
Kaoru age 43

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Kazuhisa Uchihashi is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Japan

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Keiji Haino is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Japan
Keiji Haino age 65

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Keisuke Kuwata is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Japan

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Ken is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Japan
Ken age 49

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KK Null is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Japan
KK Null age 56

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Koichi Fukuda is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Japan
Koichi Fukuda age 42

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Kotaro Oshio is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Japan
Kotaro Oshio age 49

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Közi is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Japan
Közi age 45

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Kyoji Yamamoto is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Japan

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Mana is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Japan

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Masafumi Gotoh is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Japan

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Minoru Kojima is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Japan
Minoru Kojima age 49

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Miya is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Japan
Miya age 38

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Miyavi is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Japan
Miyavi age 36

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Naoko Yamano is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Japan
Naoko Yamano age 57

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Rolly Teranishi is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Japan

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Ryo Owatari is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Japan
Ryo Owatari age 46

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Saiichi Sugiyama is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Japan

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Syu is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Japan
Syu age 37

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Tak Matsumoto is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Japan
Tak Matsumoto age 56

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Takahiro Konagawa is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Japan

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Takayo Ookoshi is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Japan

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Takeshi Terauchi is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Japan

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Taku Sugimoto is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Japan
Taku Sugimoto age 52

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Takuro is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Japan
Takuro age 46

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Tatsuya Maeda is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Japan
Tatsuya Maeda age 59

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Tomoka Nishimura is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Japan