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List of notable or famous record producers from Japan, with bios and photos, including the top record producers born in Japan and even some popular record producers who immigrated to Japan. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Japanese record producers then this list is the perfect resource for you. These record producers are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known record producer from Japan is included when available.

List features Akira Takasaki, Ayumi Hamasaki and more.

This historic record producers from Japan list can help answer the questions "Who are some Japanese record producers of note?" and "Who are the most famous record producers from Japan?" These prominent record producers of Japan may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Japanese record producers.

Use this list of renowned Japanese record producers to discover some new record producers that you aren't familiar with. Don't forget to share this list by clicking one of the social media icons at the top or bottom of the page. (65 items)
Akira Takasaki is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Record Producers from Japan
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Akira Takasaki is the lead guitarist and founding member of the Japanese heavy metal band, Loudness. ...more

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Age: 56

Birthplace: Osaka, Japan

Profession: Film Score Composer, Record producer, Guitarist, Songwriter, Musician

Credits: Odin: Photon Sailer Starlight

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Profession: Record producer, Songwriter, Musician

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Ayumi Hamasaki is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Record Producers from Japan
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Ayumi Hamasaki is a Japanese recording artist, lyricist, model, and actress. Hamasaki has achieved popularity in Japan and Asia by enforcing her position as an artist and not trying to be forced as a "product", which was a common factor within the Japanese music culture and Avex Trax. Through her ...more

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Age: 38

Birthplace: Fukuoka, Japan

Profession: Spokesperson, Gravure idol, Record producer, Businessperson, Songwriter, + more

Credits: InuYasha, Dragonball: Evolution, Shinobi: Heart Under Blade, Like Grains of Sand

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Daisuke Asakura is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Record Producers from Japan
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Daisuke Asakura is a Japanese pop artist, songwriter and producer who is known for his compositional work and mastery of the keyboards. ...more

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Age: 49

Birthplace: Tokyo, Japan

Profession: Record producer, Keytarist, Songwriter, Musician, Keyboard player

Credits: Shin Dômoto kyôdai

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