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List of Japanese experimental music bands, listed by popularity with photos when available. This list includes more than just bands, as experimental music solo artists from Japan are included as well. It's always interesting to see where famous bands got their starts, so use this list to discover some great Japanese music that you've never heard before. The experimental music bands and artists below have played their music all over the world, but they all were formed in Japan. If you think the best Japanese experimental music band is missing from the list, then feel free to add it at the bottom so it's included with these other great acts.

List contains bands like Acid Mothers Gong and Yellow Magic Orchestra.

If you want to answer the questions, "Who are popular experimental music bands from Japan?" and "Which experimental music bands started in Japan?" then this list will answer your questions.

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Acid Mothers Gong is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Japanese Experimental Music Bands List
Acid Mothers Gong Noise rock, Musical improvisation, Space rock

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Yellow Magic Orchestra is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Japanese Experimental Music Bands List
Yellow Magic Orchestra Hip hop music, Synthpop, New Wave

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Sugizo is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Japanese Experimental Music Bands List
Sugizo Rock music, Electronic dance music, World music

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Merzbow is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Japanese Experimental Music Bands List
Merzbow Dark ambient, Musique concrète, Noise

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The Gerogerigegege is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Japanese Experimental Music Bands List
The Gerogerigegege Noise rock, Industrial music, Noise music

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Susumu Hirasawa is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Japanese Experimental Music Bands List
Susumu Hirasawa Synthpunk, Synthpop, New Wave

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Cornelius is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Japanese Experimental Music Bands List
Cornelius Indietronica, Electronic dance music, Shibuya-kei

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Globe is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Japanese Experimental Music Bands List
Globe Synthpop, Pop music, J-pop

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Yamantaka Eye is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Japanese Experimental Music Bands List
Yamantaka Eye Krautrock, Rock music, Electronic music

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Yuzo Koshiro is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Japanese Experimental Music Bands List
Yuzo Koshiro Hip hop music, Rock music, Electronic music

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Keiji Haino is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Japanese Experimental Music Bands List
Keiji Haino Psychedelia, Rock music, Drone music

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Hanayo is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Japanese Experimental Music Bands List
Hanayo Pop music, J-pop, Experimental music

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FAKE? is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Japanese Experimental Music Bands List
FAKE? Pop punk, Synthpunk, Electronic music

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capsule is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Japanese Experimental Music Bands List
capsule Synthpop, Lounge music, Electronic music

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Yoshimi and Yuka is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Japanese Experimental Music Bands List
Yoshimi and Yuka Experimental classical music, Experimental music, Ambient music