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List of Japanese Synthpop bands, listed by popularity with photos when available. This list includes more than just bands, as Synthpop 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 Synthpop 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 Synthpop band is missing from the list, then feel free to add it at the bottom so it's included with these other great acts.

Artists on this list include Malice Mizer and Yellow Magic Orchestra.

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

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Malice Mizer is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Japanese Synthpop Bands List
Malice Mizer Neoclassical Dark Wave, Synthpop, Gothic rock

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

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Schwarz Stein is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Japanese Synthpop Bands List
Schwarz Stein Synthpop, Electronic body music, Electronic music

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Gackt is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Japanese Synthpop Bands List
Gackt Neo-progressive rock, Pop punk, Synthpop

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Sakanaction is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Japanese Synthpop Bands List
Sakanaction Synthpop, New Wave, Pop music

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Hiroshi Takano is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Japanese Synthpop Bands List
Hiroshi Takano Synthpop, Pop music, Rock music

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Mana is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Japanese Synthpop Bands List
Mana Neoclassical Dark Wave, Synthpop, Gothic rock

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LAREINE is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Japanese Synthpop Bands List
LAREINE Synthpop, Rock music, Pop rock

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Kumi Koda is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Japanese Synthpop Bands List
Kumi Koda Urban contemporary, Hip hop music, Synthpop

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AKB48 is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Japanese Synthpop Bands List
AKB48 Girl group, Bubblegum pop, Synthpop

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Ami Suzuki is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Japanese Synthpop Bands List
Ami Suzuki Eurobeat, Synthpop, Pop music

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Morning Musume is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Japanese Synthpop Bands List
Morning Musume Girl group, Bubblegum pop, Ballad

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Tomoko Kawase is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Japanese Synthpop Bands List
Tomoko Kawase Pop punk, Synthpop, New Wave

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Polysics is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Japanese Synthpop Bands List
Polysics Synthpunk, Noise rock, Synthpop

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Susumu Hirasawa is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Japanese Synthpop Bands List
Susumu Hirasawa Synthpunk, Synthpop, New Wave

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Globe is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Japanese Synthpop Bands List
Globe Synthpop, Pop music, J-pop

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Denki Groove is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Japanese Synthpop Bands List
Denki Groove Hip hop music, Experimental hip hop, Synthpop

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Aural Vampire is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Japanese Synthpop Bands List
Aural Vampire Synthpop, Gothic rock, Electronic music

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Dream is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Japanese Synthpop Bands List
Dream Eurobeat, Synthpop, Pop music

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Tsunku is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Japanese Synthpop Bands List
Tsunku Synthpop, Rock music, J-pop

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Közi is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Japanese Synthpop Bands List
Közi Neoclassical Dark Wave, Synthpop, Gothic rock

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SMAP is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Japanese Synthpop Bands List
SMAP Bubblegum pop, Synthpop, Pop music

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Perfume is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Japanese Synthpop Bands List
Perfume Bubblegum pop, Synthpop, Electronic music

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Kahimi Karie is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Japanese Synthpop Bands List
Kahimi Karie Synthpop, J-pop, Electronic dance music

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Mari Iijima is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Japanese Synthpop Bands List
Mari Iijima Synthpop, Pop music, J-pop

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Kaya is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Japanese Synthpop Bands List
Kaya Synthpop, Electronic music, Electronic rock

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YMCK is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Japanese Synthpop Bands List
YMCK Synthpop, Chiptune

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Supercar is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Japanese Synthpop Bands List
Supercar Synthpop, Shoegazing, Rock music

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ClariS is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Japanese Synthpop Bands List
ClariS Synthpop, J-pop, Pop rock

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capsule is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Japanese Synthpop Bands List
capsule Synthpop, Lounge music, Electronic music

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Amoyamo is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Japanese Synthpop Bands List
Amoyamo Synthpop, Power pop