Japanese Music Japanese Boy Bands List

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List of Japanese boy bands, listed by popularity with photos when available. While the era of American boy bands may be long over, boy bands are alive and well in Japan. It's always interesting to see where famous J-pop bands got their starts, so use this list to discover some great Japanese music that you've never heard before. The boy bands below have played their music all over the world, but they all were formed in Japan. If you think the best Japanese Boy group is missing from the list, then feel free to add it at the bottom so it's included with these other great acts.

List bands include Tokio, KAT-TUN, and many more.

If you want to answer the questions, "Who are popular boy bands from Japan?" and "Which boy bands started in Japan?" then this list will answer your questions.
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Tokio is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Japanese Boy Bands List
Pop music, Rock music, Pop rock
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KAT-TUN is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Japanese Boy Bands List
Pop music, Rock music, J-pop
3
Hotch Potchi is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Japanese Boy Bands List
Pop music, J-pop, Boy band
4
Hey! Say! JUMP is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Japanese Boy Bands List
Pop music, J-pop, Boy band
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SMAP is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Japanese Boy Bands List
Bubblegum pop, Synthpop, Pop music
6
w-inds. is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Japanese Boy Bands List
Pop music, J-pop, Contemporary R&B
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PureBoys is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Japanese Boy Bands List
Pop music, Boy band
8
the GazettE is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Japanese Boy Bands List
JasmenOberes added Nu metal, Rock music, Heavy metal
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Arashi is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Japanese Boy Bands List
rin-uzumaki added Hip hop music, Bubblegum pop, Pop music
10
SPYAIR is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Japanese Boy Bands List
flora2256 added
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Generations From Exile Tribe is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Japanese Boy Bands List
JulieXiong added J-pop
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Johnny's West is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Japanese Boy Bands List
JulieXiong added J-pop
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Exile is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Japanese Boy Bands List
DwiPrabawani added Urban contemporary, Pop music, J-pop
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J Soul Brothers is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Japanese Boy Bands List
DwiPrabawani added J-pop, Rhythm and blues
15
Nico Touches the Walls is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Japanese Boy Bands List
Catherine Nolasco added Rock music, Alternative rock, Indie rock
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One Ok Rock is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Japanese Boy Bands List
Sherry Blendy added Pop punk, Rock music, Emo
17
Sid is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Japanese Boy Bands List
Sayan Ghosh added Ska punk, Ska, Rock music
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Sexy Zone is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Japanese Boy Bands List
KanieSeiya added Pop music
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Da-iCE is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Japanese Boy Bands List
Just a random Girl added
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Flowback is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Japanese Boy Bands List
UlaF. added Pop
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The Rampage from Exile Tribe is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Japanese Boy Bands List
Yori Van Gutchxie added
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Choutokkyuu is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Japanese Boy Bands List
KathyBora added
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SixTONES is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Japanese Boy Bands List
onedayuni added
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V6 is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Japanese Boy Bands List
Jayesh Kumbalkar added Pop music, Rock music, J-pop
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Flow is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Japanese Boy Bands List
Rameen Afif Khan added Pop punk, Rock music, Alternative rock