Japanese Experimental Music Bands List

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.