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Japanese Gothic Rock Bands List

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Updated June 14, 2019 12.7k views 22 items

List of Japanese Gothic rock bands, listed by popularity with photos when available. This list includes more than just bands, as Gothic rock 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 Gothic rock 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 Gothic rock 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 features Malice Mizer, Buck-Tick and more.

If you want to answer the questions, "Who are popular Gothic rock bands from Japan?" and "Which Gothic rock 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 Gothic Rock Bands List
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Buck-Tick is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Japanese Gothic Rock Bands List
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Nightmare is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Japanese Gothic Rock Bands List
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Mana is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Japanese Gothic Rock Bands List
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Moi dix Mois is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Japanese Gothic Rock Bands List
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Aural Vampire is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Japanese Gothic Rock Bands List
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Klaha is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Japanese Gothic Rock Bands List
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Kami is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Japanese Gothic Rock Bands List
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D'erlanger is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Japanese Gothic Rock Bands List
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Közi is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Japanese Gothic Rock Bands List
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D is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Japanese Gothic Rock Bands List
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Pierrot is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Japanese Gothic Rock Bands List
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Phantasmagoria is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Japanese Gothic Rock Bands List
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Blood is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Japanese Gothic Rock Bands List
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Yu~ki is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Japanese Gothic Rock Bands List
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Laputa is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Japanese Gothic Rock Bands List
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Aliene Maφriage is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Japanese Gothic Rock Bands List
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PSYDOLL is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Japanese Gothic Rock Bands List
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The Candy Spooky Theater... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Japanese Gothic Rock Bands List
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THE SOUND BEE HD is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Japanese Gothic Rock Bands List
bethany-roth added THE SOUND BEE HD
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Yōsei Teikoku is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Japanese Gothic Rock Bands List
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Asriel is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Japanese Gothic Rock Bands List
bethany-roth added Asriel