Japanese Music Japanese Gothic Rock Bands List

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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
Neoclassical Dark Wave, Synthpop, Gothic rock

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Buck-Tick is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Japanese Gothic Rock Bands List
New Wave, Gothic rock, Rock music

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Nightmare is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Japanese Gothic Rock Bands List
Rock music, Heavy metal, Jazz fusion

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Mana is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Japanese Gothic Rock Bands List
Neoclassical Dark Wave, Synthpop, Gothic rock

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Moi dix Mois is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Japanese Gothic Rock Bands List
Gothic rock, Industrial metal, Rock music

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Aural Vampire is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Japanese Gothic Rock Bands List
Synthpop, Gothic rock, Electronic music

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Klaha is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Japanese Gothic Rock Bands List
Neoclassical Dark Wave, Ballad, New Wave

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Kami is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Japanese Gothic Rock Bands List
Gothic rock, Visual kei, Progressive rock

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D'erlanger is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Japanese Gothic Rock Bands List
Gothic rock, Rock music, Power metal

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Közi is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Japanese Gothic Rock Bands List
Neoclassical Dark Wave, Synthpop, Gothic rock

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D is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Japanese Gothic Rock Bands List
Progressive metal, Gothic rock, Gothic metal

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Pierrot is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Japanese Gothic Rock Bands List
Gothic rock, Rock music, Alternative rock

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Phantasmagoria is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Japanese Gothic Rock Bands List
Gothic rock, Rock music, Gothic metal

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Blood is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Japanese Gothic Rock Bands List
Gothic rock, Rock music, Industrial rock

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Yu~ki is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Japanese Gothic Rock Bands List
Gothic rock, Rock music, Visual kei

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Laputa is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Japanese Gothic Rock Bands List
Gothic rock, Rock music, Visual kei

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Aliene Maφriage is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Japanese Gothic Rock Bands List
Gothic rock, Rock music, Gothic metal

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PSYDOLL is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Japanese Gothic Rock Bands List
Gothic rock, Electro, Industrial music

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The Candy Spooky Theater is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Japanese Gothic Rock Bands List
bethany-roth added Gothic rock, Experimental rock, Industrial rock

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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
bethany-roth added Dark ambient, Gothic rock, Electro

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Asriel is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Japanese Gothic Rock Bands List
bethany-roth added Asriel