Japanese Music Japanese Post-hardcore Bands List

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

Maximum the Hormone and Envy are included on this list.

If you want to answer the questions, "Who are popular post-hardcore bands from Japan?" and "Which post-hardcore bands started in Japan?" then this list will answer your questions.
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Maximum the Hormone is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Japanese Post-hardcore Bands List
Pop punk, Nu metal, Rock music

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Envy is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Japanese Post-hardcore Bands List
Post-metal, Experimental rock, Experimental classical music

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Pay Money To My Pain is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Japanese Post-hardcore Bands List
Nu metal, Metalcore, Melodic hardcore

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9mm Parabellum Bullet is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Japanese Post-hardcore Bands List
Heavy metal, Alternative rock, Punk rock

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One Ok Rock is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Japanese Post-hardcore Bands List
Pop punk, Rock music, Emo

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The Mad Capsule Markets is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Japanese Post-hardcore Bands List
Synthpunk, Industrial rock, Electronic music

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Ling Tosite Sigure is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Japanese Post-hardcore Bands List
Shoegazing, Emo, Alternative rock

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Number Girl is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Japanese Post-hardcore Bands List
Number Girl Alternative rock, Indie rock, Post-hardcore

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RADWIMPS is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Japanese Post-hardcore Bands List
Rock music, Emo, Rapcore

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coldrain is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Japanese Post-hardcore Bands List
Delvorus added Emo, Alternative rock, Screamo

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FACT is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Japanese Post-hardcore Bands List
Austin Humes added FACT Melodic hardcore, Screamo, Post-hardcore

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Eastern Youth is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Japanese Post-hardcore Bands List
figure8xo added Emo, Punk rock, Indie rock