List of Famous Bands from Kyoto

List of Kyoto bands, listed by their level of fame. This Kyoto musicians list includes both bands and solo artists. All famous Kyoto bands are included, as well as many Kyoto musicians of underground status. This list of Kyoto musical artists includes information like what genre the artist falls under, what albums they've put out and more. If you want to know more about these famous Kyoto bands you can click on their names to learn more about them. Bands from every genre are listed here, including rock, pop, hip-hop/rap, jazz, and more.

Bands include everything from The Brilliant Green to Kumi Koda.

If you're wondering, "What bands are from Kyoto?" or "What is a list of Kyoto bands?" then this list will answer your questions. {#nodes}

  • The Brilliant Green
    Pop music, J-pop, Pop rock
    • Albums: The Brilliant Green, TERRA2001, Los Angeles, BLACKOUT, Ash Like Snow
    The Brilliant Green is a Japanese rock band from Kyoto formed in 1995. They were signed to Sony Music Entertainment Japan. Their major debut single under Sony, "Bye Bye Mr. Mug", was released in ...more
  • Kumi Koda
    Urban contemporary, Hip hop music, Synthpop
    • Albums: affection, secret, feel my mind, grow into one, Japonesque
    Kumiko Kōda (神田 來未子, Kōda Kumiko, born November 13, 1982), known professionally as Koda Kumi (倖田 來未, Kōda Kumi), is a Japanese singer from Kyoto, known for her urban and R&B songs. After debuting ...more
  • Misato Watanabe
    J-pop, Music of Japan
    • Albums: THE LEGEND, Soleil, Hello Lovers, Cafe mocha – Uta no Ki, Hadaka no Kokoro
    Misato Watanabe (渡辺 美里, Watanabe Misato, born 12 July 1966) is a Japanese pop singer.
  • Misono
    Pop music, Rock music, J-pop
    • Albums: never+land, Say, Me, Tales with Misono: Best, Cover Album
    Misono Kōda (神田 美苑, Kōda Misono), publicly known mononymously as Misono (stylized as misono), is a Japanese singer-songwriter and TV personality. She was born in Kyoto, Japan, and is the younger ...more
  • Genkaku Allergy
    Noise rock, Industrial metal, Rock music
    Genkaku Allergy was a Japanese visual kei rock band started by ex-Kamaitachi members Sceana and Kazzy, in 1992. Its sound mixes elements from punk, hardcore, metal, noise and industrial. They signed ...more
  • Quruli
    Rock music, House music, Alternative rock
    • Albums: Tanz Walzer, THE WORLD IS MINE, Sayonara Stranger, NIKKI, Zukan
    Quruli is a Japanese music group formed in 1996. As of March 2007, the lineup consists of Masashi Sato and Shigeru Kishida. Their music is produced and distributed by Victor Entertainment.