Greatest Japanese Albums of All-Time

Several years ago I created a similar list on a virgin blog and it somehow accumulated ~4000 page-views in a week. This page serves as click-bait, hopefully a second effortless miracle occurs.

Of the '80s (neither live albums nor multiple albums from the same artist are included in this list —and then I noticed Fushitsusha's 1989 Live was ranked 24th [so, no live albums except that one!]):

001 Jun Togawa - Tamahime-sama (1984)
002 Cioccolata - Cioccolata (1985)
003 Yukako Hayase - Polyester (1987)
004 Jagatara - Nanaban Torai (1982)
005 Morio Agata - El Jaguar Del Bandoneon (1987)
006 Kazuhiko Kato - Anogoro, Mari Roransan (1983)
007 Kazuhiro Nishimatsu - Bouekifu Monogatari (1985)
008 Motoharu Sano - Electric Garden (1985)
009 Kidorikko - Sereregansuna Tanoshimi (1986)
010 Chakra - Satekoso (1980)
011 Kenji Endou - Uchu boei-gun (1980)
012 Aragon - Aragon (1985)
013 Yagi - iL NEiGE (1989)
014 Inu - Meshi Kuuna!
015 Crayon-sha - Orange no Chikyuugi (1988)
016 Phew - View (1987)
017 Colored Music - Colored Music (1981)
018 Akira Inoue - Imaginary Arboretum (1985)
019 Starbow - Starbow I (1982)
020 Menu - Raku Raku Kiraku (1984)
021 Friction - Friction (1980)
022 Guernica - Kaizo e no Yakudo (1982)
023 Virgin VS - Norimono Deluxe (1982)
024 Fushitsusha - Live (1989)
025 Rosa Luxemburg - Puri Puri (1986)
026 Saint Four - The Audition (1984)
027 Keiichi Ohta - Ohta Keiichi no Jingai Dai Makyou (1983)
028 Haruo Chikada & the Vibratones - Vibra-Rock (1982)
029 Machida Kou & Shifukudan - Dotera Iya Tsura (1986)
030 Various Aritsts - Ego 02: Critical Species (1985)
031 Bachikaburi - Hakujin kokujin kōshokujinshu (1987)
032 Real Fish - A Very Big Band in Heaven (1984)
033 Ichiko Hashimoto - Beauty (1985)
034 Totsuzen Danball - Can I? (1981)
035 Moonriders - Don't Trust Over Thirty (1986)
036 Plastics - Welcome Plastics (1980)
037 Yasuyuki Okamura - Yasuyuki (1989)
038 MASH - MASH (1981)
039 Hirono Mio - Fruits of the Moon (1988)
040 Pearl Brothers - Pearl is Future (1986)
041 Hiromi Go - Hiromi-kyou no Hanzai (1983)
042 Shingo Kubota - Shingo (1987)
043 Panta - Kristall Nacht (1987)
044 Various Artists -  Miyako Ni Ame No Furu Gotoku II (1985)
045 EXPO - EXPO no Bankoku Daisenryaku (1987)
046 Halmens - Halmens no 20-Seiki (1981)
047 Masumi Hara - Imagination Tsuushin (1982)
048 Haniwa-chan - Kanashibari (1984)
049 Hikashu - Natsu (1980)
050 Saeko Suzuki - Visinda og Leyndardomur (1984)
051 Yuji Okiyama - HAKONIWA (1987)
052 Shi-Shonen - Do Do Do (1985)
053 Tomoko Aran - Shinkei Suijaku (1981)
054 Mariah - Utakata no Hibi (1983)
055 Papaya Paranoia - War War War (1986)
056 Daisuck & Prostitute - Ushirosugata no Sutekina Bokutachi (1985)
057 Mio Fou - Mio Fou (1984)
058 Tetsuro Kashibuchi - Dear Heart (1985)
059 Films - Misprint (1980)
060 Kiyoshi Maekawa - KIYOSHI (1982)
061 Pink Tank - Electric Cinderella (1984)
062 Tabo's Project - Eyes of a Child (1986)
063 Modern Hip - Dodotaru Single (1986)
064 Masashi Kitamura + Phonogenix - Prologue for Post-Modern Music (1984)
065 Zelda - Carnaval (1983)
066 Chiko Hige - Trap (1985)
067 Yosui Inoue - LION & PELICAN (1982)
068 Taeko Ohnuki - Signifie (1983)
069 Chiko Hige X Kaoru Sato - Le Chant De La Honte! (1985)
070 Yapoos - Yapoos Keikaku (1987)
071 Miharu Koshi - Parallelisme (1984)
072 Melon - Do You Like Japan? (1982)
073 Jun Miyake - Tokoshie no Tenohira (1988)
074 Metro Farce - GAIA (1988)
075 Masako-san -  Tsuchinoko Danshaku (1989)
076 Aburadako - Aburadako (1985)
077 Apogee & Perigee - Choujikuu Colodustan Ryokouki (1984)
078 E.D.P.S - Blue Sphinx (1983)
079 Tsunematsu Masatoshi - Tsunematsu Masatoshi (1981)
080 P-Model - Perspective (1981)
081 Mari Ijima - Rose (1984)
082 S-Ken & Hot Bomboms - 1000Nome (1988)
083 Various Artists - Wakatsuki Megumi Takarabune Waurudo (1988)
084 Hiroyasu Yaguchi - Kankou-chi Gakudan (1984)
085 Salon Music - My Girl Friday (1983)
086 C. Memi ‎– Heavenly Peace (1982)
087 Children Coup d'Etat - Children Coup d'Etat (1983)
088 A-Musik - E Ku Iroju (1984)
089 After Dinner - Paradise of Replica (1988)
090 Koji Ueno - Music for Silent Movies (1985)
091 Lizard - Gymnopedia (1981)
092 Pink - Hikari-No-Ko (1986)
093 Gunjogacrayon - Gunjogacrayon (1980)
094 Amaryllis - Seikimatsu Dayo Zenin Shuugou (1987)
095 Psy-S - Pic-Nic (1986)
096 Various Artists - Hare Hare Night (1989)
097 Screen - Persona (1980)
098 Kinniku Shoujo-tai - Buddha L (1988)
099 EX - Exhibition (1980)
100 Hiroyuki Namba - Hikousen No Ue No Synthesizer Hiki (1982)

1 comment:

  1. Such a wonderful blog! Thx for this post in special.
    Btw, where is Mioko Yamaguchi? Haha.

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