Japanese musicians born in 1955

Here are 30 famous musicians from Japan were born in 1955:

Miyuki Kawanaka

Miyuki Kawanaka (December 5, 1955 Suita-) also known as Kawanaka, Miyuki is a Japanese singer.

Her most recognized albums: 大全集, and .

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Issei Futamata

Issei Futamata (March 15, 1955 Misawa-) otherwise known as Kazunari Futamata or Futamata Issei is a Japanese voice actor.

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Mami Koyama

Mami Koyama (January 17, 1955 Nishio-) also known as Mami Furui, Koyama Mami or Furui Mami is a Japanese singer, voice actor and actor.

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Mayumi Tanaka

Mayumi Tanaka (January 15, 1955 Tokyo-) a.k.a. Tanaka Mayumi or Mayumi Abe is a Japanese actor and voice actor.

Her most well known albums: , , , and .

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Fumi Hirano

Fumi Hirano (April 23, 1955 Tokyo-) otherwise known as Hirano Fumi, 平野 文 or Hirano, Fumi is a Japanese voice actor, writer and essayist.

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Hideyuki Umezu

Hideyuki Umezu (July 24, 1955 Aichi Prefecture-) also known as Umezu Hideyuki is a Japanese voice actor and actor.

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Michitaka Kobayashi

Michitaka Kobayashi (August 28, 1955 Mobara-) also known as Sanshirô Nitta, Michitaka Kobiyashi, Nitta Shinshirô, Sanshiro Nitta or Kobayashi Michitaka is a Japanese voice actor and actor.

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Rumiko Ukai

Rumiko Ukai (May 24, 1955 Fukuoka Prefecture-) is a Japanese voice actor.

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Yukimasa Kishino

Yukimasa Kishino (October 21, 1955 Edogawa, Tokyo-) also known as Masayuki Kishino or Kishino Yukimasa is a Japanese voice actor and actor.

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Sanma Akashiya

Sanma Akashiya (July 1, 1955 Kushimoto-) a.k.a. Takafumi Sugimoto, Owarai Kaiju, Sanma, Sugimoto Takafumi or Akashiya Sanma is a Japanese comedian, actor and television producer. His child is called IMALU.

His albums include しあわせって何だっけ.

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Kazuyuki Sekiguchi

Kazuyuki Sekiguchi (December 21, 1955 Agano-) also known as Sekiguchi, Kuzuyuki is a Japanese musician, songwriter and singer.

Genres he performed include Music of Japan, J-pop, Rock music, Pop music and Music of Hawaii.

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Hideki Saijo

Hideki Saijo (April 13, 1955 Higashi-ku, Hiroshima-) also known as Tatsuo Kimoto, Kimoto Tatsuo, Saijō Hideki, 西城秀樹, さいじょう ひでき, 木本 龍雄, きもと たつお, Tatsuo Motoki, Motoki Tatsuo or Hideki Saijou is a Japanese singer and actor.

His albums include 1999-2007 Future Songbook and Essential HIDEKI~30th Anniversary Best Collection 1972-1999.

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Takashi Nakamura

Takashi Nakamura (September 12, 1955 Yamanashi Prefecture-) also known as 中村 たかし, なかむら たかし, Nakamura Takashi or Nakamura, Takashi is a Japanese animator, animation director, screenwriter, film director, mangaka and art director.

His albums: SHADOW BRAIN.

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Sanae Takagi

Sanae Takagi (May 21, 1955 Chiba Prefecture-) also known as Takagi Sanae is a Japanese voice actor.

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Toshiyuki Watanabe

Toshiyuki Watanabe (February 3, 1955 Nagoya-) a.k.a. 渡辺俊幸, Watanabe, Toshiyuki or わたなべ としゆき is a Japanese film score composer and musician.

His albums include Shenmue Orchestra Version, Sailor Moon R: Symphonic Poem and . Genres he performed: Film score.

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Kōzō Shioya

Kōzō Shioya (August 18, 1955 Kagoshima Prefecture-) also known as Kozo Shioya, Kouzou Shioya, Kozo Shidya or Shioya Kōzō is a Japanese voice actor.

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MIQ (October 3, 1955-) otherwise known as 門本浩子 or MIO is a Japanese singer.

Her albums: . Genres she performed include Music in Japanese animation.

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LaSalle Ishii

LaSalle Ishii (October 19, 1955 Sumiyoshi-ku, Osaka-) is a Japanese comedian and actor.

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Hiram Bullock

Hiram Bullock (September 11, 1955 Osaka-July 25, 2008 New York City) also known as Bullock, Hiram was a Japanese guitarist.

His albums: From All Sides, Give it What U Got, Color Me, Try Livin' It, Carrasco, Way Kool, World of Collision, and Plays the Music of Jimi Hendrix. Genres related to him: Jazz and Jazz fusion.

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Toshio Hosokawa

Toshio Hosokawa (October 23, 1955 Hiroshima-) also known as Hosokawa , Toshio is a Japanese composer.

His albums include Deep Silence, Solo Concertos, Vol. 1 (Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin feat. conductor: Robert H.P. Platz), , , Orchestral Works • 1 and Landscapes. Genres he performed include Contemporary classical music.

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George Tokoro

George Tokoro (January 26, 1955 Tokorozawa-) also known as 所ジョージ, ところ じょーじ, Tokoro George, 芳賀 隆之, はが たかゆき, Takayuki Haga, Haga Takayuki, 角田 隆之, かくた たかゆき, Kakuta Takayuki, Takayuki Kakuta, Jôji Tokoro, Joji Tokoro or Tokoro Jooji is a Japanese essayist, singer-songwriter, comedian, master of ceremonies, actor, tarento and radio personality. He has one child, Ryoko Haga.

Discography: . Genres he performed include Rock music and J-pop.

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Maria Mori

Maria Mori (June 29, 1955 Sapporo-) is a Japanese actor, singer and songwriter.

Genres related to her: Pop music.

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Shoko Asahara

Shoko Asahara (March 2, 1955 Yatsushiro-) is a Japanese clergy and religious leader.

His discography includes: Sounds of Japanese Doomsday Cults.

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Hiromi Gô

Hiromi Gô (October 18, 1955 Fukuoka Prefecture-) also known as Hiromi Go, Hiromi Gou, Hiromi Haratake, Haratake Hiromi or HG is a Japanese singer and actor.

His albums include GOLD FINGER '99, THE GREATEST HITS OF HIROMI GO, THE GREATEST HITS OF HIROMI GO, Volume II: 〜ballads〜 and . Genres he performed: Contemporary R&B, Kayōkyoku and Pop music.

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Takayuki, Miyauchi

Takayuki, Miyauchi (February 4, 1955 Ibaraki Prefecture-) also known as Takayuki Miyauchi is a Japanese singer.

Genres he performed: J-pop and Soul music.

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Mariya Takeuchi

Mariya Takeuchi (March 20, 1955 Taisha-) also known as 竹内まりや, Takeuchi Mariya, たけうち まりや, Yamashita Mariya, やました まりや, 山下 まりや, Mariya Yamashita or 竹内まりあ is a Japanese composer, lyricist and singer.

Her albums include Impressions, REQUEST, University Street, Denim, Variety, Expressions, Quiet Life, , and . Her related genres: Pop music.

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Chiharu Matsuyama

Chiharu Matsuyama (December 16, 1955 Ashoro-) otherwise known as Matsuyama Chiharu or Matsuyama, Chiharu is a Japanese actor.

His discography includes: Super Best 34, BEST HITS 14, , , スーパーベスト (1994版), and . Genres he performed include Folk music.

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Megumi Asaoka

Megumi Asaoka (October 11, 1955 Hiji-) also known as Kayoko Fujii, May, Kako or Kako-chan is a Japanese actor. She has one child, .

Her discography includes: 芽ばえ, 悲しみよこんにちは, わたしの彼は左きき and アルプスの少女.

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Hiromi Ōta

Hiromi Ōta (January 20, 1955 Arakawa, Tokyo-) a.k.a. Hiromi Ota, 太田 裕美, Ohta Hiromi, Hiromi Ohta, 太田 裕美, Ota, Hiromi, Ōta, Hiromi or Ohta, Hiromi is a Japanese singer-songwriter.

Discography: Hiromi Ohta Singles 1978-2001, 2000 BEST, , , , , , , and .

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Shin-ichi Fukuda

Shin-ichi Fukuda (December 25, 1955 Osaka-) also known as Fukuda, Shin-ichi is a Japanese , .

His albums include J.S. Bach, In Memoriam, Voyage, Super Best, Toward the Sea, Tango Millenium and Yoshimatsu : Guitar Works "Tender Toys".

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