Here are 41 famous musicians from Japan were born in 1961:
KK Null (September 13, 1961 Tokyo-) a.k.a. Kazuyuki Kishino, 岸野一之, Kazuyuki K. Null, K.K.Null or KK. Null is a Japanese singer.
Discography: Atomik Disorder, Kosmik Engine, Discoteca Plasma, Terminal Beach, ERG per GALAXY, 0.0004, Anima Motrix, Fertile, Gamma Ray Burster and GeV. Genres he performed include Noise music and Noise rock.
Read more about KK Null on Wikipedia »
Koji Kondo (August 13, 1961 Nagoya-) also known as 近藤浩治, こんどうこうじ, Konji Kondo, Kondou Kouji, Zelda, Nintendo - Zelda, こんどう こうじ, 近藤 浩治 or Kondo, Koji is a Japanese musician and composer.
His albums include Super Mario Bros. 1, 2, 3: Hop! Step! Jump!, Super Mario World, Legend Of Zelda: Sound & Drama, Star Fox 64, The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time, The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time Re-Arranged Album, Majora's Mask Orchestrations, Nintendo Sound History Series: Zelda the Music, Famicom Sound History Series: Mario the Music and Super Mario 64.
Read more about Koji Kondo on Wikipedia »
Tak Matsumoto (March 27, 1961 Toyonaka-) also known as Takahiro Matsumoto, Matsumoto Takahiro, Matsumoto, Takahiro or B'z is a Japanese guitarist, musician, record producer, music arranger and songwriter.
His albums include Hana, House of Strings, KNOCKIN’ “T” AROUND, THE HIT PARADE, Thousand Wave, 西辺来龍 DRAGON FROM THE WEST, Ultraman Original Soundtrack, Wanna Go Home, Take Your Pick and . Genres he performed include Hard rock, Heavy metal, J-pop, Instrumental rock, Blues rock, Rock music, Pop music, Pop rock and Jazz fusion.
Read more about Tak Matsumoto on Wikipedia »
Kōichi Yamadera (June 17, 1961 Shiogama-) a.k.a. Yamadera Kouichi, Kohichi Yamadera, Kouichi Yamadera, Yamadera Kōichi, Bazooka Yamadera, The Man Who Has the Voice of Seven Colors, Kōichi Yamadera, Yama-chan, Kôichi Yamadera, Bazūka Yamadera or Koichi Yamadera is a Japanese actor, voice actor, impressionist, tarento, presenter and voice acting in japan.
His albums include .
Read more about Kōichi Yamadera on Wikipedia »
Michie Tomizawa (October 20, 1961 Maruko-) also known as Michie Ito or Ito Michie is a Japanese voice actor and actor.
Her albums: Sailor Mars, Sailor Stars Merry Christmas, , , , , , and Kore ga REVIEW.
Read more about Michie Tomizawa on Wikipedia »
Maria Kawamura (November 21, 1961 Setagaya-) otherwise known as Shigeyo Kawamura, Shigeyo Maria Kawamura, Kawamura Maria Shigeyo, Kawamura Maria or Kawamura, Maria is a Japanese voice actor, singer and actor.
Discography: 「春の夢」-サンクタス-, Animetoonz, Volume 2: Maria Kawamura, and KISHIN THE SYMPHONY.
Read more about Maria Kawamura on Wikipedia »
Fumihiko Tachiki (April 29, 1961 Goto-) a.k.a. Fumihiko Tatiki or Tachiki Fumihiko is a Japanese voice actor, singer and narrator.
His albums include BLEACH BEAT COLLECTION 2nd SESSION:03.
Read more about Fumihiko Tachiki on Wikipedia »
Hiroko Emori (January 27, 1961 Kumagaya-) a.k.a. Emori Hiroko is a Japanese voice actor.
Read more about Hiroko Emori on Wikipedia »
Mako Ishino (January 31, 1961 Kanzaki, Hyōgo-) also known as Ishino Mako is a Japanese actor and singer.
Her discography includes: Mako Revival, , , , , , , , and . Genres: J-pop.
Read more about Mako Ishino on Wikipedia »
Yasunori Masutani (July 5, 1961 Sapporo-) also known as 増谷 康紀 or Masutani Yasunori is a Japanese voice actor.
Read more about Yasunori Masutani on Wikipedia »
Michiru Oshima (March 16, 1961 Nagasaki-) a.k.a. Michiru Ooshima, Ooshima Michiru, Michiru Ohshima, Oshima, Michiru, Ōshima Michiru or Michiru Ôshima is a Japanese composer, film score composer, record producer and television producer.
Her discography includes: Arc The Lad TV Animation Soundtrack I, Arc The Lad TV Animation Soundtrack II, Godzilla × Mothra × Mechagodzilla: Tokyo SOS, Mahou Tsukai Tai!, Queen Emeraldas OST, THE LEGAIA Original Soundtrack, Godzilla vs Megaguirus, シュヴァリエ～絆と報復～, Symphonic Luna Sea and Fullmetal Alchemist Original Soundtrack 1. Genres she performed include Ambient music, Film score, Classical music, Electronic music and Orchestra.
Read more about Michiru Oshima on Wikipedia »
Kujira (April 1, 1961 Tokyo-) a.k.a. Wakako Matsumoto or Matsumoto Wakako is a Japanese voice actor.
Read more about Kujira on Wikipedia »
Kyousei Tsukui (March 27, 1961 Tokyo-) a.k.a. Kyosei Tsukui, Tsukui Norio or Norio Tsukui is a Japanese voice actor, director of audiography and musician.
Read more about Kyousei Tsukui on Wikipedia »
Chafurin (December 4, 1961 Saitama Prefecture-) otherwise known as Hirotaka Shimasawa, Fûrin Cha, Furin Cha, Chafu-rin, Chafuhrin, Chafuurin, Chafûrin, Clafurin, Cha fu rin or Shimasawa Hirotaka is a Japanese voice actor and actor.
His most well known albums: Mobile Suit Gundam 00 Original Soundtrack 04 and .
Read more about Chafurin on Wikipedia »
Hironobu Kageyama (February 18, 1961 Osaka-) otherwise known as Kageyama Hironobu, Kageyama, Hironobu or TRY FORCE is a Japanese singer, voice actor, composer and actor.
His albums: Saint Seya Best Collection, I'm in you, GET THE WORLD, Super Survivor, Dragon Ball Z Hit Song Collection II: Miracle Zenkai Power!!, , , , Shiawase Beam! Suki Suki Beam! and CHA-LA HEAD-CHA-LA. Genres he performed: J-pop, Ballad, Heavy metal, Hard rock, Music of Japan, Rock music, Pop music and Music in Japanese animation.
Read more about Hironobu Kageyama on Wikipedia »
Arisa Andō (March 5, 1961 Tokyo-) a.k.a. Arisa Ando, Arisa Andou, Arisa Saito or Saito Arisa is a Japanese voice actor.
Read more about Arisa Andō on Wikipedia »
Takaaki Ishibashi (October 22, 1961 Katsushika-) also known as 石橋 貴明, いしばし たかあき, Ishibashi Taka'aki, Taka-san, Taka-chan or Takaaki is a Japanese actor, comedian, singer, presenter and musician. His child is called Honoka Ishibashi.
His discography includes: Smile on me.
Read more about Takaaki Ishibashi on Wikipedia »
Hiroyuki Kitazume (July 24, 1961 Tokyo-) also known as 北爪 宏幸, Kitazume Hiroyuki or Kitazume, Hiroyuki is a Japanese animator, screenwriter and film director.
Read more about Hiroyuki Kitazume on Wikipedia »
Haruo Satō (September 19, 1961 Tokyo-) otherwise known as Haruo Satō or Haruo Satou is a Japanese voice actor.
Read more about Haruo Satō on Wikipedia »
Tatsuya Yoshida (January 9, 1961 Japan-) also known as Yoshida Tatsuya, 吉田達也, Joseph Nothing, Yoshida, Tatsuya or Rom=Pari is a Japanese musician.
Related albums: Just One Fix / Spanking (Ed Gain mix) / Love/Hate Co., A Million Years, Drums, Voices, Keyboards & Guitar, Shambhala Number One, We Could Live Till a Robot Can Catch a Cockroach, Deadland After Dreamland, Dreamland Idle Orchestra, Dummy Variations, Magaibutsu and Devil From the East: A Decade of Yoshida Tatsuya.
Read more about Tatsuya Yoshida on Wikipedia »
Urara Takano (August 16, 1961 Togane-) also known as Takano Urara or Hisako Takayama is a Japanese voice actor and entrepreneur. Her child is Anna Kirie.
Discography: Kore ga REVIEW.
Read more about Urara Takano on Wikipedia »
Masaya Matsuura (June 16, 1961 Japan-) also known as 松浦雅也 or Matsuura, Masaya is a Japanese game designer and musician.
His albums include PaRappa the Rapper, PaRappa the Rapper 2 and UmJammer Lammy Original Soundtrack.
Read more about Masaya Matsuura on Wikipedia »
m.c.A.T (May 15, 1961-) also known as M.c.A・T, 富樫明生, とがしあきお, Akio Togashi, とがし あきお, 富樫 明生, m.c.A•T, m.c.A?T, m.c.A*T, mcAT or エムシーエーティー is a Japanese record producer and musician.
His most important albums: m.c.A•T, Returns !, Bomb A Head!, Bomb A Head! Returns!, The Remix, Bomb A Head! V, Best Singles+, , and Beastie Life. Genres he performed include Hip hop music and J-pop.
Read more about m.c.A.T on Wikipedia »
Keiko Matsui (July 26, 1961 Tokyo-) also known as Keiko Doi, 松居慶子, Matsui, Keiko or 土居慶子 is a Japanese composer, jazz pianist and keyboard player.
Her albums include Under Northern Lights, No Borders, Night Waltz, Cherry Blossom, Doll, Sapphire, Dream Walk, Collection, Full Moon and the Shrine and Keiko Matsui Live. Genres she performed: New-age music, Smooth jazz and Jazz fusion.
Read more about Keiko Matsui on Wikipedia »
Mami Ayukawa (March 29, 1961-) also known as Ayukawa, Mami is a Japanese singer.
Her most important albums: Mami Ayukawa Collection, , and . Her related genres: J-pop.
Read more about Mami Ayukawa on Wikipedia »
Tomohiro Nishimura (February 2, 1961 Asahikawa-) a.k.a. Nishimura, Tomohiro or Hoko Nishimura is a Japanese actor, voice actor and singer-songwriter.
Read more about Tomohiro Nishimura on Wikipedia »
Yoshimi Iwasaki (June 15, 1961 Fukagawa, Tokyo-) also known as Iwasaki Yoshimi or Iwasaki, Yoshimi is a Japanese singer and actor.
Related albums: , , , , , , , , and .
Read more about Yoshimi Iwasaki on Wikipedia »
Miki Takahashi (September 19, 1961 Bunkyō-) also known as Takahashi Miki is a Japanese voice actor, singer and actor.
Her albums: .
Read more about Miki Takahashi on Wikipedia »
Yuko Kobayashi (February 6, 1961 Tokyo-) a.k.a. Kobayashi Yūko, Yuuko Kobayashi, Yūko Kobayashi, Hoshino Yuko, Yuko Hoshino or Yûko Kobayashi is a Japanese actor and voice actor.
Read more about Yuko Kobayashi on Wikipedia »
Yumi Takada (September 21, 1961 Tokyo-) otherwise known as Takada, Yumi is a Japanese voice actor.
Her albums include , , 銀河で直立歩行, and .
Read more about Yumi Takada on Wikipedia »
Anri (August 31, 1961 Japan-) also known as ANRI is a Japanese singer.
Discography: ANRI the BEST, 1/2 & 1/2, MIND CRUISIN', MOANA LANI, MY FAVORITE SONGS 2, NEUTRAL, TWIN SOUL, BOOGIE WOOGIE MAINLAND, CAT'S EYE and Angel Whisper.
Read more about Anri on Wikipedia »
Michie Nakatani (October 8, 1961-) also known as Nakatani, Michie or 中谷美智枝 is a Japanese singer.
Read more about Michie Nakatani on Wikipedia »
Takayuki Negishi (August 6, 1961 Tokyo-) also known as 根岸貴幸, ねぎしたかゆき, 根岸 貴幸, ねぎし たかゆき, Negishi Takayuki or Negishi, Takayuki is a Japanese film score composer.
His albums: Cardcaptor Sakura, Tokyo Mew Mew, , 東京ミュウミュウ オリジナルサウンドトラック, Volume 2, Mnemosyne -ムネモシュネの娘たち- Sound Track and Bloody Roar 3 Soundtrack.
Read more about Takayuki Negishi on Wikipedia »
Michio Kurihara (November 23, 1961 Tokyo-) otherwise known as 栗原道夫 or Kurihara, Michio is a Japanese guitarist.
His albums include Sunset Notes, Cloud Chamber and Rainbow.
Read more about Michio Kurihara on Wikipedia »
Karen Tanaka (April 7, 1961 Tokyo-) also known as Tanaka, Karen is a Japanese composer and film score composer.
Read more about Karen Tanaka on Wikipedia »
Akira Takasaki (February 22, 1961 Osaka-) also known as 高崎晃, Takasaki, Akira or Loudness is a Japanese musician, songwriter, guitarist, record producer and film score composer.
His most important albums: Geneshaft Original Sound Track, Geneshaft: TRANS=MIST, Tusk of Jaguar, Nenriki and SHAFT DRIVE. Genres: Heavy metal and Rock music.
Read more about Akira Takasaki on Wikipedia »
Masayoshi Yamashita (November 29, 1961 Osaka-) also known as Loudness or Yamashita Masayoshi is a Japanese bassist.
His related genres: Heavy metal and Rock music.
Read more about Masayoshi Yamashita on Wikipedia »
Jun Togawa (March 31, 1961 Shinjuku-) otherwise known as Togawa Jun, Togawa Junko, Junko Togawa or Togawa, Jun is a Japanese actor, singer and musician.
Her most important albums: Twin Very Best Collection, 好き好き大好き, , , , Togawa Legend: Self Select Best & Rare 1979–2008, , , and .
Read more about Jun Togawa on Wikipedia »
Hideaki Tokunaga (February 27, 1961 Yanagawa-) also known as 徳永英明, とくなが ひであき, Tokunaga Hideaki or Tokunaga, Hideaki is a Japanese songwriter and singer.
His albums include VOCALIST, VOCALIST 2, VOCALIST 3, カガヤキナガラ, DEAR, Revolution, REALIZE, INTRO. Ⅱ, JUSTICE and Girl. Genres related to him: Kayōkyoku and Pop music.
Read more about Hideaki Tokunaga on Wikipedia »
Makoto Ozone (March 25, 1961 Kobe-) is a Japanese jazz pianist.
His albums include Wizard of Ozone, Nature Boys, The Trio, Ozone, Virtuosi, Face To Face, My Witch's Blue, Haiku, Jungle and Pure Pleasure for the Piano.
Read more about Makoto Ozone on Wikipedia »
Nobuaki Kakuda (April 11, 1961 Sakai-) also known as Nobuo Kakuda, Kakuda Sensei or Kakuda, Nobuaki is a Japanese actor and martial artist.
His albums: .
Read more about Nobuaki Kakuda on Wikipedia »