I've been meaning to create this reference post for awhile however I'm only now finally getting around to typing this out….the original idea was to have a single post which would list all artists/groups which have been covered in some way here over the past 2 years but it sort of grew into a…."what's on the shelf sort of thingy."
In some ways though this may actually be a….."don't let this happen to you" post as below you can see that what once used to resemble a bedroom has now become a storage room as a bed no longer fits in there due to the…..um ever growing amount of stuff in there…it's really not a pretty sight!
These photos show maybe almost 15% of the J-Pop related items in the room as these are mainly some of the CD shelves along one wall….the other wall is sort of a nightmare so I stuck to this side only although I wasn't able to get everything on this side of the room into these photos. 😛 My brother built these shelves for me awhile ago and before the overcrowding they did look a lot nicer I promise…..now it's sort of organized chaos at best. >_<
The following listing covers just about everything on my CD shelves (DVDs must be saved for another day) including albums and singles (original releases only as I don't download any music). Some artists/groups in the listing are attributed to only a single or a few releases while others pertain to entire discographies, those being my most favorite artists as some have literally taken years to complete as tracking down older releases can be quite a challenge and some of this searching was done before the internet really became a source for out of print releases in the form of second hand CD shops, etc. Quite a few of these releases were acquired as promo CDs/singles too…….as surely I would never have been able to afford all of these on my own and a lot of them are older releases which I acquired through friends. =) Work for me began in my mid teens so the collection really began quite early and it sort of just grew over the years. ^ ^
While surely the goal here would be to cover many of the artists, so far only a few have been posted here so what I've done is linked those artists directly and in the cases where a "main" post is available on a particular artist I've linked those posts directly from that artists/group's name while all posts including "secondary" or related posts appear afterwards as a "(1)." For some artists such as Angela Aki, I've yet to do an actual proper posting about her so in this case only a "(1)" link is included. Please bear with me as I'm utilizing tags to link these so in many cases the "secondary" listings may be a bit diluted as to the actual content for that particular group or artist as some may only have small references to them and also include non music posts as well.
When it comes to Momusu and anyone H!P related at first I wasn't going to list them at all as the tagged posts may get out of hand in some instances as many of these posts are somewhat intertwined with one another when it comes to relativity……and also they're all listed under "M" as when my Momusu collection first began there was only Momusu to collect and as UFA and Tsunku kept on adding on more and more artists/units/groups over the years I just kept adding them to the shelf after Momusu so alphabetically it's quite comical to say the least! 😛 Who could've known at that time in '98 that Momusu would eventually spawn off an entire family of soloist and groups!….it's been a bit wild living through Tsunku's creations in real time over the past 10+ years. 😮
As more artists/groups are covered here in posts I'll continue to add links directly to this post in the future so after this post falls out of the main first page here on VOX, I'll add a little post link (taking you back to this post) at the very top of the first page and date it into the future so that it remains there, hopefully making artists/groups covered here a bit easier to find. ^ ^ And again, not all artists/groups listed here pertain to large collections as some are only referencing a few releases and in many cases only a single release. All links are only referring to music related ones (with the main but not exclusive exception being a lot of the H!P related posts due to tags overlapping genres….sorry I wasn't able to separate the music posts from everything else so the H!P links are really redundant at time depending on the member/group being linked >_< )…for example while there are Hirosue Ryoko posts here I didn't link them as they're related to her acting and not her music.
There are a few thousand music albums & singles on these shelves so I apologize for this list getting a bit out of hand…..no keyboards were harmed in the typing of this list. 😛 Also I apologize for the primitive nature of earlier (before new laptop posts) posts as I wasn't able to upload audio or video back then with my really really slow pc nor was I able to create proper screencaps then……(sigh….I ♥'d "Dino" though)… 😛
One final note is that I didn't include a listing for label compilations, soundtracks, and other various artist collections as they would have been too difficult to categorize…with the exception of the Final Fantasy series which has already been posted.
Abe Asami / Aikawa Nanase / Aiko / Airi / Aiuchi Rina / Aizawa Tomoko / Akasaka Komachi / Aki Angela (1) / Akiyama Nana (1) / Amuro Namie (1) / Anna / Anri / Anzai Hiroko / Aoki Yuko / Arai Yumi / Arashi / Aska / Aya & Chika (D&D) / B Kool / Bad Luck / Baji-R / Barbier / Bay Canyons / Be-B / Black Biscuits (Vivian Hsu J-Pop group) / Blue / Boa / Bonnie Pink / The Brilliant Green / Buck Tick / B'z / Cagnet / Calin / Canaria Club / Chara / Checkicco / The Chewing Gum Weekend / Chica Boom / Chinen Rina / Chisato / Cocco / CoCo / The Cool Chic Child / Creamy / Cune / D&D (Olivia related post) / D Shade / Deen / Deeps / Do as infinity / Double / Dragon Ash / Dreams Come True / Eguchi Yosuke / 808 / 'Else / Enomoto Kanako / Escalators / Every Little Thing / F-Blood / Favorite Blue / Field of View / Flying Kids / Fujii Fumiya / Fujishige Masataka (1) / Fukada Kyoko / Fukiishi Kazue / Fukuyama Masaharu / Furuuchi Toko / The Gardens / Glay / Globe / The Gospellers / Gyaruru / Hagiwara Asako / Hal / Halo / Hamada Masatoshi / Hamamoto Sara / Hamasaki Ayumi (1) / Hana Hana / Haneda Erika / Hangry & Angry / Happun no vanilla / Hara Fumina / Harada Tomoyo / Hattan Amika / Hattori Yumiko / Hayashibara Megumi / Himuro Kyosuke (1) / Hinagata Akiko / Hiro (SPEED) (1) / Hirose Kohmi / Hirosue Ryoko / Hisaishi Joe / Hisamatsu Fumina / Hitomi / Honda Minako / Hoshino Mari / Hsu Vivian (1) / Ichikawa Yui / Iijima Mari / Iijima Naoko / Imai Eriko (1) / Imai Miki (1) / Inoue Shoko / Inoue Yosui / Ishii Tatsuya / Ishii Yuki / Ishimine Satoko / Ito Yuna / Izam / Izumikawa Sora / Izumiya Shigeru / Jeho / J-Friends / Jaywalk / Jelly Beans (Asano yuko & Tanaka Misako) / Juliana / Kageyu Tomomi / Kahala Tomomi / Kaientai / Kaji Hideki / Kajiura Chie / Kamiko Miyabi / Kanno Miho / Karasawa Toshiaki / Kato Noriko / Kawamura Ryuichi / Kawasaki Yoko / Kikuchi Aina / Kimura Yoshino / Kimura Yuki / Kinki Kids / Kiroro / Kishitani Kaori (1) / Kobukuro / Koda Kumi / Koizumi Kyoko / Kome Kome Club / Konaka Riyu / Koyanagi Yuki / Kubota Toshinobu / Kudo Shizuka / Kudou Yuuki / Kuninaka Ryoko / Kuraki Mai / Kusunose Seishiro / L<->R / L'arc~en~ciel (1) / Le Couple / Lindberg / Lois / Love Cupids (Okamoto Mayo & Narita Yurie) / Luca / Luna Sea / Luv 2 Shy / Makihara Noriyuki / Mami / Manish / Maschera / Matsu Takako (1) / Matsuda Seiko / Matsumoto Rio / Matsutoya Yumi / MAX / Mazda Julia / Melody / Miju / Mika & Philadelphia / Miku Reika / Minekawa Takako / Minisuka Pan / Mission / Miura Rieko / Miyamae Maki / Miyazawa Rie / Mizuki Arisa / Mochida Kaori (ELT) (indies debut 6/17/98) / Mochida Maki / Moriguchi Hiroko / Morikawa Miho / Morishita Junna / Moritaka Chisato (1) / Morning Musume / Kiiro 5 / Aoiro 7 / Akagumi 4 / Sannin Matsuri / Nananin Matsuri / Juunin Matsuri / Happy 7 / Sexy 8 / Odoru 11 / Salt 5 / 7 Air / 11 Water / MM. Otomegumi / MM. Sakuragumi (1) / H.P All Stars / Elegies / Sexy Otonajan / Puri Puri Pink / MM. Tanjou 10 nen kinentai / Aa! / Abe Natsumi / Berryz Koubou / High-King / Athena & Robikerottsu / Abe Natsumi & Yajima Maimi / Abe Natsumi & Okeisan / Biyuuden / Buono! / Country Musume / Country Musume ni Ishikawa Rika / Country Musume ni Konno to Fujimoto / C-ute / DEF.DIVA / Fujimoto Miki / GAM / Gomattou / Gotou Maki / Kira Pika / Kirarin Revolution / Kusumi Koharu / Mano Erina / Matsuura Aya / Matsuura Aya w/ Ecohams / Melon Kinenbi / MilkyWay / Minimoni / Minihams / Minimoni to Takahashi +4 Kids (that's got to be the wackiest name for a group! ^ ^ ) / Nakazawa Yuko / Nochiuranatsumi / Ongaku Gatas / Pucchimoni / Romans / Tanpopo / Tsuji Nozomi / W / ZYX / Itsuki Hiroshi, Horiuchi Takao + H!P Choir / Mr.Children (1) / Murata Kazumi / My Little Lover / Nagai Mariko / Nagasaku Hiromi / Nakajima Miyuki / Nakama Yukie (1) / Nakashima Mika / Nakayama Emiri / Nakayama Miho / New Cinema Tokage / Nishida Hikaru / Northern Bright / Oda Kazumasa / Oda Yuji / Ogawa Mana / Iginome Yoko / Ohashi Rie / Ohguro Maki / Ohno Mikiyo / Ohtaki Eiichi / Ohtsuka Junko / Oishi Megumi / Okada Kohki / Okamoto Mayo / Okina Megumi / Okuda Ayano / Okuda Tamio / Olivia (1) / Osawa Takao / Ozaki Yutaka / Pamelah / Pino / Pizzicato Five / Pool Bit Boys / Princess Princess / PSM / Puffy / Qlair / Ribbon / Ring / Rinken Band / S.E.S / Sakai Miki / Sakai Mikio / Sakai Noriko (1) / Sakurai Tomo / Sakurakko Club / Sasaki Yuko / Sawada Seiko / Say a little prayer / Senou Azusa / Sharan Q / Shela / Shiina Hekiru / Shiina Noriko / Shimatani Hitomi / Shingomama (Katori Shingo) / Shinohara Ryoko / Shiratori Emiko (1) / Show-ya / Siam Shade / Smap (1) / Soap / Sorimachi Takashi / Southern All Stars / SPEED (1) / Spitz / Suga Shikao / Sugizo / Surface / Suzuki Ami / Suzuki Sarina / Suzuki Yume / Tackey & Tsubasa / Takahashi Mariko / Takahashi Yumiko / Tamaki Koji / Tamura Naomi / Tanimura Yumi (1) / Ten ♥ Musu / Timeslip-Rendezvous / TM Revolution / To Be Continued / Tokio / Tomosaka Rie / Tomoyasu Hotei / True Kiss Destination / Tsuyuzaki Harumi / Tulip / Two-Mix / Uchida Yuki / Ueda Gen / Uehara Takako / Ueto Aya (1) / Ulfuls / Utada Hikaru / Vanity / V6 / Wada Hiroki / Wands / Wink / Wong Faye (1) / X Japan / Yamada Mariya / Yamaguchi Sayaka / Yamaguchi Yuko / Yamashita Tatsuro / Yazawa Eikichi / Yokoyama Chisa (1) / Yonekura Chihiro / Yonekura Toshinori / Yonemitsu Miho / Yoshikawa Hinano / Yu-Ko / Yusa Mimori / Z-1 / Zard / (Various artist) Final Fantasy /
I will try to keep this post updated as I cover more artists/groups on the shelf…..hmm maybe one day they'll all be highighted in links?…..well probably not with my current work ethic…..kyaaa! so sorry but hopefully I can get more done…but surely I've missed some CDs along the way here also. ^ ^ ♪♪♥