Top 5 Japanese Guitarists of All Time

Guitarist Akira Takasaki of the metal band Loudness. Photo courtesy of artist.

These are the greatest axe-men that ever came out of Japan. Period. This full proof list will kill yours. Every eyeball that scans these names will praise the definite fact that their favorite J-pop artist was included. Your tastes will be validated and thank god reflected. If not then blame the young over-caffeinated Millennial that compiled this work of wonder. The excluded Japanese rock gods are a potential cage fight for some fans, but the chosen guitarists are from different genres. They’re rulers of their own thrones, fret-masters of the night. This is just an ode to some incredible Japanese guitarists who play with unabashed passion and amazing craftsmanship.

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