#308 Asian Kung-Fu Generation

This Japanese indie band is one of the biggest Japanese bands worldwide.


The four piece band consists of vocalist Masafumi Gotou, guitarist Kensuke Kita, bassist Takahiro Yamada and drummer Kiyoshi Ijichi.


Their songs have been used as anime opening tunes – like the song “Haruka Kanata” for Naruto.

They played a tour with Weezer in 2008-9 and in 2013 they did their first European tour, visiting France, England and Germany.

Their down-to-earth mix of rock, melody and vocals are versatile and their music has a lot of depth.


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